Accents and Dialects for Stage and Screen - DOWNLOAD VERSION

Accents and Dialects for Stage and Screen - DOWNLOAD VERSION $74.99

Paul Meier

Published by Paul Meier Dialect Services

This 426 page book provides instruction in 27 accents/dialects - ie three more than the regular CD edition

And because the sound files are downloaded rather than on CD, this Edition is also $25.00 cheaper

The 27 accents/dialects offered are -

Afrikaans (South African)

American Deep South

American Southern




Downeast New England



General American








New York

Northern Ireland



South Boston

Spanish (Castilian & Colonial "Spanishes")

Standard British English (Received Pronunciation)




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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