Classes

At this time, we offer voice classes and private voice and/or dialect sessions for actors, writers, or other creatives. We offer private, individual sessions in Speaking Voice, General American Dialect, Speeches and Presentations, and TED Talks for executives and others. If you have a group, please contact us to set up a class or workshop that suits your needs.

Classes tend to fill up very quickly. If you’d like to be notified of classes when they are announced, please sign up for the mailing list. We do not send many emails and we respect your privacy.

 

2017 Winter/Spring Voice CLASSES for Actors and other creatives:

NEW! The June Intensive   6/26-6/29 10:00-5:30   $550.00.   A mix of Linklater Voice, Alexander Technique, and Feldenkrais “Awareness through Movement”, with text.

TWO Level 1 Classes! Starting in June and August
6/7 – 8/2 NO class week of July 4th. -Taught by Heidi Scheller: Wed. eves. 7-10pm.  $525.00

8/14 – 10/2  (No class on Labor Day, 9/5 instead.)   Taught by Adele Cabot: Mon eves 7-10 pm.  $525.00.

Level 2 starting in October
taught by Adele Cabot: Monday eves, 10/16 – 12/4. $525.00

Monthly “Stay in Vocal Shape Class”
For people who’ve finished both level 1 & 2 or their equivalent.
10 person minimum. Sign up monthly from July to November.

Scroll down for more details.

Click Contact Us or contact Aviva@lavoicejoy.com for information and or registration. Contact acabot@lavoicejoy.com if you have questions about classes or privates.

The Voice Intensive
June 26-29th. 10:00 AM -5:30 PM
Culver City.
$550.00


For 4 days, experience 10+ hours of full-on Linklater Voice work, 3 hours of Alexander Technique, 3 hours of Feldenkrais “Awareness through Movement”, and 8 hours of applying the voice work to text through Individual Monologue work in front of the class.

This Intensive is designed to bring you a deep-than-ever vocal awareness and release of long-held physical and vocal habits that constrain or block your voice and to experience new power, more passion and nuanced expressiveness in your voice.

All three disciplines, Linklater Voice, Alexander Technique, and Feldenkrais have at their core the principles of ease and physical awareness. This is a rare opportunity to experience all three disciplines in an intensive 4 day period. Participants will have ample opportunity to dig deeper into your voice, body, acting, and self and through sustained work release long-held habits that affect  alignment, breath, resonance, jaw, tongue, soft palate, and more.  Free your passionate, powerful, and authentic voice. Plug your voice into your spontaneous acting impulses. Shift your acting. Surprise yourself with the power of your vocal expression!

Linklater Voice taught by Adele Cabot
Alexander Technique taught by Lyn Charlsen Klein
Feldenkrais Awareness through Movement taught by Joyce Lu
(For bio information got to www.lavoicejoy.com)

Class size is limited to 12. You must apply to be accepted into this class. To apply contact Aviva@lavoicejoy.com
All levels welcome.
Cost: $550.00

LEVEL 1:
Essentials of Voice Work

Two sections available

The Level 1 Class includes a blend of technical and artistic work. Explore Breath, Alignment, Resonance, Releasing the Jaw, Relaxing the Tongue, and Soft Palate work to find greater ease and relaxation vocally and physically. Personalization of voice to text.
Includes application to monologue.
This class is structured for both group work and individual
attention.DETAILS: 
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Section 1: (beginning June 7)

Taught by Guest Teacher, Designated Linklater Teacher Heidi Scheller, for bio, click About US.

Dates: 6/7 – 7/26

Time: Wednesdays 7:00-10:00pm
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Section 2: (beginning August 14)

Taught by Adele Cabot, Designated Linklater Voice Teacher, Head and Primary Teacher/Coach at LAvoiceJOY

Dates: 8/14 – 10/2 (No class Labor Day, 9/4. Class that week will be on Tuesday 9/5)
Time: Mondays 7:00-10:00pm
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Price: $525
Location: Culver City

Nonrefundable $100.00 deposit reserves your space in class. Balance due before class starts. No credits or refunds for missed classes. Payment Plans Available.

 

Level 2 – Personalizing your Vocal Range

One Section Available, additional may be added pending demand

In this class you will work on expanding and connecting more fully to your whole 3  1/2 – 4 octave speaking range, Awaken parts of your voice/acting/self that you don’t use. Personalize your voice while exploring your body’s resonators. Expand on the work done in Level 1.

This class begins after both Level 1 Classes have ended, allowing for completion of the entire Linklater series!
Includes application to text.
This class is structured for both group work and individual
attention.

DETAILS: 

Taught by: Designated Linklater Voice Teacher, Adele Cabot,Head and Primary Teacher at LAvoiceJOY, bio below and at  www.lavoicejoy.com

Dates: 10/16 – 12/4
Time: Mondays 7:00-10:00pm

Price: $525
Location: Culver City

Must have completed Level 1 Class at LAvoiceJOY or have equivalent Linklater training as determined by Adele Cabot.

More information at www.lavoicejoy.com

Contact Aviva to register:
aviva@lavoicejoy.com

Nonrefundable $100.00 deposit reserves your space in class. Balance due before class starts. No credits or refunds for missed classes. Payment plans are available.

 

The Stay in Vocal Shape Class Monthly Class.

If you’ve taken both Level 1 and Level 2 classes but want to keep working on your voice and practicing, this class was designed with YOU in mind.

We’ll do a warm-up, go deeper into one aspect of the voice work, and then apply it to text. You can work on a monologue, audition sides, a scene, a character in a biopic, anything you want! Each class and each month will be designed to work on the specific needs of the people in class.

So spread the word to your VoiceJOY friends. There’s life after level 2!

Details:

Classes run monthly July-December. Sign up each month or if you’re working, take a month off. Classes missed from one month may not be carried over to another month.

Must have completed Level 1 and 2 or equivalent.

Price: $275  for four classes
Time: Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
10 Person Minimum, 12 maximum

Taught by Adele Cabot

Contact Aviva to sign up for this class. Aviva@lavoicejoy.com

Please read:

Classes usually fill up quickly.
To REGISTER for class, first, to be sure there is space still available in class, contact Aviva@lavoicejoy.com and let her know you would like to take the class. Or if you have questions, email Adele acabot@lavoicejoy.com.

(The June Intensive is by application only. It is open to all levels but you must contact Aviva and let her know you would like to apply for the Intensive. She will give you then details.)

TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN CLASS: After finding out if there is room in the class, make 100.00 non refundable deposit. The remaining 425.00 will be due before class start date. There is a often waiting list. If you must cancel and if we can fill your place in class, your 100.00 will be refunded.

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR MISSED CLASSES. Payment for classes must be received no later than one week in advance of class unless other arrangements have been made. Payment plans are available but payment in full must be received by the last class. Call or email if you need to arrange a payment plan. PayPal link can be found on the website. Or on www.paypal.com, use payments@lavoicejoy.com. Venmo can be used at @Adele-Cabot. Or you can send or drop off a check or cash. Contact us for details.

On-site credit cards also accepted.

 

Private sessions are available if you’d like to get started but can’t wait for the class. Contact Adele.   acabot@lavoicejoy.com

Free half hour consultation with Adele, contact aviva@lavoicejoy.com