Style: Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Voice/Movement specialist, Free-lance coach for actors/singers
Bio: Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS, is a pioneer in the integration of singing and voice/movement training for the actor. The author of three groundbreaking textbooks, Dancing with Voice: A Collaborative Journey across Disciplines (VTS 2015), One Voice: Integrating Singing and Theatre Voice Techniques, with Kenneth Tom, PhD (2nd Ed Waveland 2012), and Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors (Allworth 2007), she has worked as a performer, composer, voice coach and/or music director on productions in virtually all media. Joan has taught at leading centers of drama and music in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia and NZ, and currently heads research projects in the US and Australia. She is co-founder of One Voice Centre for Integrative Studies, an Associate Artist with New York Classical Theatre, and Emeritus Professor of Theatre, CA State University Fullerton.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I offer lessons in a group environment