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Modern Non-Regional Accents of England – Level Two

$245.00 $210.00

October 15th – November 26th 
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Austin, 78704

Early Bird Rate – $210 (7 classes – $30/class) By October 5th

Regular Rate – $245 (7 classes – $35/class) After October 5th

Student/Low Income 20% off (see below for code)

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Modern Non-Regional Accents of England – Level Two

October 15th – November 26th

Tuesdays, 5:30pm – 7:15pm

Austin, 78704

LEVEL TWO!!

If you’ve taken Level One then you are ready to learn more! More sound changes, more about prosody, and a chance to put that accent to the test.

In level one we quickly covered all elements of the accent, including the physical shaping of the sound, several patterns in pronunciation differences, and rhythm and melody. Now we go into more detail. More exercises to get the articulators pliable and more patterns of pronunciation changes.

If you are an actor and would like to increase your versatility and knowledge when it comes to specific choices appropriate for characters from England, this is YOUR CLASS! We will focus primarily on Modern Received Pronunciation (Kiera Knightly) but will also touch on more Cockney influenced Estuary (Ricky Gervais).

You will experience work that supports your professionalism when it comes to acquiring English accents in a way that is free of judgement, full of specific technique, and playful inquiry! The English know how to do a good American accent – isn’t it time we match that? I mean… they are taking American roles but Americans aren’t taking so many English ones. The difference – the time spent in training!!!

You will receive homework each week to progress on your journey towards acquiring an Estuary sound. So, the next time you get asked to audition with an English accent you will know how to make choices that are intelligent and accurate! You will have tools you can begin to immediately apply.

Not an actor but want to learn the accent? COME! It can be fun to learn different accents for travel or for… fun! All who have a desire to learn are so very welcome!

**Though seven weeks may sound like a long time, in reality it will be a very thorough next step towards mastering an Estuary accent. Expect to come away with a deeper understanding, and practice, of the accent. It is an intermediate course. It will challenge you and, hopefully, allow you moments to begin to feel very proud of your ability to achieve a modern Estuary accent.

Class size is kept very small. Register early to guarantee a spot.

Investment –

Early Bird Rate – $210 (7 classes – $30/class) By October 5th

Regular Rate – $245 (7 classes – $35/class) After October 5th

Student/Low Income 20% off with code STUDENT20


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.

 

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