Notes on the freelance life: voice work

By Kate Foy

Yesterday was hardly typical, and it was memorable for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I had three freelance jobs that took me cross-town a couple of times through pouring rain and crazy traffic; Brisbane doesn’t respond well to the wet. The second was a confirmation (if I needed it) at day’s end that the business…

So you want to be an actor? We have a problem

By Kate Foy

A year ago I wrote about American scholar and practitioner Robert Hornby’s ‘The End of Acting’. It’s a book that has a strong point of view about the art of acting and the education of artists.  I’ve enjoyed dipping back into it since a first reading in 1993.  That an actor needs training is, from…

The Voice Warmup

By Kate Foy

This is the most popular post on the blog. I continue to add to it with hotlinks and further comment on one of the more important skills for the actor. Scribbles to Myself (April 2008) So the voice is on my mind right now, not only because of my own recent scare in the run…