Voice Notes on our US political candidates Part One – Hil

by Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Of course, if we’re going to talk politics and voices, we must begin with Hil, since she is the most whipped about the this topic. Watch a bit of this Hillary and Obama Interview for 60 Minutes in 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9uDUnywMu0 Here Hil is seated and inclined toward Obama, her one time adversary who quickly became her benevolent ...

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EP 16 – Talking About Being Human

by Friday, March 11, 2016

In this episode my good friend Jenny Walters and I talk about being human. When I teach a class or workshop or coach a client, I am helping not only to open up the vocal instrument, but often times we get into opening up the psyche in regards to self-judging and holding onto old beliefs that ...

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EP 14 – Pitch Perfect

by Friday, February 26, 2016

This week we connect with screenwriter, Deb Setele to hear about her PitchFest experience. We get some great tips and take-aways about how to handle the stress when you’re pitching -- which goes for auditions too! Deborah Setele Screenwriter/Story Analyst Deborah started her career as a screenwriter by writing short stories in her bedroom as a ...

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EP 13 – Stunts Games and Relationships America Young

by Friday, February 19, 2016

This week I’m talking to producer, director, actor, stunt-person, America Young. We talk about how she broke into the business from Nebraska of all places, and how she went from being accepted into med school to having 32 stunt credits on IMDB, and the importance of good relationships. America Young is currently working in many aspects ...

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EP 12 – Your Voice and Your Vibrator

by Friday, February 12, 2016

Good Vibrations - using a vibrator to help your voice This week I Skype with Elissa Weinzimmer, a vocal health specialist. She’s got a new program explaining in detail How Your Voice Works launching later this month. She’s also the co-creator of the Vibrant Voice Technique with David Ley where vibrators are used to improve your ...

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EP – 10 Cold Season

by Friday, January 29, 2016

Oh great, I’m sick! Hello Easy Speakers, So this week I’ve been overcome by the dreaded seasonal cold. Those of you out in snowy places are permitted to snicker at our LA “seasons” but it the temps out here do shift and that shifting has an effect on your bod. If you’re like me, you get a ...

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EP 09 – Get Clear

by Thursday, January 21, 2016

This week I wanted to broach the topic of Clarity. Most of us interested in vocal production and accent management are interested in being clear when we speak, right? Well I believe clarity begins inside us with our intention -- before we can communicate clearly we need to be clear about our intention, in our ...

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