Great vocal warm-up exercises from the National Theatre.

National Theater is an online site for on-stage actors, and thanks to @AleneCookeVO's Tweets I am able to share these vocal warm-ups with you.
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Comment by Angela Farruggia on March 8, 2011 at 1:11pm
Wonderful...thank you for bringing this to our attention. What ever you put in you get out .These exercises demonstrate just that.
Comment by George I. Tsiros on March 7, 2011 at 11:52pm

Zurek,

Fantastic video!  It reminds me of my theater vocal training exercises in college. "Thanks for the memories," and the very useful videos.

Comment by Jeremy Ryan Creative on March 7, 2011 at 5:04pm
Excellent!  More wacky sounds coming from my studio... my neighbors think I've completely lost my mind.  Thanks for the post Zurek.  Very helpful.
Comment by Roxanne Hernandez on March 7, 2011 at 4:58pm
Thanks, Zurek!! 
Comment by Joe Rodriguez on March 7, 2011 at 12:54pm
Sweet!  Thanks!
Comment by Rosi Amador on March 7, 2011 at 10:47am

Thanks Zurek! Very helpful. I throw in some yoga up and down dogs in between and this really gets the blood flowing and clears my head!

Rosi Amador

Spanish/English Bilingual Voice & On-Camera Actor

www.amadorbilingualvoiceovers.com

Comment by Paul Boucher on March 7, 2011 at 10:21am
Thanks Zurek A reminder that before a full day in the studio - this is the *least* we should do for our instrument.
Comment by Lesley Lyon on March 7, 2011 at 9:01am
A great post! Puts a different range to ones projection, but will make close up mic work that much more wholesome.
Comment by Sini Manner on March 7, 2011 at 5:29am

Whoaaaaaa. Can't get any more authoritative than the NT! Cheers. (Need to get tix for Frankensteinon there currently - sold out in 2 seconds!!)

Although - I find jumping up & down & jogging on the spot followed by a feww deep in/exhalations does the trick if I'm feeling abit foggy before hitting the mic. Oh, & I never sit down to record. Interpretive dance is pretty funny tho :))

Comment by Mitch Krayton on March 6, 2011 at 8:38pm
Great warm ups to free the upper body and extend the range of our instrument. The biggest difference is that we do our work in small rooms and must let the mic does the bulk of the amplification work. In theatre, the voice must project to the back of the house.

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