Drop the Mic!
If you sing, or always wanted to, then this is your chance to shine! Learn from our professional singing coach how to open up your sound to project your voice clearly and effectively. Learn the art of performing. Students will have the opportunity to sing their favourite songs with accompanying tracks. Perform and get feedback in a warm, safe and age-appropriate environment. Singing should be fun and empowering. Included in the program is song writing, jingle creation, rap battle This class will help you feel like a star!
Carolyn Thompson – Vocalist, Entertainer, Actor, TED Talks Speaker, Voice and Performance Coach
Carolyn Thompson is a dynamo! A true force in this world with her feet grounded in the world of TV, Film, and Music. She has acted in commercials, shows and movies. Strongly focused on supporting her community, Carolyn has headlined many local events. She has hosted a TEDx talk (Stage fright: Carolyn Thompson at TEDxMilton), and was interviewed on CTV Pop Life (How can you conquer a fear of stage fright? The Pop Life panel discusses) with singers Keiza and Ambur Braid.
Having worked to overcome her own performance anxieties, Carolyn has leveraged her work experiences to create her Vocal Coaching career, where she partners with clients and individuals eager to explore their own voices, goals, and performance capabilities. With an intuitive approach, she empowers clients to lean into fears and anxieties to achieve the authenticity and strength that can only come from a place of vulnerability. From bands and performance groups, to individual actors and vocalists, to public speaking students, Ms. Thompson builds tailored coaching strategies that effectively utilize client strengths, doubts, and targets to propel outstanding personal growth.
Ms. Thompson holds a Radio and TV Broadcasting Diploma from Seneca College and an AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate in Life Coach (2020) from Rhodes Wellness College. She is a driving force in the Toronto Arts and Music scene, a motivational speaker, and soulful, powerhouse vocalist known for successfully leading and headlining nationally- and internationally-noted events.