Playing the American: An Acting and Accent-Reduction Workshop

THEATER X 419.3

Non-native speakers of American English hone their craft and learn to perform credibly in mainstream America to achieve a seamless accent shift without calling attention to itself or get in the way of the acting.

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Fall
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn to build confidence and trust in your creative process in a safe, supportive environment
  • Understand how to modify your voice, speech, and delivery for the accent
  • Break through acting blocks, limitations, and develop tools for dealing with performance anxiety
  • Throughout the class perform monologues, scenes, cold readings, and improvisation

About this course:

Participants who are not native speakers of American English hone their craft and learn to perform credibly in mainstream America. The ultimate objective is to achieve a seamless accent shift that does not call attention to itself or get in the way of the acting. Working in a safe, supportive environment, you learn to build confidence and trust in your creative process; modify voice, speech, and delivery; break through acting blocks and limitations; and develop tools for dealing with performance anxiety. Throughout the course, you perform monologues, scenes, cold reading, and improvisation.
Prerequisites
All participants must speak English fluently.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Thursday, Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: Cle Thompson
376431
Fee:
$699.00
1 day left. Enroll by Oct 1, 2020
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Notes

No meeting November 26, 2020. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Oct 1, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 15, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 22, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 5, 2020
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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