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Corliss P.
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have been in the acting profession for 35 years - primarily Classical Stage and Voice-Over acting. I have taught on many levels and for different ages including workshops for high school students and university level conservatory programs. I have also taught adults in both Shakespeare and group Voice-over classes (at a Professional Studio). I love what I do and love teaching it to others. At present, I create, preformed and produced my own audio work and have found that it is incredibly beneficial to learn something new or invest time in a subject or skill that you are interested in.
About Corliss P.

I am an actress that has performed and taught for over 35 years. I love it! I can help you prepare for auditions, study structure, develop skills, get over fears of speaking in public or simply reach a deeper understanding of your favorite texts. As for teaching voice-acting for voice-overs, I have extensive experience both as a VO performer and private coach/teacher with students who are currently working as well as those who are aspiring to become professionals. Each actor/talent has his or her own unique voice. It is my job to help each student find their own path while teaching them the skills nessesary to succeed in whatever their goals may be. I am happy to share my expertise with beginners as well as seasoned veterans who need to brush up on their skills or prepare for an upcoming audition. Regards, Corliss

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I initially had Corliss as a voice over teacher in a class, then decided to further my work with her as a coach and producer to create my voiceover demos. We covered all aspects of voiceover, including the physical: posture, microphone placement, etc., which I believe really enhanced my understanding of how physicality comes across via the voice. With her classical acting background, she was able to help me improve my overall speaking technique and provided me with vocal exercises to help minimize my regionalisms. She was diligent in reviewing competitive demos to guide me to a variety of written copy and voice/energy levels that will help my demos stand up to those with more experience. She provided valuable advice regarding selection and use of materials for the demo and beyond as well as insights on the voiceover business. I’m very pleased with the results of the two demos and expect to continue to take advantage of her coaching services as I grow in my new career.

Posted Sep 27, 2018
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Corliss is a master at her craft! She makes you feel comfortable from the moment you meet her and has a genuine interest in your goals. Corliss tailored lessons to my learning style which was very encouraging for someone with my level of experience. She has a lovely personality and her enthusiasm is infectious. I would highly recommend taking lessons from Corliss!

Posted Jan 4, 2018
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I took a five-session Beginning Voice Acting class with Corliss in a professional recording studio. The critiques she gave me after every recording I made helped me to speak more clearly, and to increase the energy I was able to put into my recorded presentations. Without the critiques of my recordings, I would not have been able to improve my speaking ability. During the class, she made sure everyone in the class was made to feel welcome, and important. When I take the next level of the Voice Acting class series, I will be looking forward her critiques of my recorded presentations.

Posted May 22, 2017
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Experience
Producer/Creator/Actress
Oct 2014 - Present
I Grant I Am A Woman
Successfully funded Kickstarter of a Shakespearean based CD for the female voice. Currently working on the visual component to be added to the sound for installation.
Actress
May 1986 - Present
Regional theatres around the country including The Alley in Houston, Yale Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Baltimore Center Stage, Denver Theatre Center, Public Theatre (NYC), Manhattan Theatre Club, Arizona Theatre Company as well as the Utah, Oregon, Alabama and Santa Fe Shakespeare Festivals
Voice-over instructor
Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
Improv Playhouse
Taught beginning as well as advanced Voice-over class in Recording Studio.
Teaching Company Member
May 1994 - Oct 2010
Utah and Oregon Shakespeare Festivals
Teaching Youth and Elder Groups Shakespeare as they would attend the festival's seasons.
Acting Instructor
Sep 1986 - May 1996
New York University
Acting Instructor
Jun 1988 - Aug 1991
Harvard Summer School
Education
MA in Performance
Sep 1982 - Sep 1984
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol England
BA in Theatre
Sep 1977 - May 1981
Indiana University
Awards
Best Supporting Actress/Rose in DANCING AT LUGHNASA
Feb 1995
Arizoni - Arizona theatre awards
Affiliations
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Feb 2012
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Sep 1992
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.
Actors' Equity Association
Mar 1988
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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