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Find Their Authentic Voice

Learn how you can take control of your body, define your presence, and communicate your idea with confidence and power.

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Vocal Authority Services

We focus on creating confident and dynamic communicators for professional and personal success through hand-on learning exercises

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Rena's Books

Rena Cook writes books that aim to empower people through the use of their voice in professional arenas while helping them gain more confidence and authenticity

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

Voice Of The
Young Actor

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.

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Rena Cook

Rena taught High School Drama for 16 years before she graduated to higher education. For the next two decades she taught professional actors, many of whom can be seen on Broadway, film and television. Through Vocal Authority, Rena adapts actor training techniques to help individual and groups be more confident and dynamic communicators.

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Power Without Press: The Foundation of Authentic Communication with Rena Cook

I was happy to be on BeTheTalk.com talking about Authentic Communication. You can listen to the podcast episode below and read the show notes here. 0

Power Without Press: The Foundation of Authentic Communication

Now before I go into power without press, it might be helpful to know that I trained actors my entire adult life. Now I started life as singer/actor/dancer and thought I was bound for Broadway. But I quickly discovered that teaching was where it was for me. Teaching is about us, whereas performing is all about me. Right? Not only that, but what did you think of my performance. I know, right?

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I started to see the application to what I call real people. You know, non-theater people, they could use those skills. And so, I just slowly started looking around to see if there was interest. And then when I decided to leave OU, I wanted to try this other career as a corporate voice, speech, presentation coach, to see if there was a need for that.