Quick Acting Tip: Accents

Easy Steps to Learn a New Dialect — Fast!

Alright, so, get this. This past week in my acting class I had to do a scene from Joss Whedon’s The Nevers, which is currently streaming on HBO. My scene partner, whose an older American gentleman, whereas I am British-American, was getting very caught up on the English accent. Every character within this show has a very distinct way of speaking, and particular accents that all emphasize who they are as people, and who they are in relationship to each other. Just check out the trailer below to hear it for yourself!