Take the guess work out.
Add accents to your resume.
Build the skills that will bring confidence to every performance.
"Siobhan is a great, patient, hands-on and well organized accent teacher. I love working with her."
NYFA & Lee Strasberg Student
Siobhan (she/her) is a certified teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork. With an MFA from UC Irvine, Siobhan has taught at UC Berkeley, Utah Shakespeare Festival, PCPA, UC Irvine, Studio School, The Art of Acting Studio, and the Actor's Studio of Orange County.
As an actor, Siobhan has worked regionally with Berkeley Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespeare Festival, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Rep, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater, and Loose Canon Collective, among others. She also works extensively in industrial voiceover, and indie dramas, comedies, and sitcoms.
In Coaching you will:
Identify patterns and pronunciations of a target accent
Understand how those differ from your current speech
Experience the oral posture of your target accent
Learn the Lexical Set Technique to pinpoint new target sounds
Practice the new vowel and consonant target sounds
Learn symbols from the International Phonetic Alphabet, and the sounds they represent
For Actors, craft a character that merges seamlessly with your target accent
For Business Professionals, embrace your accent and increase understandability
"Siobhan's coaching gave me the preparation and confidence to go into auditions with ease. I have had more callbacks because of my work with Siobhan and enjoy auditioning!"
Shakespeare and Co.
& UC Irvine Student