Voice Fundamentals 2: Voice in Performance

The second course continues for those who want to further their understanding of the basic principles of voice and its use in performance started in Voice Fundamentals 1: Good Voice Use.

Voice Fundamentals 2: Voice in Performance

    Course fee



    Concessionary Fee


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

Please note, we would encourage students to apply only if they have completed Voice Fundamentals 1: Good Voice Use or have equivalent previous experience.

You will:

  • Learn to apply the breath/thought connection to text
  • Develop a practical understanding of support for performance
  • Develop a practical understanding of breathing, grounding and owning space in performance
  • Develop resonance and range to support the expressiveness demanded of performance
  • Learn to fill space vocally, physically and imaginatively in performance
  • Learn to overcome performance nerves
  • Perform text (or a speech where applicable) in a performance space.

You will be expected to continue working on your voice and on the texts in your own time to support your learning.

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.  

Who Should Attend?

  • People who are interested in the voice and it's uses and have prior experience
  • Individuals planning to audition for drama school
  • Drama teachers who want to develop their knowledge of the voice further
  • Trainers wishing to make an enhanced vocal impact
  • Public speakers wanting to improve their existing vocal skills
  • 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 23rd July 2018 - Friday 27th 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.