Lavan Liberty
Victoria Lavan Liberty
EFP: 2022
EMT: 2023

Specialties: Singing, Speaking
Languages: English
6305 Yucca Street
Los Angeles
United States

Victoria Lavan BA, SVS, EMT, RYT200 enjoys a rich and accomplished career as a singer, actor, director, award-winning teacher, and Estill Master Trainer. Victoria is Director of Vocal Health and Principal Voice Faculty at AMDA College and Conservatory for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.  She has also served on the voice faculties of Ventura College, Pepperdine University and UCLA Ray Bolger Musical Theatre Program.  

Victoria was awarded the 2013 NATS Teacher Enrichment Grant for advanced study in the practice of vocology at the National Center for Voice and Speech.  Following completion of a rigorous training program in Estill Voice Training, Victoria earned certification as an Estill Master Trainer of the Estill Voice Training system in 2023.  Her work and practice are also informed through certification as a yoga instructor and the study and practice of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization principles according to Kolar of the Prague Rehabilitation School.

She is a Charter Voting Member of the Pan American Vocology Association, Voice Foundation, Performing Arts Medicine Association, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing where she has served as past president of NATS-LA, Regional Governor for Southern California and participated on various committees contributing to the NATS Pedagogy Resources website recommending science-informed vocal pedagogy resources.

Victoria’s own performing career spans 30 years and includes regional opera, symphony, concert, music theatre, cabaret, and theatre credits.  Favorite collaborations include: the Sundance Institute with San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship Program; Salt Lake Opera Theatre, Opera Unplugged, Albuquerque Chamber Orchestra, New West Symphony, Ventura Music Festival - Bach B Minor Mass, soprano soloist, Grammy Award winning conductor, Vance George; Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson; Love Letters with her late husband, Bruce Liberty, Rubicon Theatre Co.; Swan Lake the Musical, Sold Out concert in Los Angeles.  Her tribute to the incomparable Barbara Cook “Glitter and Be Gay” ran for five weeks at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles and toured regionally.

As a member of Theatre West, LA’s longest running professional theatre company, Victoria enjoys serving as moderator for the Betty Garrett Musical Comedy Workshop, directing mainstage Cabaret shows.  Other directing credits include “Ernest Worthing” and “Hobson’s Choice”, two original operas by noted composer, John Biggs.  

Victoria maintains a private voice studio for professional performers in Los Angeles and online.  Her journey into the transformative work of Estill Voice Training has transformed her already thriving voice practice. Her students have been seen on Broadway in Six, Hamilton, Tina Turner the Musical, Caroline or Change, Moulin Rouge, The Book of Mormon among others.  On the West-End in London in Hair, as well as national and international tours of The Book of Mormon, Beautiful, Aladdin, Dear Evan HansenAnastasia: The Musical, Rent, Hair, and Waitress.  With Disney and Universal Studios worldwide, cruise lines worldwide, touring in bands The Late, Great Charlie Borski, Introverted FunkMo5aic and working in recording studios releasing new music creating their own notable and recognized artistic work.

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