Joan La Barbara: Extending the Boundaries of the Human Voice

Composer/performer/sound artist/actor Joan La Barbara offers a preview to the workshop she will be teaching for actors at HB on extended vocal techniques.

Included in the mini-concert – “Solitary Journeys of the Mind”, her real-time composition/improv featuring a range of vocalizations and she will talk about creating character voices (the “Alien Newborn” in “Alien Resurrection”, and the “Angel Voice” in “Date with an Angel”) and how one goes about analyzing what sound a creature could make based the structure of its head, neck and body.


Held online via ZOOM. Login details will be available on Eventbrite to those that have registered 15 minutes prior to the event.


  • Time:
    July 18, 2020
    6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ET
  • Location: Online Via Zoom, , ,