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Accents and Dialects for Stage and Screen

Paul Meier Price: $99.99

This 370 page book provides instruction in 24 accents/dialects and comes complete with 12 CDs - all bound and stored in a single volume for easy use and storage

The 24 accents/dialects offered are -

  • Afrikaans (South African)
  • American Deep South
  • American Southern
  • Australian
  • Cockney
  • Downeast New England
  • French
  • General American
  • German
  • Hampshire
  • Indian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Liverpool
  • New York
  • Northern Ireland
  • Russian
  • Scottish
  • South Boston
  • Spanish (Castilian & Colonial "Spanishes")
  • Standard British English (Received Pronunciation)
  • Welsh
  • Yiddish
  • Yorkshire

    All practice sentences and monologues are in IPA notation, as well as in Paul Meier's successful "number-keying" system

    Paul Meier has been teaching British and American dialects, and foreign language accents (French, German, Russian etc.) for over 20 years in the USA and his native England, coaching some of the biggest names in movies

    His books, booklets and CDs have been developed over this 20-year period and, simply put, they work!

    No prior skills are needed, yet the materials are rigorous enough to challenge the experienced dialect student

    And they're fun to work with !

    Paul Meier has taught at some of the most famous theatre schools such as The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Webber Douglas, North Carolina School of the Arts

    He currently works at the University of Kansas, where he is Full Professor and Head of Voice in the Theatre and Film Department

    These Dialect CDs can also be purchased separately by clicking here

    For a simplified version - Accents and Dialects for the Younger Actor - click here

    Time-pressed mature students may also find this edition a less demanding introduction to stage dialects

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