Month: October 2011

Screen acting and theatre acting have differences. Here are my big three:   The first and most important is often the last one that actors think about and yet the most crucial: In theatre, there is an audience. In film, at the moment of acting, there is no audience.   Sounds obvious. Yet understanding this […]

SourceURL:file:///Users/annchurcher/Documents/Teaching/RP%20extras.doc ‘S’ turns to ‘Z’ in most words with long vowels or those followed by ‘e’ (There are, as always, exceptions!) So ‘rise’ becomes ‘riZe’ ‘says’ becomes ‘sayZ’. In English ‘V’ is a consonant and always made by pressing top teeth against bottom lip. It is always sounded when ‘V’ appears and never changes to […]