Learn a variety of accents in Dialect training with Page Clements
These dialect training classes train the actor to master dialects for stage & screen. Each 5 week session focuses on one specific dialect or accent. Examples are: Standard British (RP), Cockney, Irish (Belfast & Dublin), Scottish, Australian, American Southern (two distinct states). A phonetic approach is used to strengthen the ear and provide the actor with the tools necessary to approach future work independent of the classroom.
This is an open level class. No interview or audition are required.
Instructor: Page Clements
Page Clements is an actress and private coach in New York City. She received her BFA in acting from Wesleyan College in Georgia, where she also received the Wesleyan Woman of the Year award her graduation year. She furthered her training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts / New York, receiving the Lawrence Langner Award and the Charles Jehlinger Award for speech and acting respectively. She was invited to attend a third year in the Repertory Company, receiving the school’s first Neil Simon Foundation Scholarship.
Page served as an Associate Professor of Voice and Speech at AADA for 10 years and was one of the original members of The Metropolitan Playhouse of New York. One of Page’s fortes as a teacher is creating as well as reducing regional and foreign dialects.
Page co-founded Highwire, Inc. a theatre company created to bring professional productions and actor-led workshops to universities and colleges across the country. In 2009, she was awarded two Backstage Readers’ Choice Awards: Favorite Vocal Coach and Favorite Dialect Coach. She was voted Runner-Up for both awards again in both 2010 and 2011. As an actress, Page has appeared in over 50 productions in theatres across the country and is a member of Actors Equity Association. Page also has a vocal instructional DVD available for actors and public speakers-please visit bestvocalwarmups.com to obtain your copy!Read more about Page