Build your voice into the most beautiful, most resilient instrument it can be. Develop an exciting repertoire. Build your performance skills and troubleshoot vocal problems.

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Public Speaking

Improve Voice quality and production. Clarify articulation and modify accents. Upgrade your presentation skills while learning to speak more proficiently. Reduce performance anxiety.

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Voice Rehabilitation

With a doctor's referral, work with a skilled, experienced professional to regain your best possible voice. Achieve maximum endurance and volume while minimizing stress on the body.

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Excellence in Voice and Speech Training

"Sheila Dugan has trained dozens of singers who have performed at THE MUNY through the years. Children, teens, adults ... all ages of her students have been represented on THE MUNY stage, as well as Broadway stages and stages around the country. Good training shows!"
— Denny Reagan, President and CEO St. Louis Municipal Opera (THE MUNY) —


“Everything Sheila Dugan has taught me has been immediately applicable to everything I sing…and it’s really cool!
Everyone who hears me notices the difference!”

— David Lickerman, MD —

My Focus

My focus is Voice, Speech, and Audition training for singers, speakers, actors and dancers. I give both private one-on-one training, and some group classes. Private voice instruction is primarily for people age thirteen and up. I will train the exceptional child beginning at age nine.

I LOVE to teach the Adult Student who is coming back for training in order to enhance their current techniques. These Clients are individuals who still want to perform, or who are currently performing as soloists, or choristers in classical, musical theater, church or contemporary venues. It is a thrilling process to free the voice and refine the artistry of the singer from years of poor training, bad habits, or made-up survival technologies.

Public Speaking training is given to all types of voice users including business professionals, lawyers, physicians, students, sales representatives, scientists, broadcasters, teachers, foreign language speakers, actors and some children.

Voice Rehabilitation is given strictly upon medical referral.

As you read through this website, I hope that most of your questions will be answered about my background, experience and the outstanding level of service provided to my Clients. If you have more questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Finally, I would like to thank my own very beloved voice teacher Dale Moore, for setting such a fine example, for teaching me well, for being my supporter and my dear friend.