Masterclass: General American

Key Information
  • Cost

    £82.40 plus booking fee


  • Times

    This is a one off seven-hour course. The course will run 09:30-17:30 (1hr lunch break)

  • Dates

    Sun 19 Feb 2023

  • Location

    Downside Road, Bristol


This course has now passed. If you’re interested in future masterclasses, please join our mailing list.

This February we will be taking a look at one of the most in-demand accents for actors in the industry: General American.

Join us for a morning of phonetic analysis and an afternoon of application of the accent to text. You will have seven hours of detailed tuition at our premises in Clifton. This course is aimed at those within the acting industry.

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Course Leader

Becca Daltry

Becca graduated from the MFA in Voice Studies at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and has since been working with Institute of the Arts Barcelona coaching voice and accents. Becca excels at working alongside professional, and emerging-professional voice users, to nurture and highlight their story-telling capabilities. After training as an actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama she has loved working in the industry across devising, acting and puppeteering, and is looking forward to exploring a combination of practices with local Bristolian creatives, she is very excited to be leading the Sunday Limber for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Credits include; Voice, Accent and Dialect, Voice into Text Coach at Institute of the Arts Barcelona. Voice Coach at Bristol School of Acting. Applied Voice, Accent and Dialect, Voice Coach at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (Summer Foundation Course). Loam at Main Stage Bristol Old Vic Theatre (assistant voice coach). Stockholm at The Wardrobe Theatre (Voice and Embodied Voice practitioner). The Meaning of Zong at Main Stage Bristol Old Vic Theatre (cast warm up). Last Days of Judas Iscariot at The Station (assistant voice and dialect coach).

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student