NextStage Production Classes



Vocal Technique: Bring The Mature Voice To Peak Performance #2  

Kathryn returns to offer the wildly successful vocal strengthening techniques for the mature voice learned from medical and singing experts at the Chicago National Association of Teachers of Singing convention. Find the personal joy and confidence of communication with a stronger, more expressive youthful clarity and strength. Appropriate for all levels. 

Wednesdays Oct. 4-Nov. 8 (6 weeks)1-2:30pm

Congregational Church of Soquel, West Building

Cost: $108.00 Early bird-$98.00 if registered by September 12


Kathryn Adkins, instructor


Bio: Kathryn Adkins has 20 years’ experience teaching theater and vocal technique as well as directing and performing. She has performed musical theater leading ladies that sing belt, traditional lyric and character accents. She performed numerous leading ladies for Cabrillo Stage as well as soloing area orchestras. She loves exploring the many sounds the voice can produce. You may see her in the August 2017 NextStage production of the quirky off-Broadway show, Bingo the Winning Musical.

Know The Story, Sing The Song #2

Learn how professionals “lose themselves” in song.

Find the ease of performance and build your solo repertoire in this class that shows you how to tap your inner monologue to enhance the life of the song. Optional personal song choice. - Great for preparing for auditions and solo engagements.  

Thursday Oct. 5- Nov. 9 (6 weeks)


Congregational church of Soquel, West Building

Cost: $108.00 Early bird-$98.00 if registered by September 12


Suzanne Duval, Instructor