VoiceFactory : philosophy

Philosophy

Age-long people have been fascinated by one of our most powerful weapons: the human voice. The warm, soothing sounds of a loving mother, the firm tone of a strict father, the nasal, fretful voice of a dull teacher, the tempting voice of one or other youth love….

People with great oratorical talent have always realised that by means of their voice they could transmit their message and exert influence on their public. Perhaps Demosthenes and emperor Nero were the absolute trendsetters in using a coach to guide them.

Both in our private and in our professional surroundings, our voice is in large degrees responsible for our “success”. How we speak and move leave influences the first impression people have of us.

Moreover our voice is influenced by all kinds of internal and external factors: our mental and physical condition, allergies, feeding, surrounding noises, communication skills, stress, medication, ........ Therefore VoiceFactory always approaches speaking as a holistic process. We stress those aspects that help you reach your goals as efficiently as possible.

- people who want to obtain more from their voice, who want to sound more convincing or different
- people who want to know more about the link between voice, attitude and breathing
- anyone who wants to know more about themselves by using voice and body
- theatre and dance companies
- drama schools, academies of dance, conservatories and training programs for the Performing Arts
- actors, singers, announcers, dancers and performers
- singer-songwriters
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Target groups

A lot of professions ask for a better control of voice and body. People work in larger spaces, rooms with bad acoustics, noisy surroundings and have to make use of of the latest technical equipment. They regularly have video- and phone conferences, ...

What do we do

GERT TERNY is a man of many interests. He has two big passions: the first one is the functioning of the voice and the human body, his second one is theatre. He studied acting at drama school and kinetics at the ‘Lea Daan School of Dance’. His eagerness to know ...

Who are we

VoiceFactory vzw, Bisschoppenhoflaan 151, 2100 Antwerpen, Belgium - tel.: +32/(0)476/86.58.07 - info[at]voicefactory.be