ACCENTS ON ACTORS - Accents for the 21st Century Actor - 5 Week Online Class with Professional Actor Paul Liberti
Friday, March 19, 2021, 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT
6:30pm - 10pm. Whether you're an actor in film, TV or theater or you're a voice-over actor who does Audio Books, Interactive Games or Commercials, being able to do a credible accent is imperative to your career.
Are your accents married to specific characters, or are they accents that you can put on ANY character that you play - even as yourself?!
What do you do when you are required to do a non descript "European accent"?
What is the difference between an accent and a dialect?
What do you do if your audition requires several accents?
Many actors barely grasp the fundamental features of a particular accent and yet sincerely believe they know it inside and out - HELP IS HERE!
- Accent Study with Exercises and samples and demonstrations and instruction.
- How to create a dialect in a short amount of time with authenticity.
- New accents weekly - British, Russian, Southern U.S., Irish, German, and New York.
- How Lilts can effect an accent and specifics to notice
- Learning and hearing accents with audio samples from movies, and Internet and youtube sources.
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Arrive at least 10 MINUTES before your event is slated to start. Your host will give important information about the event at this time.
Instructions and the ZOOM link for access to this online event will be emailed to you in advance. If you have not received the link by 12pm (EST) the day-of the event, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.
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**No recording of any kind is permitted by participants during class.**
**Please keep in mind that all programs at Actors Connection are for educational and professional development purposes. Participating in any class or event is not a promise of employment.**
Paul Liberti currently teaches competitive classes in Los Angeles and NYC and Nationally for SAG/AFTRA Foundation in independently in Commercial VO, Audio Book Narration, Video Game Character work and Animation. He also teaches Accents for Actors - for Animation, Voice Actors, Film Actors, Broadway and London's West End Theater, and Regional Theater with recent shows like Disney's Frozen, USA Network - Falling Water, The National Theater's - One Night in Miami, Greater Tuna, Anastasia, My Fair Lady, Brigadoon.
Paul also teaches annually to graduating University students from across the nation - Memphis, Western Michigan University, Oakland University and many others.
Paul has booked hundreds of voiceover spots and animated series including Pokémon, Blue's Clues, Noggin's, Pinky Dinky Doo, Saturday Night Live Cartoons and Sesame Street.
He is currently the voice of Curious George & the Man in the Yellow Hat www.curiousgeorge.com. He has narrated for Scholastic, Nickelodeon, Tavoli Entertainment and the Audie Award winning series Goosebumps by R.L Stine. Mr. Liberti has also performed on Broadway, Broadway tours as well as film and TV, including The Daily Show, SNL TV's Funhouse, Showtime's Cartoon President, PBS, Nickelodeon, Showtime and more.
|Friday, March 19, 2021||6:30 pm|
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The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.