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Fitzmaurice Voicework® is a comprehensive, holistic approach to voice training. Originally developed for actors, it is now also used to help people with a wide variety of interests and needs. Find out more.

Our updated Application Information letter for Teacher Certification programs in 2015/16/17 is ready! Email info@fitzmauricevoice.com.



Public workshops are taught by certified Fitzmaurice teachers and offer introductions, reviews, or new experiences of the work. For more information on these voice workshops, which are usually between 1 and 5 days, visit the Calendar of Events.

For a taste of several aspects of our work, we recommend you register for our next 5-day workshop in New York City May 22-26. See the Calendar of Events.

Public Fitzmaurice Voicework classes are taught by certified Fitzmaurice teachers and offer an ongoing opportunity to explore this work. For location and contact information about ongoing voice classes, visit the Classes section.


To find certified Fitzmaurice teachers near you for private lessons or for other reasons, visit our Teachers section.

You can also search for certified Fitzmaurice teachers with the following specialties:
Clinicians (Doctors or Speech-Language Pathologists)
Singing Teachers
Knight-Thompson Speechwork Teachers

You can also search for certified teachers in the following ways:
Geographic Locations (find teachers by their location)
Institutions (find teachers by the institutions in which they teach)
MFA Programs (find teachers who teach in graduate programs)
Non-English Language Speakers (find teachers who are fluent in languages other than English, as well as English)



The next Teacher Certification Programs will take place in July/August 2015/16 in Los Angeles and June/July 2016/17 in Barcelona, Spain. Our schedule has been updated. For information, Email us.

Please Note: there are prerequisites for the program, and you may send in an application expressing interest before completing the prerequisite work.

Payment plans and a limited number of partial scholarships are available.



Our public conference, The Third International Freedom and Focus Conference, took place in Bogota, Colombia July 14-19, 2014. 20+ Fitzmaurice teachers, including Catherine Fitzmaurice and Saul Kotzubei, taught workshops to 100+ participants. For more info, visit www.freedomandfocusconference.org. We expect to offer our fourth conference in 2016.

Our next conference exclusively for certified Fitzmaurice teachers, The Second International Fitzmaurice Teachers Symposium, is scheduled for June, 2015. Over 50 teachers participated in the First International Fitzmaurice Teachers Symposium in New York City, July 1-6, 2013.



Saul Fitzmaurice Kotzubei is now Director of The Fitzmaurice Institute.

Congratulations to the participants who have completed the Eleventh Teacher Certification Program in Los Angeles, and the Twelfth Certification Program in New York City, and the Thirteenth Certification Program in London. Their information is now on our Teachers pages.

For information on the next round of Certification Programs to be held in the USA and Europe in 2015 /16 / 17, email us.

Saul Kotzubei and Noah Drew will offer a workshop on Public Speaking in Los Angeles, December 5-7. See www.voicecoachLA.com.

Catherine Fitzmaurice and Saul Kotzubei will teach a three-day voice workshop in Los Angeles, California, Dectember 20-22. If you would like to register, email us.

Saul Kotzubei will offer his weekend Intensive again in January 2015 in Los Angeles. Exact dates TBA. See www.voicecoachLA.com.

Master Teacher Phil Thompson will offer the next 3-week Certification Course in Knight-Thompson Speechwork in July 2015. To learn how you can study this groundbreaking work, visit www.ktspeechwork.com.

Master Teacher Joan Melton will offer workshops in One Voice: Integrating Singing and Theatre Voice Techniques during 2015 (includes Fitzmaurice Voicework). See www.joanmelton.com.

We have Associates and Assistants in Australia (Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney), Austria (Innsbruck and Vienna), Belgium (Antwerp and Ghent), Canada (Guelph, Montreal, Regina, Toronto, and Vancouver), Chile (Santiago), England (London), Colombia (Bogota), Cuba (Havana), Denmark (Copenhagen), Finland (Helsinki), Germany (Berlin), India (Mumbai), Ireland (Dublin), Norway (Trondheim), Panama (Panama City), Russia (Moscow), Singapore, Slovenia (Ljubliana), South Africa (Cape Town), Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), and Switzerland (Lausanne), as well as in most states in the USA. See our Teachers pages / Geographic Locations.

Fitzmaurice Voicework teachers address the human voice: voice in performances both scripted and improvised, Shakespeare text, public speaking, singing, breathing, integration of voice with movement, vocal rehabilitation, presence and being present, and so much more. We encourage you to find out more.



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