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BY CATHERINE FITZMAURICE

"Breathing Matters" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 9, #1, 2015. pp. 61-70. Published online here.

Interview with Catherine Fitzmaurice, by Paul Meier, in Approaches to Theatre Training: Pillars of Voice Work, January 2010.

Interview of Catherine Fitzmaurice, by Saul Kotzubei, 2005.

Interview of Catherine Fitzmaurice, by Eugene Douglas, in Acting Now, Issue #2, 2004.

"Structured Breathing" in the VASTA Newsletter, Spring 2003 , Vol. 17, #1.

"Breathing is Meaning" in The Vocal Vision, ed. Dr. Marian Hampton. New York: Applause Books, 1997. pp. 247 - 252.

"Zeami Breathing" in Internet journal Consciousness, Literature and the Arts Vol. 1, #1, March, 2000; reprinted in Voice and Speech Review, Vol.1, #1 (premier issue), August 2000, and in Performing Consciousness, eds. Per Brask and Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. 

"Common Speaking Voice Problems: Case Studies with Optional Solutions" - with Lucille Rubin (moderator), Ruth Epstein, Catherine Fitzmaurice, Pamela Harvey, and Bonnie Raphael. Transcript of panel appearance at the Voice Foundation Symposium 1990, in The Journal of Voice, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1991. pp. 321 -327. 
 

TRANSLATIONS OF & ABOUT CATHERINE'S WORK: 

Spanish
"La Respiración es Significado" - Spanish translation of "Breathing is Meaning," translated by Mariela Aragon Chiari, edited by Paula Ramirez.

"Entrevista a Catherine Fitzmaurice," por Saul Kotzubei, translated by Esther Pallejà, 2014.

Russian
"Breathing is Meaning"

 

BY OTHER FITZMAURICE VOICEWORK TEACHERS

Barnes, Michael J.: MFA Thesis on Fitzmaurice Voicework.

Barnes, Michael J. and Smith, Bruce R.: "A Report on the January 1995 Fitzmaurice Workshop" in VASTA Newsletter, Spring/Summer, 1995, Vol. 9, #2. 

Blaise, Cynthia: "A Fitzmaurice Workshop Experience" in VASTA Newsletter, Fall, 1999, Vol. 13, #3. www.vasta.org/newsletter-past/99/fall05.html 

Bruun, E: "Listen carefully," in Dramatherapy, 37(1), 2015. pp. 3-14.

Cazden, Joanna: "Brain, Mind, and Voice Therapy: Advances in Cognitive Science for Voice Practitioners," slide presentation (PDF), 2017 ASHA Presentation. Published online here.

Cazden, Joanna: How to Take Care of Your Voice: The Lifestyle Guide for Singers and Talkers. 116 pages. Paperback. To purchase click here. 

Cazden, Joanna: "Stalking the calm buzz: how the polyvagal theory links stage presence, mammal evolution, and the root of the vocal nerve," in Voice and Speech Review, 11:2, 2017. pp. 132-153. DOI: 10.1080/23268263.2017.1390036

Court, Penelope: MFA Thesis on Fitzmaurice Voicework.

Danford, Kris & Jenny Mercein: "The Birth Process and Voice Training: The Glorious Chorus, A Qualitative Pilot Inquiry", in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 12, 2018. pp. 35-48. Available here.  DOI: 10.1080/23268263.2018.1417097

Gonzales, Elisa: "La Casa de Inez: Investigating History, Voice, and Memory through Embodied, Site-Specific Storytelling," in Voice and Speech Review, published online, 29 January 2018. 

Hague, Daydrie and Mary J. Sandage: "Evaluating the effects of stress reduction techniques and Fitzmaurice Voicework® on physiologic markers and mental states related to performance anxiety in student actors" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 10, #2-3, July 2016. pp. 121-130. Published online here.

Knight, Dudley: "Acting is Re-Acting" in Onstage Studies, July, 1991. 

Knight, Dudley: "Reply to Ralph Zito and David Hammond" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 1. #1, premier issue. August 2000.

Knight, Dudley: "Standards" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 1, #1, premier issue. August 2000.

Knight, Dudley: "Standard Speech: The Ongoing Debate" in The Vocal Vision, edited by Marian Hampton, New York: Applause Theatre Books, 1997, reprinted in Voice and Speech Review, Vol.1, #1, premier issue. August 2000.

Knight, Dudley: "William Tilly and Standard Speech" in VASTA Newsletter, reprinted in Louis Colaianni: The Joy of Phonetics, Drama Books, 1995.

Kollwitz, Melissa: "Breath, tremoring, and performance anxiety: How can Fitzmaurice Voicework’s Destructuring address performance anxiety in undergraduate acting training?" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 10, #2-3, July 2016. pp. 100-120. Published online here.

Kotzubei, Saul: To Breathe Or Not To Breathe (PDF), first in a series of three articles originally published by NowCasting.com, 2006. [Version en español].

Kotzubei, Saul: Stand Up And Express Yourself (PDF), second of three articles originally published by NowCasting.com, 2006.

Kotzubei, Saul: You're Getting Warmer (PDF), third in a series of three articles originally published by NowCasting.com, 2006.

Kotzubei, Saul: Why We Focus on Breathing (PDF), 2004.

Matchett, Sara: "Deconstruct to Reconstruct: a Proposal for the Inclusion of Fitzmaurice Voicework in the Training of Dancers" in Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. 4(2): 179-193. 2012.

Matchett, Sara: "Breath as Impulse, Breath as Thread: breath as catalyst for making an autobiographical performance in response to ‘corrective rape’ and hate crimes against lesbians" in South African Theatre Journal (SATJ). 26(3): 280-291. 2012. Available online here.

Matchett, Sara: "Breath-Body-Self: an exploration of the body as a site for generating images for performance making." PhD Dissertation, University of Cape Town (unpublished). 2016. Available online here.

Melton, Joan: "Ab Prints and the Triple Threat" in Voice Prints: Journal of the New York Singing Teachers Association, January-February, 2009.

Melton, Joan: "Common Denominators--Speaking and Singing" in VASTA Newsletter, Winter, 1999, Vol. 13, #1. www.vasta.org/newsletter-past/99/winter11.html

Melton, Joan: "More Common Denominators--Speaking and Singing" in VASTA Newsletter, Spring/Summer 1999, Vol. 13, #2. www.vasta.org/newsletter-past/99/summer08.html

Melton, Joan: ONE VOICE, Integrating Singing Technique with Theatre Voice Training, with Dr. Kenneth Tom, Heinemann, 2003. To purchase click here.

Melton, Joan: "Report of Fifth Voice Symposium of Australia" in VASTA Newsletter, Spring 2001.

Melton, Joan: "Review of NATS Workshop on Belting" in VASTA Newsletter, Winter, 2000.

Melton, Joan: "Review of Shakespeare Festival LA's Production of Twelfth Night" in Voice and Speech Review, 2001.

Melton, Joan: "Pilates and the Actor/Singer" in The Australian Voice, Journal of the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2001.

Melton, Joan: "Sing Better, Work More" in Voice and Speech Review, Journal of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association, 2001.

Miller, Budi and Elizabeth de Roza: "The Lion and the Breath: Combining Kalaripayattu and Fitzmaurice Voicework Techniques Towards a New Cross-Cultural Methodology for Actor Training," in Journal of Embodied Research, 1(1), 1 (20:41), 2018. doi.org/10.16995/jer.6

Moody, Julia: "Fitzmaurice Voicework" in newsletter of the Australian Voice Association Voiceprint, Issue #27, April - September, 2004. 

Morgan, Michael: Constructing the Holistic Actor: Fitzmaurice Voicework, VDM Verlag, 2008. To purchase click here.

Morgan, Michael: "Creative Chaos in Fitzmaurice Voicework" in Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Art, edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgraefe, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 

Morgan, Michael: PhD Dissertation: "Fitzmaurice Voicework: Constructing the Holistic Actor", 2007.

Morrison, Jeff, Saul Kotzubei, and Tyler Seiple: "Vocal Traditions: Fitzmaurice Voicework" in Voice and Speech Review, Vol. 11, #3, Nov. 2017. pp. 339-347. Published online here.

Ramírez B., Paula: "Técnica Vocal Fitzmaurice y sus alcances en la mente humana y las emociones." 2010. [English version]

Saklad, Nancy: Interview of Saul Kotzubei (PDF), Voice and Speech Training in the New Millennium: Conversations With Master Teachers, Applause Books, 2010.

Smith, Lauri: Your Voice Matters: A Guide To Speaking Soulfully When It Counts, Voice Matters, LLC, 2015. To purchase click here.

Terrel, Elizabeth: Auditioning for Actor Training Programs, Cognella, 2018.

Terrel, Elizabeth: "Diaphragmatic entrapments: what they are and how they affect breath and voice," in Voice & Speech Review, Vol 10:2-3, 2016.

Watson, Lynn & Sadhana Nayak: "Fitzmaurice Voicework Pilot Study," in Journal of Voice, Volume 29, Issue 6, November 2015. pp. 707-711. ISSN 0892-1997. doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2014.10.019

Watson, Lynn & Sadhana Nayak: "Fitzmaurice Voicework: theory, practice, and related research," in Voice and Speech Review. 8:2, 149-156. 2014. doi.org/10.1080/23268263.2014.906968


BY OTHERS (ABOUT FITZMAURICE VOICEWORK):

"Shake, Rattle, & Role" by Marti Runnels, in VASTA Newsletter, Fall 1995, Vol.9, #3.


SEE ALSO:

"Movements -- a do-it-yourself deep therapy," by David Kozubei, 1998.

 
 
 
[Catherine Fitzmaurice] works in a fundamentally organic way and is one of the foremost vocal coaches at work in the American Theatre.
— Robert Falls, Obie and Tony Award-winning Director, Artistic Director, Goodman Theatre