Filmed as part of the Singing and the Actor Training intensive seminar, the work on this streaming video is based on the chapter "My voice won't come out at Auditions" in Gillyanne's best-selling book 'Singing and the Actor'.
why opening the throat ISN'T connected with breath
the difference between relaxed and open, and why you need both
how to identify a tight throat in speaking, singing or breathing
how you can monitor your practice from the outside - and the most common mistake people make
how to find the 'silent laugh' position using several different approaches
how to separate the silent laugh from unwanted physical tensions
what to do when you lose the silent laugh
what to do when you don't feel like laughing at all
how to check if you're doing it right
how you can open up without sounding like a classical singer
why noisy whispering is bad for you
how to separate your true vocal folds from your false vocal folds, and why it's essential for healthy speaking and singing
what to listen for when you are opening the throat - and why you DON'T want to hear the "sounds of the sea"
when doing it "wrong" can be right
how to isolate false vocal fold constriction from tongue movement
how to find three positions of the false vocal folds - and the most common mistake that people make
what the true vocal folds are doing when you are performing unvoiced constriction
Join the group as they go through the entire technique of the silent laugh and its partner, 'silent breathing'. This footage was devised by Gillyanne and Jeremy for actors, singers, teachers and voice therapists wanting to learn precise, effective techniques for vocal improvement in singing or speaking.
Eavesdrop on the practice group as Jeremy takes the participants through the exercises. This bonus track comprises almost 15 minutes of excerpts from the practice session, and shows Jeremy working with a small group of participants to help them improve their understanding and personal voice use.
Watch their individual progress as they experiment with the techniques
Listen to different people describing their own sensations - not everyone feels what you feel!
Witness the techniques being mastered in minutes
This bonus track includes:
As a second thank-you for buying this streaming video we're including a free copy of 'Looking At A Voice: Constriction and Release'. The original Looking At A Voice series was a UK first, and the debut video ebook was featured on the BBC science programmes 'Leading Edge' and 'Science in Action', broadcast to an estimated 44,000,000 people!
This endoscopy video shows EXACTLY what's happening inside your throat when you tighten.
If you really want to find your open throat sound, eliminate unwanted disturbance in your singing and end that tight throat feeling, add this vocal technique streaming video to your cart now and get immediate access to the techniques