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Accent Reduction (Not just for Actors)

Accent Reduction (Not just for Actors)

This course is designed to help both native and non-native speakers of English become more understandable, both onstage and off. Learn to use your speaking voice to its full advantage with both dynamic speaking skills and vocal vitality. Topics include: pronunciation, articulation, pitch, stress and intonation patterns, projection, and breath control. Learn to take care of and improve the actor’s instrument – the voice. The International Phonetic Alphabet will be introduced to learn to correctly place the sounds of American English. Individual recordings will be made and analyzed. Strategies will be taught so that you can start improving from the very first class!
**New Start Date**

Starts: Monday January 25, 2010 7:00pm-9:30pm

Duration: 8 Weeks

Cost: $325.00

INSTRUCTOR: Corinne J. Barringer

Corinne J. Barringer M.A., CCC-SLP

Ms. Barringer is a Speech Language Pathologist certified by The American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA). She has a background in theatre and performing arts, as well as a degree in anthropology. She has taught at Wayne State University, Lawrence Technological University, Oakland Community College, Cranbrook Educational Community – Kingswood School, and Cranbrook Theatre School, and is frequent guest lecturer at Eastern Michigan University.

She began Barringer Consultants over 13 years ago offering speech, language and voice training to individuals as well as corporations. She is a seminar speaker and published author, and has worked with Chrysler, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Great Lakes International Aviation Conference, `Life after Birth’, a back-to-work training project for single mothers, Giamarco, Mullins & Horton, Kiwanis Club, SemperMedia Group, Labyrinth Consultants and John Deere-Asia.

http://www.michigan actorsstudio. com/accent- reduction- class/


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