Barry Kur

Barry Kur

609 West Fairmount Ave
State College, PA

16801

814-238-8271
814 308 3560 Cell

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Current Affiliations

Lessac Training and Research Institute;
Master Teacher
Workshop Instructor
Director of Certification
Past-president

Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA):
Grants and Scholarships Committee Chairman
Past-president

Penn State University School of Theatre
Professor Emeritus

Specializations

Voice, speech, text and dialect actor training and theatrical production coaching. Also, training of professionals in business, education, media; large group and/or individual instruction. Author of STAGE DIALECT STUDIES: A CONTINUATION OF THE LESSAC APPROACH TO ACTOR VOICE AND SPEECH TRAINING.

Experience with the Lessac Work

Master Teacher, 2009
Certified Trainer 1977

Statement

I teach to promote self-reliant awareness of one’s voice and body. In addition to providing the necessary preparation for actors entering the profession, I strive to share the personal excitement I find in the work and to empower my students to find their own excitement.

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