Professional Voice & Acting Training in New York City, New Jersey & Online

From Bach to Rock... Showboat to Rock of Ages


Sabella Voice Studios offers a series of classes dedicated to helping you round out all of your theater skills and manage the complexities (and stress) of a life in show business - including dance, yoga, acting and group appearances at open-mic nights throughout the city. → Learn More


Not in NYC? On tour with a show and need a vocal tune-up? No problem.  SVS is a leader in online delivery of professional voice and acting instruction. Now, whether you are on tour with your current show and can't get back to NYC, or just live too far away to travel here, you can study with a professional Broadway coach. →Learn More


We offer professional referrals to New York’s leading Agents, Casting Directors, Stage Directors, Music Directors and Head-Shot Photographers for clients who are professionally ready. We are committed to helping our clients achieve their personal, professional and performance goals.

Sing as you want, not just as you can!

No matter what style you sing, or want to sing, Sabella Voice Studios can help you achieve your vocal, performance, and career goals.
We specialize in professional voice training for Musical Theater, Contemporary Pop/Rock and Classical performance. 

David Sabella is a nationally recognized Master Teacher in Voice Techniques and Pedagogy. He has starred on Broadway, and in Opera productions throughout the US & Europe, and has appeared as principle soloist at both Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center numerous times. He is the Executive Program Director of The Broadway Theatre Project and a two-term President of The New York Singing Teachers' Association (2008-14). He is also a Professor of Voice at Montclair State University and Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus).

In addition to private sessions with Mr. Sabella, SVS also offers a highly specialized team of associate teachers, in both voice and acting, who work in tandem with Mr. Sabella to ensure each client reaches their full potential.





David Sabella OK, my extremely reliable friends and students: I NEED HELP. We need a child care person Wed-Fri for 5 weeks beginning NEXT WEEK, DECEMBER 7. My kids are 12 and 8 and in Bloomfield NJ. The job starts with PICK up from school (3:20) and goes until either Tom or I return from work. Could be as much as 11:15pm (when Tom get's home), or more likely 8pm (when I can get there). There is pay, of course. Leave message here, Private Message me or Call me if interested 917-374-5868. THANK YOU for your help!
30 Nov 2015 - 22:33
David Sabella URGENT! Just got this notice from an NYU Student - Everyone at nyu and their parents just got emails notifying us about ISIS bomb threats on the subway today, and advising us to stay clear. Please be careful and avoid the subway if at all possible.
18 Nov 2015 - 14:03
David Sabella Feeling great and ready to re-emerge. All lessons resume in NYC this week (also MSU). AND, let's plan on a SING OUT night at DTM. Who's in"
15 Nov 2015 - 16:01
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Lisa Monacelli McElwee Me!! I'm in! 15 Nov 2015 - 16:33 Theresa Mione-Trieste So happy for you. Upward and onward. Tell me about this sing out. 15 Nov 2015 - 17:00
Gail Frankel Reiser Please let Me know when you plan. I would Lime to join. 15 Nov 2015 - 19:52 Rebecca Ellis Happy to hear you are feeling great! 15 Nov 2015 - 20:41
David Sabella Sorry folks, I do need time to rest this week. All lessons cancelled until Monday.
05 Nov 2015 - 16:47
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Ben Gleichauf Wishing you the best teach 05 Nov 2015 - 16:49 Susan Nash Polk Wishing you love and healing ❤️ 05 Nov 2015 - 16:52 Sherri McGhie Good! 05 Nov 2015 - 16:58 Lauren Gismondi Take it easy, xox! 05 Nov 2015 - 17:08 Peter Nicholas Trump Please rest until you are well, David. 05 Nov 2015 - 17:10 Kimberly Valde Glad to hear you are taking care of yourself! A great example for all of us. Wishing you complete recovery! 05 Nov 2015 - 18:00 David Sabella bump 06 Nov 2015 - 12:53
Ben Gleichauf Not how it works teach but I love Ya 06 Nov 2015 - 13:38 Anita O'Leary Cohen Feel better, David. We are all thinking of you here!! 11 Nov 2015 - 21:23
David Sabella This page is for Client/Student Communication to/from, the Studio, and to/from each other. Please stay on topic of voice studio work and related performances, Also SVS will use this page for mass distribution of important studio news, like inclement weather & cancellation notices. If you need to cancel your session for any reason please do not leave that information here. Please email me (David) Directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you.
06 Nov 2015 - 12:50
David Sabella Good morning, Well, I've wound up in the hospital, (St. Mary's in Passaic). I was admitted yesterday for various tests for my cardiovascular health. So far I've had CT Brain scan, and echocardiogram, and a procedure whet the doctor navigated through my veins to check if there is any blockage in my arteries. They have one or two more tests planned, so I may be here until Wednesday. That being said, Felicity is available to cover my classes on Wednesday morning (she will contact you directly. And, I do hope to be able to be back to work by Thursday, although possible on a reduced schedule. I will let you all know more as soon as I figure it out. Thanks do much for your understanding. And DON'T WORRY.
03 Nov 2015 - 12:49
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Sherri McGhie Feel better! 03 Nov 2015 - 12:50 Natalia Wallace Praying for you!!!! Tons of love from us!!! 03 Nov 2015 - 12:50 MaryLynn Suchan ::hugs:: 03 Nov 2015 - 12:54 Tara Hoisington Sending healing wishes your way. Good luck with all of those tests! 03 Nov 2015 - 13:01 Liz Ortiz-Mackes Hang in there baby! 03 Nov 2015 - 13:15 Julie Ann Earls Feel better! 03 Nov 2015 - 13:30 Hope Hudson Thinking of you. 03 Nov 2015 - 13:35 Susan Nash Polk Sending prayers and love to discover cause and get on cure. ❤️ 03 Nov 2015 - 13:53 Gail Frankel Reiser Sending healing thoughts to you David. 03 Nov 2015 - 13:55 Lisa Monacelli McElwee Sending prayers ❤️ 03 Nov 2015 - 13:55 Mana Allen Sending you all my good energy💖💖💖 03 Nov 2015 - 14:52 Leslie Jackson Feel better soon! 03 Nov 2015 - 16:17 Patrick Michael Wickham Praying for super-speedy recovery and good news!!! 03 Nov 2015 - 16:31 Robert Doyle Hope that they figure out "what ails you" QUICKLY!! 03 Nov 2015 - 16:38 Kim Keen Sending positive thoughts and energy your way, David. ♡♡♡ 03 Nov 2015 - 18:59 Rebecca Ellis Lots of good vibes and prayers coming your way, David. Please take care. 03 Nov 2015 - 20:30
Peter Van Norden Sending good thoughts, my friend.... 03 Nov 2015 - 21:40 Jeanie LoVetri Hope you are feeling better soon. Good to be taking care of yourself. 06 Nov 2015 - 00:40
David Sabella
So I'm bustin out of the joint today. With new high blood pressure medicine and a new lease on life. I will be reformulating my schedule to accommodate my own needs right now. However I will be teaching tomorrow and I have two hours remaining available, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. If you're interested please let me know your schedule on the website. See you all real soon.
05 Nov 2015 - 11:42
David Sabella Hi guys, Well, I'll be in here one more day. Hopefully out by Thursday and teaching on Friday and Saturday. New meds and lifestyle changes coming soon :) Felicity is available Thursday and Friday. I look forward to seeing you all soon.
04 Nov 2015 - 15:43
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Annabel Rosario Just get better!! 04 Nov 2015 - 15:44 Jenna Carra You need to take it easy, mister 😡 relax and recover! Xoxo 04 Nov 2015 - 15:47 Sherri McGhie Or, you could give yourself till Monday. Just sayin'... 04 Nov 2015 - 16:05 Susan Nash Polk Get better! And turn those socks over - the white stripes are so you don't slip 😘 Of course if it's on both sides, ignore me - they were one-sided when I got them in maternity. 04 Nov 2015 - 16:10 Natalia Wallace I think the Dr is going to prescribe Cape Cod vacations!!! 04 Nov 2015 - 17:21 Julie Blank Wendholt Dig the socks!! Glad you are ok. 😊 04 Nov 2015 - 18:07 Veronica Yankowski Ligouri Dave please take care of yourself! 04 Nov 2015 - 18:46
Lindsay Packard Nice socks!! 04 Nov 2015 - 18:56 Julie Salzano Meditation, prayer, quiet moments, deep breaths and learn to relax Tai Chi is wonderful for that or yoga. I fell on my nose and it bled in yoga class and they threw me out. But Tai Chi you do standing no nose bleeds. Get better please. 04 Nov 2015 - 19:13
David Sabella Hi folks, With any luck I'll be spring out of here tomorrow and back to teaching on Thursday. There are some remaining hours this week for anyone who missed their lesson due to my unfortunate medical incarceration. Thursday, NYC - 4pm, 5pm, & 6pm Friday, NYC - 3pm Saturday, NJ - 4pm & 5pm Please let know if you would like one of these times. Or better yet, simply schedule yourself in, using the website. Thanks, David
03 Nov 2015 - 17:47
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Natalia Wallace Can you please take care of you... we all can wait for your classes but your health is more important... take some days. We love you and we miss you. Prayers will continue for you! 03 Nov 2015 - 17:48
Gail Frankel Reiser Wonderful news. 03 Nov 2015 - 17:52 Angel Stokey So glad you're back, Youngen! You're toooo yourg for such issues. 03 Nov 2015 - 21:50
David Sabella Hi folks, here's another update. I went to the doctor Friday and yesterday and started a series of tests that include echocardiogram and stress test and blood tests and x-rays and blah blah blah. The findings are not yet in and I have more tests next week, but I am able to work as long as I take it easy. So, I'm going to complete the rest of my week, and there are two hours that are available if anybody from Monday or Tuesday wants to make up time. I have Thursday at 3 and 4 p.m. in NYC that are open, and I may also have time and Bloomfield on Saturday. Thanks for all your messages of support and concern. I look forward to seeing you all in lessons this week and next.
28 Oct 2015 - 07:51
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Sabrina Lipton David, thinking of you and sending prayers. 28 Oct 2015 - 08:13 Jodi Rubin Brooks I'm so sorry to hear of this. Please take it easy and rest as you need to. 28 Oct 2015 - 08:14 Natalia Wallace Praying for you David Sabella!!! Love you and MISS you so much! 28 Oct 2015 - 08:21 Kim Keen Sending our best wishes to you, David. Hope you are feeling better very soon. 🎶🎼🎭❤️ 28 Oct 2015 - 10:05
Kristine Nevins thanks for the update. thinking of you and hope all stays calm and you stay healthy 28 Oct 2015 - 11:18 Rebecca Ellis Thinking of you, David. I hope you find the root of the issue, and I hope you really take it easy! 28 Oct 2015 - 11:23


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