Thu, 19 Aug | Online Webinar, via Zoom

Actors’ Group: How to Get into an Accent Fast

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Actors’ Group: How to Get into an Accent Fast

Time & Location

19 Aug, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

This session is a great opportunity for actors to upskill and learn techniques on how to get into an accent fast to prepare for an audition, role or move into character when on set.

Hosted by accent coach Elspeth Morrison, this will be an interactive workshop offering practical advice and tips to actors to quickly identify the right accent for a role, stay within the accent, and extra resources to help you nail the delivery. As there will be some interactivity in this session, it would be good if attendees could have their cameras on.

Dialect Coach Elspeth Morrison works for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Amazon, ITV and leading independents and regularly works with actors on a one-to-one basis to perfect their accents and dialects for theatre, radio as well as TV and film. She regularly guests on programmes such as Front Row and the Today programme on the BBC and Channel 5 News to add a bit of knowledge about the voice and its workings. Her working life is varied and in the last few weeks she has worked on accents including General American, Russian, Manchester, Trinidad and Birmingham. She also coaches voice coaches how to work this magic!

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation email.

This is an interactive session and will be taking place as a Zoom meeting. Attendees should access the event using a device with audio and video functions to participate.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

At WFTV we’re really keen to ensure that all our events are accessible for everyone. So if you have any particular access needs, please can you let us know before an event and we will do our best to accommodate you. We would be grateful if you can give us as much notice as possible – please contact admin@wftv.org.uk

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