In these Acting with an Accent audios, learn accents of the British Isles and Australia. David gives you step-by-step instruction for learning many accents of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Australia. So, download the systematic lessons that teach the resonance (voice placement), intonation (musicality, inflection, rhythm), and unique pronunciations of each accent.
British Isles Accents and more | Download audios to learn dialects and accents of England, Ireland, Scotland, & Australia
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Firstly, you act in the English language. Therefore, you should have speech skills allowing you to play characters from many English-speaking countries and regions. These six programs teach accents of the British Isles. They include English (RP, Cockney, and Northern) as well as Irish and Scottish. In addition, it offers a program that teaches the geographically distant (but linguistically related) Australian accent.
What is your teacher’s background?
David Alan Stern received a BFA in Theatre/Performance from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Speech from Temple University. He taught at both Wichita State and Penn State before founding Dialect Accent Specialists in Los Angeles. He worked there for twelve years as a dialect/accent and text coach for professional actors. David then returned to UCONN as Professor of Dramatic Arts. During his 25 years there, he continued with periodic industry work while producing and revising his training audios.
Among the many actors David has helped to prepare for film roles are Vincent Tycer (Chappaquiddick), Geena Davis (The Accidental Tourist), Olympia Dukakis (Steel Magnolias), Forest Whitaker (Bird and The Crying Game), and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Fast Times at Ridgemont High). Among those he coached for stage roles are Terrence Mann (My Fair Lady and Sweeney Todd), Lynn Redgrave (Sweet Sue), and Pat Sajak & Joe Moore (Dial M for Murder). David was also Resident Dialect Coach for the Berkshire Theatre Group in Massachusetts for 17 years.