आपकी आवाज़ और आपकी ज़ुबान

Expressive Voice & Speech

Globally Acclaimed Voice, Accent & Dialect Coach

Want to learn how to discover your true voice & speech potential to act & express impactfully?

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What will you learn?


‘Expressive Voice & Speech’ offers a range of knowledge about the functions of your voice and its performative qualities. This online course features practical applications to improve your communication skills and expressions. The skills you will learn will enable you to train yourself with discipline. You will build a vocal routine that will enable you to keep your voice and speech expressive and impressive. This course will ensure that you are heard and that your voice and speech impact your listeners. You will build a strong foundation in communicating and expressing yourself powerfully and authentically.


  • Breath Work
  • Voice-Body Connection
  • Vocal Routine
  • Speech Workout
  • Pitch, Modulation, Range
  • Clarity, Articulation, Projection
  • Final Audio Performance
  • Practice-Based Exercise
  • Performative Tasks
  • Collaborative Classes
  • Reflection
  • Assignments

Course At A Glance

Sample Class 1

Sample Class 2

Sample Class 3

5 Modules, 34 Classes, 7 Downloadable Resources

Course Trailer
Course Introduction
Facilitator Introduction
Things To Remember
Preparatory Material

Have you ever seen your voice? This module will help you look at your voice in a very unique manner. You will experience voice as material and learn about scientific facts in a kinesthetic manner. Your body is your voice and just like different parts of your body have different functions, your voice plays differently in different situations.

Module Introduction
Making Of Voice / आवाज़ की बनावट
Speaking Voice Box / प्राइवेट लिफ़्ट
Listening Voice Box / ऐसा भी होता है
Movement Of Breath / हवा हवाई
Speaking On Breath / साँस की सवारी
Shape Of Voice / आवाज़ की बनावट
Head, Neck, Back / तीन अनमोल रतन
Speech Organ / एक अनोखा घर
Module 1 Task
Module 1 Handout
Module 1 Task Sheet

Preparation is the key to a successful performance. Through this module, you will build a vocal routine while understanding the different parts that go into building a voice workout routine.

Module Introduction
Shake It Off / राहत भरा नाच
Power Of Yawn / असली ताक़त
Stretch To Release / बनिए तैय्यार
Role Of Breath / सही साँस के सुर
Posture & Alignment / लम्बी जड़ों वाला पेड़
Introducing Sound / गाता हुआ पेड़
Hmmm Sirens / ऊपर, नीचे, अंदर, बाहर
Straw Phonation / जादू की छड़ी
Vocal Routine / रियाज़
Module 2 Task
Module 2 Handout
Module 2 Task Sheet

A point is made and a message is delivered if the speech is clear and crisp with clarity of thoughts and words. Through this module, you will learn how to work on your speech and develop your skills to deliver your message impactfully.

Module Introduction
Lion Stretch / जीभ की लगाम
Lizard Attack / छिपकली का खेल
Lips Workout / आवाज़ के घोड़े
Jaws Workout / छोटे छोटे डिब्बे
Range Workout / नकचढ़ी राजकुमारी
Consonants / क, ख, ग, घ
Vowels / अ, आ, इ, ई
Mouthing / आवाज़ बंद, मूह चालू
Chewing / जम के खाओ
Word Energy / पूँछ गिरे नहीं
Monotony / ज़ुबान के सुर
Sing Song Speech / थोड़ा ठहर जाओ
Physicalization / बिना बोल की समझ
Play With Pause / ज़ुबान की धड़कन, साँस
Projection / आवाज़ की दहलीज़
Module 3 Task
Module 3 Handout
Module 3 Task Sheet

Continue Your Journey
Greenroom Hacks
Recommended Resources

Know Your Facilitator

Globally Acclaimed Voice, Accent & Dialect Coach

“What’s magical about theatre is that it makes you bold enough to find your voice. It challenges you to push yourself, experiment, and use your voice to become the best version of yourself.”

Hetal Varia is a world-renowned Voice, Accent and Dialect coach. She has been working in the theatre industry for more than 15 years as a singer and actor. She holds a Masters in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. Her accolades include awards such as Charles Wallace India Trust Award from the British Council, Diversity Scholarship from the Voice And Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), and the Best Singer Award from Lion’s Club.

She was the only Indian invited as a delegate to VASTA’s annual conference in 2018. She was also invited by the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama to offer her research-based work on ‘Exchanging Pedagogies’ as a Masterclass for their International Voice Network Symposium. As a founder of HV Voice Work, she is constantly researching and creating performances based on vocal explorations and music. She has been recently invited to speak on an upcoming international panel of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Person of Colour) TV/Film Accent and Dialect Coaches for the VASTA Conference, 2021. Hetal has been a Coach to many industry professionals including Vicky Kaushal, Manoj Bajpayee, Huma Qureshi, Mithila Palkar, Sonali Kulkarni, Abhimanyu Dassani and many more. Some of her most recent works include Sam Bahadur, Shantaram, Tarla, Pahadon Mein, Lovers, Bedhadak and A Suitable Boy.

Who is this course for?


Frequently Asked Questions


These beginner acting courses provide you with the basic knowledge of acting and theatre in an engaging manner. Even if you are not involved in the creative arts, these online drama lessons will equip you with critical life skills such as self-awareness, effective communication, confidence, and creative expression.

Our courses are designed holistically and do not restrict themselves to fields of pursuit or levels of study. If you are interested in exploring the world of theatre and acting, these courses provide you with the basic building blocks in an engaging manner. Even if you are not involved in the creative arts, these courses will equip you with critical life skills like self-awareness, confidence, effective communication and creative expression.

Each Ekalavya course is designed to be stand-alone. If you want to pursue a career in acting and theatre, we recommend beginning with the first course, ‘Breaking Open Characters’ which deals with the most basic concept of characterization and how to approach the portrayal of different characters.

These courses provide the building blocks of study in the field of acting and theatre-making. Ekalavya courses cover foundational concepts that serve as an essential first step to launching your creative journey and your acting career.

We strongly encourage learners to take charge of their own creative journeys. We believe this self-drive is key to success in the theatre and acting industry. Our courses act as critical catalysts in this journey. We motivate our learners to actively get involved in fun and engaging exercises. Every course requires a performance submission in the end where learnings come together to mould something tangible. Personal stories, anecdotes, and greenroom hacks form an indispensable part of the courses. Online forums will also ensure a community exchange of ideas, and a space to ideate and grow consistently.


Once enrolled, you will be able to access the course modules and individual study sessions contained within those modules. Please check your email for login instructions. It is advised that you download the course on your device so that you are able to access the same in case of unavailability of the internet.

The assignments will be reviewed by the Ekalavya team at the Drama School Mumbai as part of the criteria for successfully completing a course.

Yes, you will receive a course completion certificate once you submit your final course assignment and it has been accepted by Ekalavya.

You can access your purchased courses on our mobile app currently available on Android. Please click here to download the application.

Presently, all Ekalavya courses come with lifetime validity. You can take them at your own pace and time. The validity period can change in future but if you have bought a course with lifetime validity then it will remain as it is.