EXPERIENCING ACCENTS #12 in NYC

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. Workshop Costs: VASTA Members $800* ANY Union Members $800** […]

Collecting accents

I wrote a thing. Two things, I guess: two short texts for eliciting useful accent samples. Here they are: Dali’s Last Hurrah* What frosty land is this? How was its fate decided? Coal-black mountains loom; Glassy pools reflect their huge, queer forms. A bird-like woman searches slowly through the trees; Flocks of trembling sparrows cluster about blood-red barns. I feel the flashing claws of chalk-white terror rip at my breath. My courage fails. A furious, hoarse voice whispers from the inky shadows, “He knew his duty. We cannot be afraid.” Fighting a fog of sudden nightmare visions— Savage lambs, Fork-tongued […]

Webinar 13: Coaching on Set

Please join us Monday, June 25th, at 3pm (EDT) for our 13th Knight-Thompson Speechwork Webinar! Doug Honorof and Mary McDonald-Lewis will host: “Coaching on Set.” Doug Honorof and Mary McDonald-Lewis will talk about what it’s like as a coach on a TV/film set. They will share their own experiences and offer advice, and there will be time for questions. The Registration fee is $10 to cover hosting costs. Once a month, every member of the KTS community is invited to connect, collaborate, and share all things KTS related.  If you have taken Experiencing Speech or have been introduced to fundamental […]