The Compelling Speaker: Variety and Clarity


January 8th – February 19th, 2020
Wednesdays – 6 – 7:30 pm
Classes held in Austin, Tx. 78704

Early Bird Price – $210 (7 classes – $30/class) December 30th

Regular Price – $245 (7 classes – $35/class) After December 30th

Student/Low Income 20% off (see below for code)

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The Compelling Speaker: Variety and Clarity

(This is a Level Two course.)

January 8th – February 19th, 2020

Wednesdays – 6 – 7:30 pm

This class is a deeper dive into Vocal Empowerment. You’ve taken the first level classes, Grounded Presence and Resonant Vocal Power. You were wanting more when they came to an end! Well, this class gives you more.

We will jump right into more work with Destructuring – learning more of the positions, opening the breath response, and letting sound become spontaneous and free. We’ll study movement/anatomy as it pertains to vocal technique. We’ll practice presence in performance. We’ll get curious about physical holds. We’ll learn techniques to open up those areas of the body so that you can have that energy back for your performance. We will study text and how to vocally build thoughts; pointing the listener in the right direction of what to pay attention to. Have a favorite text you’ve secretly yearned to bring alive? Bring it. We will breathe your soul into those words and you will get to experience the creation of them being spoken, in action.

The truth is, voice is an active thing. It is highly creative and every moment is brand new. It is a physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual act – to share your truth. If you’ve been on a journey of studying voice then you know the personal development it brings. We are always talking about the voice and we are always talking about something greater. What is it like to be an active participant in the creation of word, intention, thought, into SOUND? What is it like to be 100% in?

Come find out. You absolutely CAN do this. I can’t wait to see you shine.

Prerequisite for class – Resonant Vocal Power and Grounded Presence or have worked with Melissa privately for 2 months.

This class is appropriate for anyone – business persons, teachers, managers, parents, etc – not just performers, actors, or creative types.

Contact Melissa directly at if you are wondering if this class is a good fit for you.

Class size is kept very small. Register early to guarantee a spot.

Early Bird Fee – $210 (7 classes – $30/class) By December 30th

Regular Fee – $245 (7 classes – $35/class) After December 30th

Student/Low Income Discount Code STUDENT20

Melissa Grogan is a Vocal Expert with 18 years teaching experience. She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, has studied Knight-Thompson Speechwork, Presence with Patsy Rodenburg, and Body-Mind Centering at the Body-Mind Centering Institute and with Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen. She is currently pursuing a certificate as a Somatic Movement Educator, and has certifications as a yoga teacher and pranic healing practitioner. She has worked in film and TV, most notably as the Dialect Coach for the AMC series The Son, starring Pierce Brosnan. Clients have included yogis, Somatic Therapists, actors such as Kyle Chandler (Wolf of Wallstreet, Super 8), Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco (MSNBC), Craig Nigh (Breaking Bad), Yoga and Voice teachers, and people looking to express their True Self.


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