Acting Techniques Teacher
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 the 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.
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.