Whether you’re looking to be cast in the American market, or in the next BBC period piece – it’s a fact of the biz that you will need to be able to do accents. Come to this workshop for some tips and tricks on tackling any accent with ease & finesse.
Rebecca Gausnell is a freelance voice and dialect coach. She has worked in theatre, film and television in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia.
She is a specialist in North American accents and works with actors to integrate good acting with good dialect work, which is both a technical and emotional process. Rebecca’s book ‘Mastering An American Accent’ was published by Nick Hern Books in 2022.
As a voice and dialect coach, Rebecca has worked with actors including Richard Armitage, Zawe Ashton, Orlando Bloom, Johnny Flynn, Jerome Flynn, Caroline Goodall, Kit Harington, Rhys Ifans, Thomas Kretschmann, Jack McBrayer, Mikael Persbrandt, Noomi Rapace, Clive Rowe, Noah Schnapp, Ed Skrein and Lydia Wilson.
She has worked with directors across all mediums including Gemma Bodinetz, Stephen Daldry, Matthew Dunster, Simon Evans, Yaël Farber, Neil Jordan, Diane Paulus, Lindsay Posner, Guy Ritchie, Michael Roskam, Melly Still and Mike Tweedle.