Michelle Shuttleworth Towler Voice Studio

​​Learn to sing with your best voice!

Now Accepting New Students!

New: Singing for Dancers Workshop! 

AEA (Actor's Equity Association) 
NATS (National Association of Singing Teachers) 
NYSTA (New York Singing Teachers Association)

email: michelle@shuttleworthusa.com

phone: 617-543-2966

BFA in Musical Theater Performance from Point Park University

Michelle Shuttleworth Towler is an enthusiastic and patient professional voice teacher and performer.  In 10 years of teaching privately in New York, her students have been cast professionally in shows, tours, film and television in NYC and regionally.  

While helping her students fine tune their musical artistry, Michelle makes vocal health a top priority.  She spends time observing otolaryngologists, speech pathologists and singing specialists at the NYU Voice Center, attends panels at Weill Cornell and hears vocal cases presented at Columbia University Medical Center.  She continues to take courses in vocal anatomy and physiology to ensure she can give her students the best vocal education possible.

In addition to teaching, Michelle is a co-founder/owner of Footlights Entertainment, an NYC-based company providing live entertainment for high end private and corporate events.  She served as Director of the Buck Hill Sky Top Music Festival Educational Outreach Program, which delivers high quality arts education to students in the Pocono Mountain area.  Michelle has also taught at the Pittsburgh Musical Theater Conservatory and Applause Theatrical Workshops in NYC and Westchester.  As a performer, Michelle has experience in musical theater regionally and touring, been featured acting in commercial and television work and has sung as a professional classical church and concert vocalist.


New Workshop!  Singing for Dancers!​

Course price: $120
Dates: Wednesdays, May 17th, May 24th, May 31st and June 7th
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Shetler Studios, 244 W 54th St, PH 5

Are you a dancer who feels unprepared for or afraid of singing calls?  Do you feel like everyone in the room knows how and what to sing except you?  Do you rock your dance auditions, but feel like you are stumbling through your singing callbacks?

Join Michelle for a 4-week course in singing for dancers!  This workshop is a supportive environment exclusively for dancers to give you the tools you need to confidently face singing auditions and callbacks! 

Topics will include:

  • Breathing Technique
  • Basic Vocal and Respiratory Anatomy
  • Reconciling Dance Physicality with Singing Physicality
  • Vocal Warm Ups and Exercises
  • Beginner Singing Technique
  • Maintaining Vocal Health
  • Selecting and Preparing Audition Songs
  • How to Cut and Mark Audition Music
  • Singing Audition Etiquette
  • Acting through Song

Class will be assigned an audition cut to practice throughout sessions and perform individually at the end of the workshop.

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Nail the audition!

Understand your instrument!

Make your songs your own!