I offer private lessons and coachings in the following areas:
Singing: beginner to advanced in classical and musical theatre, including crossover styles and belting. Email me on the contact page for current rates.
Dramatic coaching for singers and actors: audition and performance preparation; students should have auditions cuts, songs/arias, and/or monologues as close to memorized as possible for this type of work. $60/hour
Voice and Speech: vocal health, endurance, and power for actors, including approaching texts in a sustainable but dramatically informed way to ensure students are utilizing the full expressive potential of their voices without injury. $60/hr
Pedagogy Consult: for voice teachers needing a second opinion or new approaches and diagnostic tools for their own studio that cannot be covered in a brief email or text exchange. $40/hr
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Lauren A. Cook is a Boston-based soprano, stage director, and educator. She is on the faculty of the Holden Voice Program at Harvard University and maintains a private studio where she specializes in training crossover classical and musical theatre singers as well as vocal health and endurance for actors. Her students have been seen in performances with various local and regional companies such as the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Apollinaire Theatre Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and Moonbox Productions. With research interests in the topics of consent and self advocacy for actors as well the effects of the health and wellness industry on performers, she is a frequent masterclass presenter, lecturer, and writer. Her work as a director and/or intimacy choreographer for opera, theatre, and film includes credits with MassOpera, Suffolk University, the Greater Boston Stage Company, and Lowell House Opera, and Long Island Lyric Opera. She holds a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee believes that performers of every level deserve evidence-based and ethical teaching, and that people of all backgrounds should be represented on stage.