The voice can be a central partner in stimulating devised and physical theatre. By enabling the voice to reach a wide arc of its possibilities, we also increase our expressive palette.
Sometimes the voice itself can spark off areas of exploration, sparking off themes and actions that may then inform improvisation
Because the voice is a protean form of expression, it reveals emotions, but also creates aural images. It hovers between the person of the actor and the impersonal space of the listener/onlooker. Allowing the voice to be a prime mover in creating new material can empower a deeper exchange of ideas and initiatives. In workshopping text, in creating a sound world, participants learn to “irrigate” and fine-tune their project.