The Connected Voice Felicity Jurd

An eight-week Voice Workshop for working actors.

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Course Overview

The HubStudio is thrilled to have award winning acting coach and voice teacher Felicity Jurd teach this comprehensive eight-week voice workshop for professional working actors.

This course is broken down into five main areas of discovery. Connecting your sound to the truth for objective & action, understanding vocal safety, staying on the breath for connection to text, impact with tone & variety not just volume, advanced resonator & muscular work to develop vocal strength and depth whilst using the concept of ease & flow.

“Felicity knows her stuff. She is diligent, experienced & communicates her method brilliantly. She goes above & beyond for her clients, ensuring rapid progress with fantastic results. I definitely had a breakthrough”. Ayse Tezel Sione’s 2, Nothing Trivial , Spartacus, Go Girls, The Blue Rose

“Felicity is a dedicated and accomplished woman of the theater. And film/TV!” Karen Kohlhaas, Master Teacher at Atlantic Theater Company NYC & Author of ‘The Monologue Audition’

Course Outline

The session will incorporate the practice of the following;

        • Breath work – learning styles to enhance sound, to connect, to relax and to energise
          To connect the breath to the line – Why good acting starts with good breath connection
        • Increasing volume – Accessing your resonators with minimal effort for maximum sound
        • Muscular work – How To Find Your Vocal agility for complex text
        • Deepening connection to language – Content & Structure of the writer
        • Releasing the tongue – How To Use Muscular release to access more forward placement and clarity. 
        • Applied voice work – Rehearsal Session & Vocal notes on prepared text

Course Outcomes

This series will cover techniques that create a connected voice as a tool for enhanced pursuit of objectives and character development. A selection of general outcomes are;

  • Use a more authentic & truthful voice in all your roles
  • Personalised physical vocal warm ups in order to connect to text and objectives for a given role
  • Learning to release tension in the body that directly impacts freedom for resonance
  • Enjoy greater ease and flow in vocal delivery in all styles
  • Greater body awareness and control to increase sound level safely
  • Use structure of writing & language to help you connect vocally
  • Physical vocal techniques for different styles of writing to enhance vocal connection

Session Details

When: 8 x Wednesday Nights

Dates: 20th February – 10th April 2019

Cost: $489.00 incl GST (10% off for members)

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Participants14 Maximum

Session Details

About Felicity Jurd

Felicity is an award winning teacher with 27 years teaching experience which has crossed acting, movement, dance and voice for actors & corporate both in Australia & UK.  A teacher trained graduate of the Atlantic Theater Company in New York, she also lived in UK for 9 years where she worked extensively as a voice over artist and appeared in many TV commercials. She is currently on staff as an acting & voice coach at ISA, NIDA, ACA, TDP, AIM and has coached for many more including atyp (2000 – 2006), Conservatorium of Music, MLC Burwood, CTA (UK) & Central School of Ballet (UK), SAA (Sydney). Production coaching credits include; Blood Wedding (UTS), Zoo Story (UTS), Random & Whacky, Lion King AU & Olivia Lee’s Comedy Show.

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Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. & headshot to or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course.

For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

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    TERMS & CONDITIONS: Please make 100% sure you are available for the course BEFORE agreeing to these terms and conditions. Once you have agreed by ticking the above box YOU ARE FULLY LIABLE TO PAY FOR THE COURSE IN FULL REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY CLASSES ARE ATTENDED. If you are not accepted onto the course, you will not held be liable to pay. Confirmation of acceptance onto a course will be emailed to you directly with an invoice. Upon receipt of the invoice you hereby agree to pay the full amount and by no later than the due date stated on the invoice. If you have opted for the direct debit payment system, you agree to return the emailed Direct Debit Request (DDR) Form within two days of receipt with the correct banking information and agree to have the appropriate funds available at all times, as per the payment schedule. If for some reason the DDR Form isn't filled out, at any stage before or after a course, you will still be required to pay the course amount in full. If for any reason you have not received the DDR Form, it is your responsibility to pay for the course and notify the studio. Please note that prior to payment we cannot guarantee your place on any course. CANCELLATIONS MADE BY YOU: If for whatever reason you wish to cancel your place on a course, you must notify us via email within five (5) business days before the start of the first class. A REFUND WILL BE ISSUED ONLY IF YOUR PLACE CAN BE FILLED. Often at this stage it can be difficult to find a suitable replacement, however we’ll do our best to facilitate the changes, if at all possible. If a refund is approved it will incur an administration charge of $75. Any cancellations requested after the five (5) days cut off are non-refundable however may be transferred as a credit, at the discretion of the The HubStudio, and are not guaranteed. IF WE MAKE CANCELLATIONS: Rarely we have to move a class due to unforeseen circumstances such as teachers sickness or unavailability. In these circumstance we will do our best to find a new time to accomodate everyone. We do not offer refunds for single class movements. If a whole class series is moved you will be entitled to a credit note for the next series or a full refund if you can’t attend the new dates. MAILING LIST: Please note by agreeing to these terms and conditions you also give consent to be subscribed to any potential HubStudio mailing lists and marketing material. To opt-out at any time simply follow the link provided. OUR POLICY: At all times, The HubStudio will endeavour to facilitate your needs, and provide the most fair, and suitable outcome for both parties. The above terms and conditions are best practice policies to ensure we can maintain a high standard and quality service to all our customers.

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Further Questions

The HubStudio prides itself on helping professional actors to facilitate their training journey. If you would like more information about this course, or more importantly which courses would suit you best, then please email or call us to discuss your training goals.