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5-Minute Workout for Developing Your Voice and Articulation

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

May 20, 2014

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Are you in the habit of warming up before auditioning and recording? Tommy Griffiths leads you through a 5-minute workout that will quickly strengthen your voice, improve your breathing and pronunciation. You'll start with some basic stretches, working your facial muscles and progress from there. As Tommy says, you can do this 5-minute workout anywhere. Just be sure you are somewhere you can look ridiculous!

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Tommy GriffithsTommy Griffiths is a 30-year SAG-AFTRA voice over veteran, voice coach, demo producer and actor. He's voiced thousands of projects including Chevy Camaro, Coca Cola, History Channel, Discovery Networks and recently a biographical introduction of President Bill Clinton at Harvard University.

Tommy's career started as an 18-year old kid. Chuck Blore, of Chuck Blore and Don Richman in Hollywood, California took Tommy under his wing as his intern, where he watched and worked with voice-over legends like Danny Dark and Ernie Anderson.

Tommy lives with his wife Cheryl, son Justin and dogs Truman and Teddy near Washington, DC.

Related Topics: Preparation, Tommy Griffiths, vocal exercises, vocal warmup


    Thanks all for your kind emails! If you need more help or information, visit my site at www.homeVOXoffice.com .


    Tommy Griffiths

    Posted by:

      Thank you Tommy for a great 5 minutes work-out for the voice!
      Good luck in your work:)

      Best regards,

      Nina Nu - the voice you trust!

      Posted by:

        Hey Tom
        Thanks for putting yourself out there
        for us beginners.
        I really believe my specialty
        is cartoons, on line video's and e-learning
        How can I market myself creating awareness of my
        business and maintaing it.

        Posted by:
        • Marg O' Barrie
        • May 27, 2014 3:59 AM

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