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California State University, Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Boulevard,
Long Beach, CA 90840 United States

March 2015

ACCENTS INTENSIVE #3—London Accents

March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015
California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard,
Long Beach, CA 90840 United States
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$100 – $400

A three-day workshop in RP, Cockney, and Estuary accents, With Phil Thompson and Andrea Caban Los Angeles, March 13th-15th, 2015   This intensive three-day workshop, for actors, voice and speech teachers, dialect coaches, will apply the innovative techniques of Knight-Thompson Speechwork to the acquisition of three specific London accents. The physical focus of Knight-Thompson Speechwork allows actors and other professional voice users to learn accents much faster than with older techniques. Speakers using this approach can speak skillfully in the target accent, without exaggeration or self-consciousness.   Unlike “Experiencing Accents,”this workshop will be focused exclusively on gaining proficiency in the…

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January 2017

ACCENTS INTENSIVE #9 – Russian Accents

January 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC-8
California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard,
Long Beach, CA 90840 United States
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$75 – $175

THOUGH THIS WORKSHOP HAS NOW PASSED, YOU CAN PURCHASE A COMPLETE RECORDING OF THE COURSE, PLUS ALL SUPPORTING MATERIALS. A one-day workshop in Russian Accents With KTS master teacher Andrea Caban Long Beach, CA  & online, January 13th, 2017   This intensive one-day workshop, for actors, voice and speech teachers, dialect coaches, will apply the innovative techniques of Knight-Thompson Speechwork to the acquisition of  accents.   The physical focus of Knight-Thompson Speechwork allows actors and other professional voice users to learn accents much faster than with older techniques. Speakers using this approach can speak skillfully in the target accent, without exaggeration or…

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June 2017

EXPERIENCING SPEECH #20

June 10, 2017 - June 16, 2017
California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard,
Long Beach, CA 90840 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 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 sounds in accents and languages This session will…

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