Mastering Accents – Part One
July 11th – August 15th Tuesday afternoons from 2:30-3:15pm
3536 Bee Caves Rd., Austin, Tx. 78746 Suite 100
Having difficulty being understood? Want to learn how to teach yourself accents?
Detailed introduction to sharpen skills in articulation and gain necessary tools for accent study. Based firmly in Knight-Thompson speech work, the course trains your ear, deepen your awareness, and gain a working knowledge of your articulators. That last part is the most essential to have for ability to master accent work – a working knowledge of your articulators and how to use them.
This class is for anyone wishing to understand their (or others) speech, become more proficient at accents, and invest fully into the meaning behind words.
Class size is kept very small. Register early to guarantee a spot.
Earliest Bird Price – $150 (6 classes – $25/class) By June 25th
Earlier Bird Price – $165 (6 classes – $27/class) By July 5th
Regular Price – $180 (6 classes – $30/class) After July 5th
Melissa Grogan is a Vocal Expert with 18 years teaching experience. She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, has studied Knight-Thompson Speechwork, Presence with Patsy Rodenburg, and Body-Mind Centering at the Body-Mind Centering Institute and with Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen. She is currently pursuing a certificate as a Somatic Movement Educator, and has certifications as a yoga teacher and pranic healing practitioner. She has worked in film and TV, most notably as the Dialect Coach for the AMC series The Son, starring Pierce Brosnan. Clients have included yogis, Somatic Therapists, actors such as Kyle Chandler (Wolf of Wallstreet, Super 8), Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco (MSNBC), Craig Nigh (Breaking Bad), Yoga and Voice teachers, and people looking to express their True Self.