Voice Fundamentals 1: Good Voice Use

The first of two courses, aimed at individuals who need to understand the basic principles of voice and its use in performance.

Voice Fundamentals 1: Good Voice Use

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The first of two modular courses aimed at individuals who need to understand the basic principles of voice and its uses.

Through this course you will gain an understanding of breath and how it supports good voice work as well as practicing vocal agility and dexterity to create clear and impactful speech. You'll develop an awareness of the use of clarity and tone in speech and acquire skills for working on a variety of texts and through everyday speech. You will also look at using the voice safely and the importance of warm up prior to performance. 

Please note; by it's very nature, voice training involves a certain amount physical activity and floor work. We are committed to being inclusive to people of all needs and abilities however, so do get in touch to discuss any concerns you may have around this. We can make sure exercises are adapted to individual needs.  

You may also be interested in Voice Fundamentals 2: Voice in Performance which runs the week after Voice Fundamentals 1: Good Voice Use - many students book onto both courses. 

Who Should Attend?

  • People who are interested in the voice and it's uses
  • Individuals planning to audition for drama school
  • Drama teachers who want to develop their knowledge of the voice
  • Trainers wishing to make an enhanced vocal impact
  • Public speakers wanting to improve their vocal skills
  • Amateur actors or directors aiming to develop their skills.

Please be aware that this is not an English language course for non-native English speakers. If you are interested in accent softening or confidence building in Spoken English you may be interested in our Summer School course in Clear Spoken English.

Course Detail

Dates: Monday 16th July 2018 - Friday 20th July 2018. 10:00 - 16:30. 

Minimum Age: 18 years

Note: Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be confident speaking English to a conversational level (ideally IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent).

Visas and Immigration: If you are not from an EU or EEA country or Switzerland, you will need to obtain a Visa prior to entry to the UK (if you are a visa national) or upon entry to the UK (if you are a non-visa national). It is each student's responsibility to have the right documentation for study when they arrive at Central.

Please note that you cannot enter the UK on a Visitor's Visa if your primary reason for travel is to study on this course. if you do not have a valid visa you will not be allowed to study at Central.

See this website for more information.


Our courses are available on a first-come, first served basis in order of payment. To secure a place, please follow the steps below:-

1. Click on "Book Now" on the left-hand side of this screen and complete the online application.

2. You will then receive an automated email with confirmation of application and your Student ID number.

3. Please then call the office on 0207 559 3960 quoting your Student ID number to make payment of the course fee. Our phone line is open from 9am - 4.30pm,  Monday to Friday.

Please note, to confirm a place, payments must be received in full.