Exploring the Voice of Storytelling

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This Week’s Episode:

Everything about voice ties into storytelling. From the tone expressed to even the decibel used in certain parts of a story, voice has a huge impact in giving meaning and feeling to the tales we tell. You’re in for a treat today as my guest Dan Teadt, a voice coach and performance expert, always provides an audience with plenty to chew on whether he’s working at Carnegie Mellon University, working with clients across the globe, or doing a podcast interview.

In this episode, Dan and I cover a ton of information in such a short amount of time. Among the topics we tackle: sound ethics and embracing the flaws and faults in our voices, the effect of vocal work and sound on communication, the importance of using breathwork as part of voice training, and finding the little things you enjoy doing as a storyteller. You’ll hear about the advice Dan gives to people who aren’t fond of the sound of their own voices. Along the way, he provides several exercises and tips for warming up and helping to sustain your voice.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How someone finds their authentic sound
  • How to warm up your vocal instrument
  • How to take smart care of your voice

Who is Daniel?

Daniel Teadt is a voice practitioner and assistant teaching professor of voice at Carnegie Mellon University. He’s worked for decades in operas, concerts, and recitals as an internationally-acclaimed vocal artist and has been a highly sought-after voice and performance coach on four continents. His clientèle includes experienced executives at major corporations, globally-recognized classical singers, and anyone wanting to authentically communicate with credibility and authority.

As a believer in the human voice as one of our greatest natural resources, Daniel aspires to make communication sustainable and authentic so that it reveals the intimate vocal lines that connect everyone. His work has led him to guide others toward a better understanding of their voice and potential, discover their true sound, and become voice leaders in their fields. For him, a credible voice can become incredible and what’s epic about the voice is available for use every day.

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