What's the secret sauce to learn how to use your authentic voice to speak your truth to power? It's Rena Cook, our guest today and founder of Vocal Authority.
She is an author, speaker, coach, voice-over artist, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma School of Drama. Rena holds an M.A. in Voice Studies from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, an M.F.A. in Directing from OU, and an M.A. in Guidance & Counseling from TU.
She is the author of Empower you Voice: For Women in Business, Politics and Life (published December 2017), and Voice and the Young Actor. She co-edited Breath in Action: The Art of Breath in Vocal and Holistic Practice and was Editor-in-chief of the Voice and Speech Review. Rena taught High School Drama for 16 years before she graduated to higher education. For the next two decades, she taught professional actors, many of whom can be seen on Broadway, film, and television.
Through Vocal Authority, Rena adapts actor training techniques to help individuals and groups be more confident and dynamic communicators.
Rena shares with us her passion for helping women find their voice to speak their truth to power.
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