Irish

Irish

 Electives

 Electives

Distinctions in Dialects for "Latin/X" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Latin/X" Characters

- Mexico City (vs. East LA)

- Puerto Rican (vs. “New Yorican”)

- Honduras

- El Salvador

- Guatemala

- Colombia (Medellin)

- Mexico City (vs. East LA)

- Puerto Rican (vs. “New Yorican”)

- Honduras

- El Salvador

- Guatemala

- Colombia (Medellin)

Scottish

Scottish

Grounding our study in the history and culture of Scotland, we will cover Standard Scottish English (SSE) and how it can intersect with and be influenced by broad Scots to varying degrees in conversation.  We will also cover characteristics of Highland vs. Lowland Scottish English, with case studies from Glasgow, Edinborough, and Orkney, Scottish Accents for Period Pieces as well as identifying elements of broad “fake” Scottish used in many American cartoons.  

Grounding our study in the history and culture of Scotland, we will cover Standard Scottish English (SSE) and how it can intersect with and be influenced by broad Scots to varying degrees in conversation.  We will also cover characteristics of Highland vs. Lowland Scottish English, with case studies from Glasgow, Edinborough, and Orkney, Scottish Accents for Period Pieces as well as identifying elements of broad “fake” Scottish used in many American cartoons.  

Begins February 12th @ 6pm PST

Begins February 12th @ 6pm PST

Irish English, or the dialects of “Hiberno-English” can be loosely divided into four categories, evolved from languages originally spoken in the four ancient Irish kingdoms situated in Ulster, Leinster, Connacht, and Munster.  Case studies will include various Belfast, Dublin, Cork, rural SW farmer (Sneem), and Sligo, as well as a supraregional accent developing since only the last quarter of the twentieth century. 

Classes start February 12th @ 6pm PST

Irish English, or the dialects of “Hiberno-English” can be loosely divided into four categories, evolved from languages originally spoken in the four ancient Irish kingdoms situated in Ulster, Leinster, Connacht, and Munster.  Case studies will include various Belfast, Dublin, Cork, rural SW farmer (Sneem), and Sligo, as well as a supraregional accent developing since only the last quarter of the twentieth century. 

Classes start February 12th @ 6pm PST

- Japanese

- Vietnamese 

- Mandarin

- Cantonese (Hong Kong) 

- Singlish and Singaporean

- Korean (Seoul)

- Japanese

- Vietnamese 

- Mandarin

- Cantonese (Hong Kong) 

- Singlish and Singaporean

- Korean (Seoul)

Distinctions in Dialects for "Asian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Asian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Black" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Black" Characters

Begins Apr 2020*

Begins Apr 2020*

- Thosa (Black Panther)

- Nigerian Igbo vs. Ibibio

- Dialects of the Caribbean

- Various American “Urban” Dialects

- North London

- S. African Afrikaans 

- Thosa (Black Panther)

- Nigerian Igbo vs. Ibibio

- Dialects of the Caribbean

- Various American “Urban” Dialects

- North London

- S. African Afrikaans 

Distinctions in Dialects for "Middle Eastern" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Middle Eastern" Characters

100 Series Courses

100 Series Courses

- Israeli Accents

- Syrian Accents

- Iraqi Accents

- Dubai, Egypt & N. Af. Accents

- Afghani Accents

- Persian/Farsi Iranian Accents

- Israeli Accents

- Syrian Accents

- Iraqi Accents

- Dubai, Egypt & N. Af. Accents

- Afghani Accents

- Persian/Farsi Iranian Accents

Survey Course 102

Survey Course 102

Survey Course 103

Survey Course 103

Survey Course 104

Survey Course 104

Survey Course 105

Survey Course 105

Survey Course 106

Survey Course 106

Distinctions in Dialects for "Scandinavian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Scandinavian" Characters

Begins Apr 2020*

Begins Apr 2020*

- Icelandic Accents

- Swedish Accents

- Norwegian Accents

- Finnish Accents

- Danish Accents

- Icelandic Accents

- Swedish Accents

- Norwegian Accents

- Finnish Accents

- Danish Accents

200 Series Courses

200 Series Courses

Deep-dive Course 201

Deep-dive Course 201

Deep-dive Course 202

Deep-dive Course 202

CHARACTER ACTING ACADEMY

CHARACTER ACTING ACADEMY

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In each 100-series course, students work with recordings of native speakers, identify the signature sounds and vocal postures, drill those sounds in sentence context, and begin to score a short script with the new dialect.

In each 100-series course, students work with recordings of native speakers, identify the signature sounds and vocal postures, drill those sounds in sentence context, and begin to score a short script with the new dialect.

Over the course of 4 weeks, students work with recordings of native speakers and perfect and memorize “Springboards.  They will identify the signature sounds and vocal postures of each variation within the given region, drill those sounds in sentence context, and score and memorize scripts with the new dialect variations.  In the final class, we perform all memorized Springboards and scripted Catchphrases from the entire course.

Over the course of 4 weeks, students work with recordings of native speakers and perfect and memorize “Springboards.  They will identify the signature sounds and vocal postures of each variation within the given region, drill those sounds in sentence context, and score and memorize scripts with the new dialect variations.  In the final class, we perform all memorized Springboards and scripted Catchphrases from the entire course.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.

*Schedule to be determined by registered students.