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Level 2 Voice and Speech: Intro to IPA

For actors wishing to master any accent using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).

  • Ended
  • 275 US dollars
  • Zoom

Service Description

**Pre-requisite: Level 1: Intro to Voice & Speech This course equips actors with the tools to master the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Actors develop a deep understanding of phonetics, enhancing vocal versatility. Phonetics allows the actor to make educated choices that serve the text as well as connects the actor to the heartbeat of their character. Course Objectives: 1. Phonetics Fundamentals: Establish a foundation in phonetics for speech sounds. 2. IPA Symbols and Notation: Proficiency in interpreting and using IPA symbols. 3. Phonetics Integrated with Text: Apply Phonetics to poetry. This class takes place on Zoom. Students are expected to have their camera on during class. The text book will be provided via PDF. This course is taught by award-winning Voice & Speech teacher Susan Finch. Susan Finch has been teaching voice and speech for more than 25 years. She coaches productions on Broadway (Girl from The North Country, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Off- Broadway (The Public Theater, Signature Theater, MTC, The McCarter Theater, Red Bull) as well as for television and film. She has taught at The Juilliard School, where she is an alumna of their Drama Division. At NYU’s Atlantic Theater Acting School, as Head of the Speech Department, she created their undergraduate speech-training curriculum.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelations are refundable if the cancelation is made 24 hours prior to the event. For cancelations made after that , we cannot offer refunds. To cancel or reschedule, please contact us directly through the website or by calling us at 615-212-9747.

Contact Details


3201 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN, USA

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