Monthly Archives: February 2012

Voice project day 3: Fighting my neighbor’s orgasms

The walls in my apartment building are exceedingly thin, which means I am doubly-blessed by having neighbors that both keep me up at night with their drunk-ass yelling and wake me up early in the morning with the sound of … Continue reading

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Voice Project 3: Like Barry White, but drunk and on the subway

If you want people to think you’re crazy, go do some vocal exercises on the street. ┬áNeed some extra room on the subway? I recommend working on your hard glottal stop. ┬áSay the word “hooch”, just as you are about … Continue reading

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Voice work day 2: Poop metaphors–a critical analysis of Vocal coaching books

Since I’m working on my voice, I’m going take a minute to talk about the voice of my main two books–both recommended by actors: Voice: Onstage and Off, and Freeing the Natural Voice. If I had to choose a voice … Continue reading

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New! Singing for my supper: the latest 30-day project.

Like pubescent boys and muscular girls the world over, I’m self-conscious of my voice. This does not mean screech like a banshee with a bullhorn whenever I hear my recorded voice, to my mind a pretty counter-productive way to drown … Continue reading

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