The power and ability of singing or speaking in which the human voice is used powerfully and articulately is referred to as voice projection. It’s a powerful technique that’s widely used to command attention and respect, such as when an instructor speaks to a classroom or an actor in a movie.
Because it allows us to connect with others on a deeper level, this technique is extremely effective as an art form. It connects us to our true essence, and we can actually feel a connection to someone we’re speaking to even if we can’t see them. As a result, one of the most important aspects of human communication is acting.
Voice projection, also known as loud speaking, is a great way to gain respect. It boosts the confidence and respect of others. Wouldn’t you feel more confident and understandable if you were speaking in front of an audience? Would they pay more attention to you? Would your coworkers or superiors respect you more if you spoke loudly in a meeting or job interview? The answer is unequivocally yes.
The first step in projecting a stronger and more powerful voice is to control our breathing. When we speak, our breath tends to vibrate, making our voice sound hoarse and raspy, especially when using a microphone. If we can learn to control this, we will be able to increase the power of our voice projection significantly. Singing louder and longer than usual is a good way to practice this. When we start singing louder, our larynx (the tube in our neck where the vocal cords attach) vibrates, producing a much stronger and louder voice. Contact us at The Playground to learn more about voice projection and acting.