VOICE, SPEECH PATTERN, BODY LANGUAGE COACHING
Whether it is for a film, a television, stage, or film role, news casting, sports casting, or television hosting or on-camera interviews, Dr. Glass is here to help any performer address their verbal and nonverbal communication needs.
A performers’ speaking voice, speech patters, facial language, and body language are the tools of their trade. They need to know how to effectively use all of these components in order to fully and accurately communicate their message to the audience.
Dr. Glass has worked with some of her most celebrated clients have included Marlee Matlin who’s speaking voice she has trained for various film roles and for her memorable and moving Academy Award presentation where she spoke publicly for the first time; Dustin Hoffman to sound have the body language of a woman for his Award Wining performance in Tootsie where Mickey Rourke to sound like a person with cleft palate and facial abnormalities; Will Smith for his touching perfomance in Seven Pounds. Other stars who’s speech and voice she has helped transform have included Melanie Griffith, Forrest Whitaker Sean Connery, Nicholas Cage, Rob Lowe, Dolly Parton, Keanu Reeves, Billy Crystal, Sean, Marlon, and Keenan Ivory Wayans, Rita Coolidge, Gloria Loring, Ben Vereen as well as countless singers , newscaster, television hosts, directors, and producers, too numerous to name.
As you can see even the most celebrated performers do whatever it takes to make sure their performance is the best it can be. They know the importance of integrating the right body language, voice and speaking patterns for any character which they are portraying.
They discovered that utilizing the professional voice, speech and body language services of Dr. Lillian Glass can make the difference between a mediocre or an Award Winning performance.
Dr. Glass is here to help any performer develop their confidence in any performance by helping them get into character by coaching them with the nuances of their voice, speech, and body language/
MODIFYING YOUR NATURAL FOREIGN ACCENT
Oftentimes an actor needs to modify their own natural foreign accent or dialect in order to sound more credible in a role, to be more easily understood, and to be more employable. If an actor does not have the ability to speak with a Standard American Dialect, they may find that their performing career can be limited.
Those who have succeeded in modifying their accent or dialect have found incredible results in their careers. They found they have greater opportunities in more areas of show business. Dr. Glass has been instrumental in helping countless actors reduce their accents and dialects. A few of her most most celebrated clients have included singing sensation Julio Iglesias (Spanish), Dolph Lundgren (Swedish), Takeshi Kitanu ( Japanese) Andy Garcia (Cuban), Christopher Lambert (French), and Fran Dresher (NY), who can easily go from the Nanny to vocal elegance.