Vocal Health #1: How Voice Is
Produced & How to Protect It
As a voice actor, how much do you know about the key instrument to your livelihood?
We're speaking about your voice, of course - and it's crucial for voice professionals to know how that instrument works, and how to protect it.
"Be a smart singer and a smart speaker," says Bettye Zoller, the multiple award winning voice actor, teacher, studio singer, audio producer, and owner of VoicesVoices.
Few people in the industry today can likely match the depth of experience of Zoller's 30 years behind the mic. And let's add her start as a child actor on the MGM studios lot.
Neverthless, Zoller has also studied the medical side of voice, and offers this informative podcast on how voice is produced, with valuable tips for protecting it.
DO NO DAMAGE
Use it but don't abuse it, Zoller advises in caring your voice. Among suggestions are to:
The recipient of CLIO, ADDY, Golden Radio, and Audie awards, Zoller is a voice-over and speech coach, acting coach, and university educator who also presents voice-over and studio singer workshops nationwide.
She is currently the Feagin Guest Artist Professor in the Theatre Division at Tulsa University.
Home base is Dallas, where she owns and is an audio engineer/producer in her recording studio.
She is also introducing two new audiobooks this summer:
Her latest Simon and Schuster release is a two-CD set, Speaking Effective English, with a foreword by famed actor Edward Asner.
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