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David Smukler Voice Workshops

Announcing three Mini-Intensive workshops with David Smukler in April 2018!

Visceral Visions is delighted to offer three more Voice Mini-Intensives with David Smukler. Select one of the dates below to register:

Mini-Intensive A:          April 7 - 8, 10am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday
Location:                     Carousel Theatre, Studio A, Granville Island

Mini-Intensive B:          April 9 - 13, 7pm - 9:30pm, Monday through Friday
Location:                     The Post at 750, 750 Hamilton Street (by the CBC)

Mini-Intensive C:          April 14 - 15, 10am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday
Location:                     Russian Hall, Downstairs Studio, 600 Campbell Avenue

Fee:     $400 regular
            $350 early-bird rate: registered and PAID by midnight, February 16, 2018
            $320 - 20% discount for Equity members in good standing

Never taken a voice class before, and wondering if this is for you? If space allows, drop-ins will be accepted for the evening sessions April 9 - 13 at $80 per class. Those who have studied with David before are also welcome to drop in. Please check out our drop-in policy for details.

Maximum enrollment per workshop is 16, so register soon – first come, first served.

Since 2005, Visceral Visions has offered professional development workshops and mini-intensives with master voice teacher, David Smukler, for Vancouver-area performers, directors, and teachers. Sign up to receive updates about future workshops with David.



Mr. Smukler is one of the most respected voice teachers in North America. He is the Director of Canada's National Voice Intensive held each year in Toronto, teaches professional classes at Equity Showcase in Toronto, and a 25-year member of the faculty of York University’s Department of Theatre, where he supervised the Voice Teacher Diploma in the MFA Acting Program. After training at Carnegie Institute of Technology and Columbia University, he had a Rockefeller Grant to study voice production according to the principles of Iris Warren under Kristin Linklater. As a voice coach in Canada, England, the Netherlands, and the US, he has worked in theatre from classical theatre, opera and musical theatre, film, television, radio, to contemporary and experimental theatre and music with such companies as: the Stratford Festival (nine seasons), Alberta Theatre Projects, CanStage, The Royal Alex, The National Arts Centre (Canada); the Tyrone Guthrie and the Open Theatre (United States), the Royal Court and the English Opera Group (England); as well as the Apple, Centrum and Globe theatre companies (The Netherlands). He has taught at major drama schools in the US, England, The Netherlands and Canada.