The Voice Gym Philly

Phonetic pillows

Phonetic pillows

Bring your whole self to classes of “The Voice Gym Philly”. Unique in Philadelphia,

“The Voice Gym Philly” is 90 minutes of voice and body tuning-up.

Using recognized and proven voice and body techniques including

  • Linklater voice work
  • Alexander posture work
  • Louis Colaianni’s Phonetic Pillows
  • Yoga
  • Singing exercises

University of the Arts Voice and Speech teacher and performer Connie Koppe will lead the group through a workout for the voice and body that will provide you with tools to relax during and after work, strengthen your breath and your voice, extend your speaking and singing range and clarify how you think about your voice.

Conceived as a continuing studies class for actors, The Voice Gym Philly is open to anyone who is interested in sprucing up their voice.

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Classes run 6 weeks.

Cost: Introductory discount $75 for 6 weeks

Usual fee $80 for 6 week class paid before first class.

At the door $15/class

Try it out for a week $15 per session.

Location: Classes are forming now.

Dates: Watch this space for dates and times.

Classes available for groups with specific interests.

Call 215-429-4516 for further information or email at


Weekend intensive

The Voice Gym Philly

Do you keep thinking “I need to work on my voice.”?

Here’s your chance to start fulfilling that thought.

The Voice Gym Philly offers you a two day weekend voice intensive.

COST: Saturday and Sunday- $160 ($140 early registration), Student with ID $100

Saturday only $90 ($80 early registration), Student with ID $60

Sunday only $70 ($60 early registration), Student with ID $ 40

Reservations and Questions: contact Connie Koppe 215-429-4516 or


Saturday, (Dates and times TBA)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • The Linklater Voice Progression of exercises,
  • Breathing for speech and singing
  • Understanding resonance
  • Diction
  • How to keep your voice healthy
  • A workbook of exercises


Sunday, (TBA)

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

  • Text work
  • Dialect