Sarah Weatherwax | Actor/Voice Teacher
Member: CAEA, ACTRA

About Sarah Weatherwax

Originally from the U.S., SARAH WEATHERWAX has an honours BFA in Acting from Emerson College in Boston, Mass. She now works as an actor & voice teacher in Toronto, Ontario. Sarah does private voice/audition coaching with actors and singers and she teaches group classes at various studios. Sarah has helped people with challenges such as mumbling, stuttering, timidity in group settings and confidence in workplace meetings. She has also worked as an on-set acting coach and has taught voice at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass., Humber College in Toronto, Straeon Acting Studios in Toronto, Montreal & Boston and Workman Arts, a unique company devoted to fine arts training for people struggling with addiction and/or mental illness. She has done voice work on numerous shows including HAVEN, HEARTLAND, BLUE MURDER and movies such as BEEBA BOYS, THE BOOK OF NEGROES, THE BIG HIT, LAST NIGHT and HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN. The last play she produced, MUD by Maria Irene Fornes, received four out of five Ns from NOW Magazine, Toronto’s primary arts paper. One of Canada’s few Designated Linklater Voice Teachers, she was the recipient of a generous grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to complete her training with the internationally renowned Kristin Linklater.

Available for: Private voice lessons/coachings for actors/singers/public speakers/people with communication challenges; group classes for performers; full day corporate workshops; on-set voice coaching for television and theatre; organizing groups of actors for background voice work; leading company warm-ups.

Member: Canadian Actors’ Equity Assoc. (CAEA) and the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA)

Testimonials

“Sarah Weatherwax is an incredible voice teacher. The students I refer to her for private lessons consistently return to their scene work more able to inhabit their character’s situation and let it transform them…”

– Jock MacDonald

“Sarah has the enviable ability to truly challenge her students, while also maintaining a safe, fun space to grow and learn. She thoroughly understands the physical mechanics of the voice, as well as the psychological aspects of this work, and I trust her implicitly.”

– Martha Girvin

“Sarah’s acute sensitivity to the nuances of voice, as well as her curious and non-judgemental attitude, have helped me to release my voice more fully in my singing and spoken-word practices… Sarah’s commitment to honest voice communication and holistic thinking have allowed me to integrate the Linklater method into all of my daily communications…”

Rebecca Bruton

“Sarah Weatherwax is my career-long, trusted voice teacher. My voice is my career, and I only go to Sarah. She is THE voice teacher for the working actor, as far as I’m concerned…

– Anne Marie Scheffler

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