Singing and the Actor contains a structured training programme for the singing actor and dancer. Pitching, registers and breath management, the communication of sung text and the production of Belt, Twang and Speech qualities are all covered in this practical book. Revised throughout, this second edition now benefits from new insights on managing 'the break' and additional exercises for readers who process in different training modes.
Dr Gillyanne Kayes is a highly respected vocal trainer with over 30 years experience working with actors, dancers and musical theatre singers. Numerous West End and international artistes have benefited from her accurate and practical information about the voice. Director of the Integrated Voice programme, Ms Kayes advises teachers of Musical Theatre throughout the UK, in Europe, USA, the Far East and Australasia.