BE FESTIVAL 2018 July 3rd – 7th Be Festival

Through the Voice – Simon Ratcliffe

How can the voice add a new dimension to improvisation and help develop new theatre works? Through this workshop, you can learn about how the voice can be used as a starting point to generate and develop a concept for improvisation. It begins with vocal preparation, progressing on to solo, pair and group improvisation.

Simon Ratcliffe is a lecturer in voice at Birmingham School of Acting and a freelance vocal coach working with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He holds an MA in Voice Studies from the Central School of Speech and Drama and has led workshops across Europe.

Each day of the festival there will be workshops taking place between 10.30am and 1.30pm. Led by international performers and directors, the workshops will focus on a range of acting and performance styles and techniques. Attendance is open to participating companies, festival volunteers, Midlands-based artists, students and interested audience members. Sign up for the workshops at the festival’s Hub when you collect your tickets. Limited capacity.

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