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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 Application Information letter for Teacher Certification programs in 2015/16 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 Events section.

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:
SLPs (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)


The next Teacher Certification Programs will take place in 2015/16/17 in New York City, Los Angeles, and Barcelona, Spain. For information, Email us. Note, the Barcelona progam has been rescheduled.

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 July, 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. Their information is now on our Teachers pages.

Congratulations to the participants who have completed their Teacher Certification Programs in New York City, and London!

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

Master Teacher Saul Kotzubei will teach another of his weekend voice workshops in Los Angeles, California, September 12-14. Visit www.voicecoachLA.com.

Master Teacher Phil Thompson will offer the next 3-week Certification Course in Knight-Thompson Speechwork in July 2014. 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 2013 and 2014 (includes Fitzmaurice Voicework). See www.joanmelton.com.

We have Associates and Assistants in Australia (Perth and Sydney), Austria (Innsbruck), Belgium (Ghent), Canada (Regina, Toronto, and Montreal), Chile (Santiago), England (London), Colombia (Bogota), Denmark (Copenhagen), Finland (Helsinki), Germany (Berlin), India (Mumbai), Panama (Panama City), Russia (Moscow), Singapore, South Africa (Cape Town), and Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), as well as in most states in the USA.

Our newest teachers live and work in Antwerp, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Dublin, Havana, Lausanne, Ljubljana, London, Melbourne, Montreal, Santiago, Singapore, Toronto, Trondheim, or Vancouver (as well as in many cities in the USA). They will be on our website soon. For immediate contact information, please email us.

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.



For more information or to be added to our mailing list, email us at: info@fitzmauricevoice.com.



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