The Singing Body Workshop


Dr. Leslie Pasternack, actor, director, playwright, historian and teacher - is a graduate of the Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre and earned her Ph.D. in Theatre History from the University of Texas at Austin.  She taught Theatre History and Acting for six years at Northeastern University.  Leslie has studied with the Dell’Arte Players Company, Christopher Bayes, the SAFD, and Valerie Dean and Don Rieder of Cirque de Soleil.  Her solo performance, Brighina and the Worm, was featured at the 2005 Estrogenia Sola Voce Festival at manhattantheatresource, and Good at That has played at both manhattantheatresource and NYC’s Stage Left Studio.


Contact William Adams about providing this workshop to your group, community or voice studio.  We can focus this workshop on topics specific to your needs.  Participants should dress to move, and wear secure footwear with non-marking soles.

Increasing Vocal Expressiveness through Physical Theatre Techniques

Clinicians: Dr. Leslie Pasternack & Dr. William Adams

Dr. William Adams, educator, conductor, performer, composer and scholar - is a member of NATS and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.  For over 30 years, Dr. Adams has taught students of all ages and abilities.  He continues to present workshops, master classes and lectures on vocal health and pedagogy, solo performance practice, conducting, the spirituality of music and music education advocacy throughout the country.  Dr. Adams held teaching positions at universities in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas as well as posts in the public school systems of Texas and California.  As an operatic baritone, he continues to perform throughout the United States with leading choral societies and orchestras.

Copyright @ 2017, William M. Adams, D.M.A.

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