Voice for the Working Actor: An Introduction to Fitzmaurice Voicework®

Event Type:LifeRaft
Title:Voice for the Working Actor: An Introduction to Fitzmaurice Voicework®
Join us for a fully integrated approach to the vocal instrument
Date:Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Time:1:00 - 3:30 PM

Simple Studios
134 W. 29th, 2nd floor 
(Between 6th & 7th)
New York City

The Workshop will take place in Room 205

Status:Events list and Seats are full

Lisa Pelikan, award-winning veteran actor, will guide you through a fully integrated approach to your vocal instrument and performance.  In this 2 1/2 hour interactive workshop based on Fitzmaurice Voicework®, Lisa will help you access your personally unique voice to create an open channel of free breath regardless of the stress of the audition or the shoot, so that when "Action!" is called you will be in the moment and at your best, every time!  

*This event is limited to 16 people.  No shows are unacceptable.  If you have taken this workshop previously, please do not RSVP again - you will be removed from the list.

Please be prepared to work on the floor 

1. Please wear loose, comfortable clothes, with socks (no jeans, no belts, no buttons, no shoes, etc) 

2. Please bring a yoga mat to lie on (Can be a large blanket or large towel) 

3.  Please bring a small pillow or pad (A Zafu meditation pillow is ideal.  Can also be a medium to large towel  that will be rolled up for specific cushioning, in addition to the yoga mat or large towel above.) 

4.  Please bring a memorized piece of text, at least 10 lines. (Can be classical or modern.  Can even be a poem or song) 

Read Lisa's recent spotlight on vocal work in Back Stage here!


Lisa Pelikan began her theatrical career starring in SPRING'S AWAKENING with the Circle Repertory Company. She made her television debut in the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of THE COUNTRY GIRL with Jason Robards and Shirley Knight, and her feature film debut as the young 'Julia' in Fred Zinnemann's JULIA sharing the title role with Vanessa Redgrave.

Feature films include RETURN TO THE BLUE LAGOON, LIONHEART, and SWING SHIFT directed by Jonathan Demme. For the film, JENNIFER, Lisa received a Best Actress award from the International Science Fiction & Horror Film Festival. TV movies include PERFECT GENTLEMAN, with Lauren Bacall, ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS, and INTO THE BADLANDS, with Bruce Dern; as well as the mini-series THE LAST CONVERTIBLE and STUDS LONIGAN.

 She has starred in many world premiere stage productions including Arthur Miller’s THE AMERICAN CLOCK directed by Dan Sullivan, and Jim Leonard’s THE DIVINERS with The Circle Rep. Other theater credits include the west coast premieres of Craig Lucas’ BLUE WINDOW, directed by the late Norman René, for which she rece