Rena Cook

Reclaim Your Authentic Voice

Define Your Presence / Develop Your Confidence / Embrace Your Power

Does the thought of speaking in front of a room full of people make you break out in a cold sweat? Do you lack confidence in communicating your ideas to others, or is your lack of confidence holding you back from achieving your career goals?


You will laugh, you will learn, you will never think of your voice in the same way again.

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Who we have worked with


What we offer

Creating confident and dynamic communicators for professional and personal success. We learn best by doing. Our workshops involve active, 'hands-on' practice and one to one coaching.

Rena's Books

This hugely entertaining, yet profoundly informative book by Rena Cook is destined to be a hit with the high-school drama student.



The book explains the nuts and bolts of phonation, articulation, breathing, etc, in a very easy-to-follow and sensible way.


Breath in action

The book shows that if we can learn to breathe better, we may communicate better, act better, sing better, and feel better.


Empower your voice

. It is inspiring, inviting and informing as it lays out a process for real and lasting change in how a woman expresses her ideas and opinions.


“As the former Speaker Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, I quickly learned my voice had to have authority, but also authenticity, which can be a delicate balance. I am familiar with Rena Cook’s work and its application beyond the theater. The qualities she teaches for the stage are also relevant for business and politics. She offers unique insight for improving communication skills.”

- Susan Winchester

President for Research Institute for Economic Development

"Rena is a polished, engaging speaker whose expertise on the subject of speech lends her instant credibility. Her presentation gives listeners the tools to speak clearly and confidently in settings large and small."

- Nick Demos

Jenks Chamber of Commerce

"Your time with us was engaging and I was SO motivated by you and your energy. I believe what you did was the best I've seen since I've been involved with OJT. Your ability to move them (me) to laughter while you encourage self ... Read More"

- Dan Regouby

Filtration Group

"You said in Breath in Action, 'authentic…breathing increases our ability to handle a higher charge of energy…' Thanks to you, we are working with a high charge of energy at Texas Wesleyan, and we can handle it! Thank you so very ... Read More "

- Julie W. McCoy

Associate Professor in Voice, Texas Wesleyan University

"Rena's methods are truly life-changing and go far beyond basic vocal training. Whether coaching groups in a corporate setting or working with individuals one-on-one, Rena is able to transform a person's ability to communicate ... Read More"

- Lauralee Dick

Director of Communications, First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa


Breath is the Master Key to Compelling Speech

A Lesson About Presentation Preparation

By Vocal Authority | February 2, 2018

Bucket list item #1: Do a TED talk. And…Check! Last Friday I did a talk for TEDxOU! It was amazing and gratifying in all the ways you would expect – the red circle on the floor, thought leaders from diverse backgrounds with challenging topics issuing forth in unique and inspired ways, opportunities to engage with…

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Find Your Authentic Voice with Rena Cook

By Vocal Authority | January 16, 2018

In Episode 29 of Sally’s Performing Arts Lab Podcast, I talk with world-class vocal coach Rena Cook whose new book, Empower Your Voice: Women In Business, Politics And Life comes out in February. I’m your podcast host, Sally Adams. Every week I talk to people about creating original work for a live audience.

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