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October 2017

Take Two! Webinar 7: “(‘So-called’) General American” – To Teach or Not to Teach…

October 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
$10.00

Due to a lack of (live) participants on October 13th, this webinar has been rescheduled!! Please join KTS Webinar Organizers Susan Schuld and Kristi Dana, and all interested Knight-Thompson Speechwork connoisseur's, for our seventh KTS Webinar on Friday, October 27th at 3pm (EDT).  Susan and Kristi will facilitate a discussion titled: "'(So-Called) General American' - To Teach or Not to Teach?" This is our first ever webinar structured as a community-based, interactive discussion. Join us to chime in with your thoughts, or just to check out what other folks might have to say! The Registration fee is $10 to cover hosting costs. Please register…

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November 2017

Webinar 8: Phil Thompson hosts: Coaching Language & Style

November 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Free – $10

Please join Knight-Thompson Speechwork Co-Founder Phil Thompson as he hosts Webinar 8: Coaching Language & Style. This Webinar will be held on Friday, November 3rd at 3pm (EDT).  Phil will share his thoughts on the topic, open it to questions and comments, and then perhaps the group will try a little practice of the ideas generated. The Registration fee is $10 to cover hosting costs. Please register below. Once a month, every member of the KTS community is invited to connect, collaborate, and share all things KTS related.  If you have taken the Experiencing Speech Intensive or have been introduced to fundamental Experiencing…

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December 2017

Best Practices in Accent Training for Indigenous Actors

December 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
$10

In this repeat of their VASTA 2017 conference presentation, Eric Armstrong and Shannon Vickers will discuss their research into the best practices for accent training for Indigenous actors and storytellers, and their preliminary findings. Topics covered will include indigenous research ethics, focus group findings, research priorities,  and recommendations for coaches who hope to work with indigenous performers, actors-in-training, and elders.

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EXPERIENCING SPEECH #21

December 14, 2017 - December 20, 2017
Alchemical Studios, 104 W. 14th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY United States
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$200 – $900

  A Six-Day Workshop in: the sounds of the world's languages the physicality of speech actions descriptive phonetics the skills of formal and informal speech With Associate Teachers Julie Foh & Eliza Simpson   Click here for a full description of the workshop. Workshop Costs VASTA Members $800* ANY Union Members $800** Non-members $900*** There is also a PART ONE ONLY OPTION for $500 ($400 with union membership)! This three-day session (Part One) focuses on: Awareness and practice of precise articulation action The physical actions that produce all the sounds of the world’s languages—”Omnish” Vocal Tract Posture—the articulatory basis for…

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February 2018

KTS Webinar #10 – Research and Publishing in Voice and Speech: Tools for the Novice and the Expert

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
$10.00

On Monday, February 26th, at 3pm EST, please join KTS Certified Teacher Rockford Sansom and all interested Knight-Thompson Speechwork connoisseurs for our 10th KTS webinar titled "Research and Publishing in Voice and Speech: Tools for the Novice and the Expert." Rocky will talk about how to get started in publishing, tips, and current trends. This webinar's primary focus is publishing in academic journals for voice. There will be time for questions and answers. The Registration fee is $10 to cover hosting costs. Please register in the Upcoming Events section on the KTS website at http://ktspeechwork.com. **Once registered, please email Julie and Jeff…

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March 2018

KTS Webinar #11 – Process, Product, and Principles, Perhaps: Adapting KTS to Short-Term Goals

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
$10.00

Please join us Monday, March 19th, at 3pm (EST) for our 11th Knight-Thompson Speechwork Webinar! Tyler Seiple will offer: “Process, Product, and Principles, Perhaps: Adapting KTS to Short-Term Goals." This online discussion will focus on how we adapt the foundational principles of Knight-Thompson Speechwork into the many different educational and coaching scenarios in which we find ourselves employed. How do we frame, discuss, and explore KTS in a three-year graduate program as well as a one-off coaching session, an undergraduate workshop as well as an ongoing public class? Tyler will share his own experience as well as invite discussion with…

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May 2018

KTS Webinar #12 – Fun-etics: KTS Classroom Activities for Instruction and Engagement

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
$10.00

Please join us Monday, May 7th, at 3pm (EDT) for our 12th Knight-Thompson Speechwork Webinar! Jeffrey Parker will offer: “Fun-etics: KTS Classroom Activities for Instruction and Engagement.” This webinar will introduce a few classroom exercises designed for student skill acquisition and classroom engagement. Building from exercises described in Speaking With Skill, Jeffrey Parker (and a few brave student volunteers) will introduce, describe, and demonstrate instructional activities that deepen the work while coming from a sense of play and gamesmanship. There will be time for questions, discussions, and sharing of exercises at the end of the webinar, so if you have any…

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EXPERIENCING SPEECH #22

May 29 - June 4
$200 – $900

  A Six-Day Workshop in: the sounds of the world's languages the physicality of speech actions descriptive phonetics the skills of formal and informal speech With Teachers Andrea Caban & Tyler Seiple   Click here for a full description of the workshop. Workshop Costs VASTA Members $800* ANY Union Members $800** Non-members $900*** There is also a PART ONE ONLY OPTION for $500 ($400 with union membership)! This three-day session (Part One) focuses on: Awareness and practice of precise articulation action The physical actions that produce all the sounds of the world’s languages—”Omnish” Vocal Tract Posture—the articulatory basis for the…

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June 2018

PHONETICS INTENSIVE #10

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm UTC-8
$400

A Three-Day Intensive in Phonetic Transcription With KTS Master Teacher Andrea Caban and Certified KTS Teacher Tyler Seiple Join Master Teacher Andrea Caban and Certified KTS Teacher Tyler Seiple online for a Phonetics Intensive from June 8th to June 10th, 2018. This course will be online only. All documents and audio materials will be shared through an online platform. Don't get frenetic- get phonetic! Register below! Click here for a full description of our Phonetics Intensive workshops.   Please note that Experiencing Speech is a prerequisite for the Phonetics Intensive.   The workshop will be held online through a video…

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Webinar 13: Coaching on Set

June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
$10.00

Please join us Monday, June 25th, at 3pm (EDT) for our 13th Knight-Thompson Speechwork Webinar! Doug Honorof and Mary McDonald-Lewis will host: “Coaching on Set.” Doug Honorof and Mary McDonald-Lewis will talk about what it's like as a coach on a TV/film set. They will share their own experiences and offer advice, and there will be time for questions. The Registration fee is $10 to cover hosting costs. Once a month, every member of the KTS community is invited to connect, collaborate, and share all things KTS related.  If you have taken Experiencing Speech or have been introduced to fundamental…

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