Marc Verzatt offers a firm and reliable acting pedagogy particularly suited to the needs of singers that fosters an awareness of the basic steps of building a character grounded in the text of sung material. There is a special focus on emphasizing the composer's setting of text through the musical line and dynamics in the score to create a believable and genuine performance. He has experience in a variety of genres including opera, musical theater, and the entire canon of plays, classical and modern.
With over 30 years of experience as a teacher and coach for actors and singers, Marc Verzatt's pupils have gone on to have careers in some of the world's top institutions including:
Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Vienna Staatsoper, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, and numerous regional houses and theaters.
With a unique emphasis on harnessing the power and drama in words and music, Marc strives to foster the sincerity and intention required to begin and maintain a successful performance career.