Looking to build your Actor/Improviser Tool Box? Want to bring your Irish Bartender into more crisp view? Got that Brooklyn Cab Driver you’ve been dying to perfect? This is the place to do it! Learn fun ways to expand your arsenal of character voices and regional dialects. In this class, we will explore character status, physicality, vocal use & placement, breathing techniques, and delve into a wide variety of accents and dialects. Explore regional influences with specificity. Participants will create original characters, work with scripted text as well as improvised scenes.
- Dialects & Character Voices Level 1 (Online) · Tues · 4-7pm (1/25-3/8)
- Dialects & Character Voices Level 1 Intensive (Online) · Sat & Sun · 1-3pm (1/29-30 & 2/12-13)
U.S. Regions -Delve deeper into the world of Accents, Dialects & Character Voices in this 4 Week Immersive Experience. We will continue to build on the fundamentals of Level 1, digging deeper into character development as it pertains to accents, dialects and more general vocal use & placement. Regionalities to be covered: Midwest, Brooklyn, Southern U.S., Boston, Mid-Atlantic.
**Prerequisite: Dialects & Character Voices Level 1
3 hours, 4 weeks
European Regions -Delve even deeper into the world of Accents, Dialects & Character Voices in this 4 Week Immersive Experience. We will continue to build and expand on the skills and concepts of Levels 1, taking a closer look at character development as it pertains to accents, dialects, and vocal choices. This next level will focus on The European Regions, with a primary focus on The Slavic & Romance Languages (French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, etc.)**Prerequisite: Dialects & Character Voices Level 1
3 hours, 4 weeks
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