Voice and accents – Part 1

Years 7 to 10 drama
Creative Class Drama

Speak up! Breathing exercises and tongue twisting challenges

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Nick Curnow

Learning intentions

  • explore breathing and where the voice comes from
  • expand the use of breath and voice for performance
  • create a short piece of writing for performance
  • perform a tongue twister and share it with the teacher


Drama 7-10 Syllabus
  • 4.2.1: uses performance skills to communicate dramatic meaning.
  • 5.2.1: applies acting and performance techniques expressively and collaboratively to communicate dramatic meaning.