On this episode of Speaking Of… I’m answering listener questions! My boyfriend, Cam, co-hosted with me, serving as the reader of questions (plus he also let me know whether or not I was making sense).
The most common “cringe-worthy” ticks that detract from a message.
Why “um” and “uh” might make it more difficult for you to communicate.
Why people might find some accents easier than others.
The four pillars of accent work, and how to find specificity in any accent.
How early-career actors doing Shakespeare might be sabotaging the clarity of their meaning.
Tools for finding more ease in performing Shakespeare, so that you never need “Shakespeare voice.”
What it means when something “takes our breath away.”
How breathing affects actors’ ability to be affected.