TEACHER CERTIFICATION #5

  Knight-Thompson Speechwork is pleased to announce we will be offering a three-week Teacher Certification program in Knight-Thompson Speechwork in July 2019, taught by Co-Founder and Director Philip Thompson, with Master Teacher Andrea Caban. The program will be held at UC Irvine, in Irvine, CA. Sessions will take place five days a week, Monday through Friday, except the final week which may end on a Saturday, depending on enrollment. Sessions will run from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.   Program Goals The purpose of the Certification is to make sure that its participants possess: A thorough understanding of the Knight-Thompson […]

EXPERIENCING ACCENTS #12 in NYC

American Academy of Dramatic Arts 120 Madison Avenue, New York

A SIX-DAY WORKSHOP IN THE SKILLS OF ACCENT ACQUISITION With Co-Founder Phil Thompson and Certified Teacher Julie Foh    August 8th-15th, 2019 in New York City August 10th & 11th will be days off for you to rest and enjoy the city. See below to register, put down a deposit, or pay in full. Click here for a full description of the workshop. Experiencing Speech is a prerequisite for Experiencing Accents. We strongly recommend taking our Phonetics Intensive beforehand, as well. For more about Knight-Thompson Speechwork, please visit About the Work. Questions? Email us at knightthompsonspeechwork@gmail.com. Workshop Costs: VASTA Members […]

$200.00 – $900.00

WEBINAR #23: A Conversation on Coaching and Teaching In the Multicultural Classroom

Online

Questions? Contact KTS Webinar Organizers Cynthia DeCure and Nathan Crocker at ktswebinars@gmail.com. Please join us Monday, September 23 at 6pm EDT/3pm PDT  for "Coaching and Teaching In The Multicultural Classroom: A Conversation" hosted by KTS Webinar Coordinators Cynthia DeCure and Nathan Crocker. Cynthia and Nathan will start a conversation about the opportunities and challenges of speech and accent coaching and teaching in our present-day multicultural classrooms and studios, with the hope to offer language that encourages inclusivity in voice and speech training.  We will begin with some general questions, and then offer an opportunity for questions, as well as a space […]

$10

KTS Webinar 24: Formality and Informality in Speech – Part 2

Online

**RESCHEDULED** Please note that, due to a scheduling conflict, this Webinar is being rescheduled for next Monday, November 18 at 3pm PST/6pm EST.  Because of the inconvenience, we will be making it a free Webinar.  If you have already registered, your fee will be refunded.  We ask that you still sign up through the ktspeechwork.org event page.  Thank you! Please join us on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 3pm PT/6pm ET for our next Webinar on “Formality and Informality in Speech: Part 2!” hosted by KTS co-founder Phil Thompson. When we talk of speech and speech training as a discipline, […]

Free

EXPERIENCING SPEECH #25 in NYC

New York City Studio TBD

**Registration for Experiencing Speech #25 is now closed. There are still spots available in Experiencing Speech 25.5. Join us in London!** A Six-Day Workshop in: the sounds of the world’s languages the physicality of speech actions introducing descriptive phonetics the skills of formal and informal speech With Teachers Julie Foh, Nathan Crocker, & Dayle Towarnicky Click here for a full description of the workshop. Workshop Costs:        VASTA Members     $800* ANY Union Members $800**     Non-members $900*** * Use the code “vasta” when checking out. ** Use the code “unionpride” when checking out. *** If you’re interested in repeating […]

$200.00 – $900.00

PHONETICS INTENSIVE #12

Online

A Three-Day Intensive in Phonetic Transcription With KTS Master Teacher Andrea Caban and Certified KTS Teacher Tyler Seiple Join Master Teacher Andrea Caban and Certified KTS Teacher Tyler Seiple online for a Phonetics Intensive from December 21st to December 23rd, 2019. This course will be online only. All documents and audio materials will be shared through an online platform.   Click here for a full description of our Phonetics Intensive workshops.   Please note that Experiencing Speech is a prerequisite for the Phonetics Intensive.   The workshop will be held online through a video conferencing software. The days will run […]

$100.00 – $400.00

EXPERIENCING ACCENTS #13

California State University, Long Beach 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach

A SIX-DAY WORKSHOP IN THE SKILLS OF ACCENT ACQUISITION With Co-Founder Phil Thompson, Master Teacher Andrea Caban, & Certified Teacher Jeff Parker    January 2nd-8th, 2020, in Long Beach, CA See below to register, put down a deposit, or pay in full. Click here for a full description of the workshop. Experiencing Speech is a prerequisite for Experiencing Accents. We strongly recommend taking our Phonetics Intensive beforehand, as well. For more about Knight-Thompson Speechwork, please visit About the Work. Workshop Costs:        VASTA Members     $800* ANY Union Members $800**     Non-members $900*** *     Use the code […]

$200.00 – $900.00

BUILDING THE ACCENT SKILL in Los Angeles

The Raven Playhouse 5233 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood

Building the Accent Skill: An Introduction to Knight-Thompson Speechwork for Performers When: Saturday, February 8th, 2:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday, February 9th, 12pm - 4pm Where: Raven Playhouse, 5233 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Taught by: Tyler Seiple www.accentcoachla.com Price: $250 ($175 for members of Stuart Rogers’ Studios) Certified Teacher Tyler Seiple is launching a new series of Knight-Thompson Speechwork workshops for performers and public speakers in the Los Angeles area (in association with Stuart Rogers' Studios). This initial two-day workshop will focus on understanding what accents are and the skills needed to develop them. With eight hours of discussion, […]

KTS Webinar #25: The Dialects of Gender and Sexual Orientation

Online

Please join us on Monday, February 24th, at 2:00 p.m. PST for our first webinar of 2020 on “The Dialects of Gender and Sexual-Orientation” hosted by KTS and Fitzmaurice Voicework teacher, Adriano Cabral, and Chicago Voice Center founder and Fitzmaurice Voicework teacher, Diane Robinson. In this webinar, we will share contemporary research on the expression of gender identity and sexual-orientation as a "dialect." We will demonstrate examples of voice and speech work that we have used to empower the LGBTQIA actor and non-actor to express their identity in performance and presentation. The webinar will include time for discussion of questions that arise […]

$10.00

BUILDING THE ACCENT SKILL in Los Angeles

The Raven Playhouse 5233 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood

Building the Accent Skill: An Introduction to Knight-Thompson Speechwork for Performers When: Saturday, March 21, 2:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday, March 22, 12pm - 4pm Where: Raven Playhouse, 5233 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Taught by: Tyler Seiple www.accentcoachla.com Price: $250 ($175 for members of Stuart Rogers’ Studios) $100 for repeat registration Certified Teacher Tyler Seiple leads a new series of Knight-Thompson Speechwork workshops for performers and public speakers in the Los Angeles area (in association with Stuart Rogers' Studios). This eight-hour workshop focuses on understanding what accents are and the skills needed to develop them. With a tailored blend […]