Accent & Dialect workshop

Terry Besson is one of the UK’s leading Accent and Dialect specialists. His vast experience gained over 30 years working on film, TV, radio and theatre projects has give him a unique approach to the vocal and physical changes needed when approaching acting in another accent. His work has been honed with his time at many leading Drama schools and colleges.
Recently he has worked on such diverse projects as the films Awaydays (Red Union Films), Clubbed (Formosa Films), Welcome to the Punch (Between the Eyes Productions), Captain Phillips (Sony Pictures), Get Lucky (Gateway/Universal films), and TUPAC (Morgan Creek Productions), Kidnap Diaries (BBC4), the TV series Poirot (ITV), Privates (BBC1), Garrow’s Law (BBC1), and is currently voice consultant at London Zoo!

Course Outline:
An Accent and Dialect workshop focusing on accents most in demand in Ireland for Film and Television work; English regional (Yorkshire, Lancashire, West Midlands, West Country), London (Cockney) and Scottish (Edinburgh, Glasgow), Welsh (Southern), general Scandinavian and or General American, New York, New England, The Southern States (Texas, Plantation (The Costal States), Hill-Billy)

Course duration:
2 days 9.30-5.30 with breaks (Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th of August)
2 days 9.30-5.30 with breaks (Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th of August)
Friday 15th August Private Sessions available on a 1 to 1 basis.

Venue: The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1

Cost: €130 per course (Deposit of €50 payable by 10th of July)
Cost €60 per hour of 1 to 1 sessions

Participants: Actors and Voice Over Artists (by application)
Limited to 12 participants
Requirements: Apply with résumé to