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This interactive map shows every local dialect in the United States. Us History, Family History, American History, English Language, Language Arts, Human Geography, United States Map, 50 States, Map Globe

Where to Find the Best Collections of Regional Dialects and Local Accents

If you’re trying to learn an accent for an acting role, understand an ESL speaker, or just hear some funny British accents, the Internet has a vast wealth of recordings of English spoken in every dialect. You can google any accent and find a relevant YouTube video, but you might want some more quality control, or to specifically hear less camera-conscious speakers.

A Verbal Tour of the British Isles By Regional Accent Siobhan Thompson gives a wonderful verbal tour of the British Isles, performing 17 of the regional accents found in the United Kingdom and Ireland. British Accent, American English, British Isles, Comedians, About Uk, Britain, United Kingdom, Acting, The Unit

One Woman, 17 British Accents - Anglophenia Ep 5

Siobhan Thompson performs a tour of the accents of the British Isles - and the celebrities who speak with them! Five lessons to help you do a better British ...

Thanks to the success of shows like Serial, TED Radio Hour and The Nerdist, podcasts have become more popular than ever. Here's how to create, record, and publish your own basic podcast -- and get people to listen. Starting A Podcast, Book Publishing, Writing A Book, You Got This, How To Make Money, The Past, Social Media, Business, Creative

How to Start Your Own Podcast

For many of us, podcasts are a favorite way to get our news or stay entertained while we’re working out, commuting or getting stuff done around the house. Chances are you probably have a favorite (or seven) that you keep up with on a regular basis.

Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Others Types Of Listening, Active Listening, Listening Skills, Ielts Reading, Reading Test, Disabled People, How To Influence People, Good Listener, Old Shows

Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like to Others

When I was in college, I got a job as a DJ for our campus radio station. Over Christmas break they played back old shows to fill the time, and one morning I managed to actually tune into myself on the radio. It took me a few moments to realize that the person talking was me, and my first thought was a surprised “Oh no, do I really sound like that?”

How to Change Your Voice to Sound More Confident Rhetorical Device, Dramatic Arts, Public Speaking, Your Voice, Emotional Intelligence, Body Language, You Changed, Confident, Lifestyle

How to Change Your Voice to Sound More Confident

We all know that being seen as confident, but not cocky, at work can have a positive effect on our careers. From one-on-one meeting with your boss to giving a presentation to the whole team, your voice is one of the most important parts of project confidence. Here’s how to adjust your voice so that how you say something has as much impact as what you say:

How Insecure Properly Lights Black Actors Issa Rae, Dramatic Arts, Black Actors, Dark Skin Tone, Insecure, Season 3, Light In The Dark, Tv Shows, Celebs

How Insecure Properly Lights Black Actors

For decades, photo and video equipment was designed and tested with only white subjects in mind. Lighting darker skin tones takes a different approach than lighting pale ones. Ava Berkofsky, director of photography on HBO’s Insecure, tells Mic how her team beautifully lights the show’s black actors, and Mic reporter Xavier Harding demonstrates some of the techniques below.

Here’s how you can build your digital brand as an actor or performance actor, including best practices for social media, your website, and beyond! Building A Personal Brand, Soft Spoken, Dramatic Arts, Social Icons, Acting Career, Band Aid, Personal Branding, Social Media, Actors

How to Market Yourself as an Actor

Here’s how to market yourself as an actor—including best practices for social media, websites, media toolkits, and tips for how to build a personal brand.

ICYMI: Art Industry News: Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Digitizing Art From Puerto Rico Museums in Anticipation of Future Hurricanes +… African Museum, Dame Helen, Dramatic Arts, Aboriginal Artists, John James Audubon, Damien Hirst, Blue Balloons, Helen Mirren, Lin Manuel Miranda

Playing every role in "Hamilton" - Marketplace

It's not easy being a swing actor, but the show depends on them, says production supervisor Jason Bassett.

Be Our Guest! A guide for people doing media things I wanted to put together a short guide for people who have been asked to be in the media—whether called for comment, asked to appear on a podcast or TV show—but are nervous and afraid. Nothing Matters, Library Science, Smart Set, Dramatic Arts, Toronto Star, Don T Lie, Daily Star, Ernest Hemingway, Old London

Be Our Guest! - By Paul Ford

I wanted to put together a short guide for people who have been asked to be in the media—whether called for comment, asked to appear on a podcast or TV ...

Charlize Theron Photos - Actress Charlize Theron attends the super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on August 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. v Conor McGregor Conor Mcgregor Boxing, Mcgregor Fight, Jo Jackson, Oscar Winning Films, Charlize Theron Photos, Floyd Mayweather, Grace Kelly, Demi Lovato, Chris Hemsworth

How to Lose an Accent, According to a Dialect Coach

Actor and voice coach Amy Jo Jackson has consulted on productions of Venus in Fur, Henry IV, and the Broadway production of Kinky Boots. An experienced actor herself, whose credits include The Laramie Project, Into the Woods, Twelfth Night, and The Rocky Horror Show, Jackson teaches actors and non-actors how to reduce unwanted accents or gain desired ones. We talked to her about her process, the challenge of increasing intelligibility without devaluing diverse dialects and heritage, and…

Mike Rowe Demonstrates a Voiceover Trick in Adventures in Voiceover Voice Acting, The Voice, Film Class, Mike Rowe, Like Mike, Dramatic Arts, Celebration Gif, The Future Is Now, Funny Love

Adventures in Voiceover

When Kristen heard me do this VO trick the other week, her head very nearly exploded (which would have been something to see). I'm not convinced it's anythin...

Young adolescents need classrooms designed to meet unique physical, intellectual and social-emotional needs. Cheryl Mizerny has spot-on advice to teach tweens. Drama Activities, Drama Games, Activities For Kids, Sensory Activities, Social Challenges, Social Skills, Have Fun Teaching, Teaching Theatre, Drama Class

Creative therapy: Types, benefits, and more

Creative therapy uses art-based activities to help treat emotional and mental health conditions. Learn more about creative therapy here.

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater, shares in his own words his memories of "Hamilton's" evolution from a pop song to an Off-Broadway sensation and more. Public Theater, Theatre, Dramatic Arts, Pop Songs, The Man, Hamilton, Evolution, Musicals, Shit Happens

The birth of 'Hamilton,' told by the man who was in the room where it happened

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater, shares in his own words his memories of "Hamilton's" evolution from a 4-minute pop song to an Off-Broadway sensation and more.

“Creating Saturday Night Live: Cue Cards - SNL Saturday Night Live’s cue card supervisor, Wally Feresten, gives a behind-the-scenes look at an integral and iconic part of the show’s production. Snl Sketches, Snl Saturday Night Live, Chris Farley, Cold Open, Cue Cards, Computer Humor, Clean Jokes, Dramatic Arts

SNL's Hand-Written Cue Cards Are a Good Hack

Hey, I love a teleprompter. I wrote about how good teleprompters are just two hours ago. But SNL doesn’t use them; they use cue cards, as they love to point out now and then in meta sketches. And they show their cue card process in the video above, which is way more fun than the thumbnail implies.

The stage machinery in the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas in the Isle of Man is amongst the most complete and unusual in any theatre in the world. Built at the end of… Dramatic Arts, Isle Of Man, Theatre, Stage, Victorian, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Theatres

Victorian Theatre Trap: The Corsican Trap at the Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man

The stage machinery in the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas in the Isle of Man is amongst the most complete and unusual in any theatre in the world. Built at the end of…