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Voice: Accent Reduction

6 Weeks | Mon. & Weds. 11am–1pm | 12 Sessions/24 Hrs. Total

  • Highland Avenue

Course Description

Voice is the concrete and rebar of every actor's performance! Is a thick accent standing in the way of you landing the big roles you seek? The sound of your voice and accent are among the biggest factors that producers, directors and casting directors consider when hiring for projects. Make sure you can offer the desired vocals at your next audition by enrolling in this intensive 16-hour workshop taught by TOA's legendary voice instructor Nicolette Chaffey. Offering highly personalized attention for each student, we will work on breathing, vocal fry, and whatever other unique needs are required to empower you to keep your accent in check! 6 Weeks - Mondays & Wednesdays, 11am–1pm 12 Sessions/24 Hours Total Requirements: An inquiring mind and a cork! INSTRUCTOR BIO: Nicolette Chaffey grew up in the British Film Industry and was associated with such movies as "Jason and the Argonauts" and the original "Pete's Dragon". She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Upon graduation, she worked at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre before appearing in the TV series "Hickory House" and various other UK films and TV shows. She toured North America with the National Theatre of Great Britain and her love of being on the road led her to Sydney Australia. While there, she landed a two-season role in the TV series "Certain Women". After moving to Los Angeles, she and her partner ran a theatre for 35 years, producing and directing, and working with movie and TV stars including Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Jack Black, Brian Cranston, John Hawkes, Patricia Heaton and Leslie Jordan. Nicolette was also the accent coach on Disney’s movie "The Parent Trap" with Lindsay Lohan. Nicolette has a very deep knowledge of and passion for all aspects of Stage, Television and Movies – and has worked as Theatre of Arts' resident voice teacher for the past 18 years.

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Contact Details

  • 1534 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

    (213) 652-3202

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