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Accent Reduction: ConverSAID – Live Classrooms

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ConverSAID℠ Licensed Trainer

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Graduate of the Juilliard Theatre School – ’91; Intensive private training with Kristin Linklater in New York. ’00/’01, Attended The Voice Foundation Annual Symposium ’02. Studied Catherine Fitzmaurice, Michael Kahn, Kristin Linklater, Arthur Lessac, 14 years training as a singer, study of the Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais.

Areas of Emphasis:

Speech (Skinner), Voice

Professional Organizations:

AEA, AFTRA

Selected Publications: The Complete Voice and Speech Workout, The Voice in Violence (ARTA Voice and Diction Review), Standard Speech (VASTA Voice and Speech review) ARTA Newsletter Volume 4, number 1, Volume 5, number 3, Volume 3, number 3

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ConverSAID℠ Licensed Trainer

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Voice and Acting Instructor, Dialect Coach; Voice and speech training with ARTA. Studied with Travis James. Catherine Fitzmaurice at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University/Moscow Art Theatre School (MFA).  Alexander Training and Voicework (2007). Speech Methods Dialect Workshops with Travis James at Accent Reduction Association in Los Angeles and New York City.

Areas of Emphasis:

Public Speaking, Voice and Speech, Dialects, Pronunciation Improvement (aka Accent Reduction), Acting, Voice-Over.

Professional Organizations:

AEA, AFTRA; Theatres: Williamstown Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville (week-long intensive with the apprentices).  Central School of London Summer Theatre training and Voice Workshop (2006), and working with Edinburgh Festival Scotland, UK.

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Linklater/Shakespeare and Co. January Intensive, Canadian Voice Intensive w/ David Sukler, Workshops w/ Dale Genge and Fran Bennet, Authentic Movement with Judith Koltai. Assistant Professor in Theatre ArtsSusan is a voice/speech professional, actor and director. She directed theatre in Chicago, including The Winter’s Tale in Summer 2004, Hair, 2001, and Measure for Measure, 2006.

Areas of Emphasis:

Voice, Text, Speech and Dialects

Professional Organizations:

SAG

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ConverSAID℠ Licensed Trainer

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Major Workshops: ARTA Certified Training Certificate, B.A. English Literature. Rutgers University, Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voice Work.  Studied with Kristin Linklater. Workshops with Cicely Berry.

Areas of Emphasis:

Voice, Speech and Dialects, Classical Text, Scene Analysis, Acting.

1994-1998, London Theatre – resident voice consultant; Over 50 professional acting roles in theatre and voice-overs.

Professional Organizations:

ARTA Certified, International Phonetic Association, AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

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ConverSAID℠ Licensed Trainer,
University of Delaware, BFA, (RADA) Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts; London, England.

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ARTA Certified Training Certificate

Areas of Emphasis:

Voice and dialect coaching, voice overs for AMC Theatres. Vocal coach for off-broadway Theatre Festival in New York. Dialects, vocal health, projection, character voices, acoustic training for demo reels.

Professional Organizations:

ARTA Certified, International Phonetic Association, AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

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ConverSAID℠ Licensed Trainer

Affiliations:

Voice & Speech Coach (Privately since 2004)

Areas of Emphasis:

Intensive Voice & Accents, Central School of Speech & Drama, London, England. Feldenkrais Movement. 

Professional Organizations:

Fordham College; Lincoln Center, N.Y.C – Voice & Speech; SAG (temporary withdraw) 
AEA, AFTRA

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Gabriela M. – (ARTA Associate)

Gabriela is from Germany. She lived in New York for a five years and taught in German in the financial district to corporate executives. She also taught in for the The Language Learning Center of New York. She is also a current trainer for ARTA Associate Trainers.

Certifications:

ARTA Associate Trainer

Affiliations:

Teacher Training

Areas of Emphasis:

Accent reduction, dialect coaching.

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Claudia V. – (ARTA Associate)

Claudia is originally from Italy but is currently living in San Diego. She is a certified Italian teacher and has been teaching studying accent reduction certification for 1 year. Claudia also holds a degree in Italian Fine Arts and Film. She is very interested in working with actors and really enjoys teaching this aspect of Italian culture to her students. Claudia is an extremely well-rounded teacher who enjoys helping and sharing his native language and culture.

Certifications:

ARTA Associate

Affiliations:

Teacher Training

Areas of Emphasis:

Accent reduction, dialect coaching.

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Gillian K. – ARTA Associate (Intern)

Gillian is from England. She is very excited about learning ARTA Certification online and has wanted the opportunity to help to participate in an online teaching course. She is both a trained actor and executive. She holds a language degree in English and a postgraduate degree as well. She also holds a TEFL certificate. Recently, she attended a Summer workshop at the New York headquarters. She was in charge of monitoring and rescheduling classes for students.

Qualifications:

ARTA Associate

Affiliations:

Teacher Training

Areas of Emphasis:

Accent reduction, vocal technique.

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