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The Actors’ Intensive Voice Class with Maria Tecce

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12th Feb – 5th Mar 2018, 4 Monday Evenings

€95 members / €125 Non-Members

This 4-week intensive voice workshop series is geared towards both professional and non-professional actors/performers. If you use your voice for a living, present or perform on a regular basis, or just want to strengthen your voice, this is the course for you.


This 4-class series will begin with breath, physical awareness, and move into vocal production, text work, and exercises to strengthen and develop range and text delivery. At the end of the programme, participants will leave with detailed knowledge of good vocal practices, physical and vocal awareness, warm-ups they can use in any situation, techniques and skills to get colour, clarity, and confidence into their vocal delivery, and how to manage nerves and prepare for auditions.

Course Content:

  • Strengthen and develop vocal range
  • Develop effectiveness and stamina in the voice
  • Troubleshoot vocal problems such as fatigue and losing your voice
  • Learn techniques to manage nerves
  • Prepare for auditions
  • Utalise power, variety, authenticity and clarity into vocal delivery
  • Understand proper breathing technique, physical awareness, and how to support the voice

Lead Tutor: Maria Tecce

tecceMaria Tecce is an actor, singer, and voice coach from Boston now based in Dublin. Maria has 15 years experience with the media and offers a special module to executives and public personalities in media interview techniques, microphone techniques, and best practices when appearing on radio, television, and presenting on stage.

The last few years have been Maria’s busiest; she has been performing and writing with Irish music-comedy act The Nualas. She also premiered her new show Strapless at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival, performed with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and launched her third album Viva.

Maria recently donned the acting mantel as the saucy courtesan ‘Emelie’ at Dublin’s Gate Theatre in their critically acclaimed production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, played Irish singing legend Jack L.’s leading lady in the cult short film I Hate Musicals, performed as the iconic ‘Alida Slade’ in Hugh Leonard’s Roman Fever, and as murdered wife ‘Isabella’ in the BBC television series Inspector George Gently with Martin Shaw. She has also worked in film and television with the likes of Jim Sheridan, Angela Landsbury, Patsy Kensit, Mia Farrow and Keith Carradine.


  • 12th of Feb 2018, 4 Monday Evenings

WEEK 1> Monday 12th Feb, 6.30pm until 9.30pm
WEEK 2> Monday 19th Feb, 6.30pm until 9.30pm
WEEK 3> Monday 26th Feb, 6.30pm until 9.30pm
WEEK 4> Monday 5th Mar, 6.30pm until 9.30pm

Class times:

  • 6.30pm – 9.30pm


  • €95 members / €125 Non-Members
  • €50 Deposit


  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved street

To book your place on this course, please contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0. For more information on this course, email our Training Department at Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.