Access Accents: General American : An Accent Training Resource for Actors CD-Audio
Part of the Performance Books series
"Penny Dyer is an inspiration to work with" Helen Mirren "An indispensible aid for actors" Bill Nighy "Penny takes away the fear of an accent for the actor" David Morrissey "Accurate, specific and enabling, these CDs are as fundamental as the use of voice itself" Michael Attenborough "Invaluable for the modern actor" Michael Sheen "Penny Dyer on a CD.
What more could I want" Kelly Reilly An essential tool for actors needing to develop an accent at a moments notice.
Top voice coach, Penny Dyer, voice coach to Helen Mirren on The Queen and who has worked with Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett and Reece Witherspoon , and Gwyneth Strong (Cassandra, Only Fools and Horses) present an hour long voice coaching session on CD.
The audio contains examples of the accent from a locally born and bred person; a short history of the accent/dialect; a voice coaching lesson between an actor and Penny Dyer who will explain the phonetics, rhythm etc with numerous examples to listen to and then try; a short extract from a play.
A small booklet will include some phonetic notes, transcripts of the accent examples, the play example, the background on the accent and an Introduction. An invaluable resource for every actor's library.
- Format: CD-Audio
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 29/10/2007
- Category: Acting techniques
- ISBN: 9780713685091