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Make Your Voice Heard

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Make Your Voice Heard

An Actor's Guide to Increased Dramatic Range Through Vocal Training

By Chuck Jones

Back Stage Books, Paperback, 9780823083701, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2005


• Focuses on the relationship between
voice training and acting

• Simple, easy-to-follow exercises to strengthen the voice in just 10 minutes
per day

• Revised and expanded edition includes
new techniques

• Replaces ISBN 0-8230-8333-0

Chuck Jones, the leading expert on using the voice to convey character, explains his groundbreaking techniques clearly and concisely in this revised edition of a classic. First, Jones examines acting basics related to the voice: being heard, character choices, and power. Then he introduces daily exercises that release, stretch, and strengthen the voice, in order to increase the actor’s expressive range. For any actor who wants to grow and develop, Make Your Voice Heard offers powerful, practical tools for connecting the voice to emotions—and using the vocal instrument to create new levels of meaning.

About the Author
Chuck Jones is a graduate of Cornell University and has taught voice at various schools including Playwrights Horizons Theater School and the University of California, Berkeley. He has fifteen years of professional acting credits on stage and on the small screen. He lives in Kingston, NY.