Contributions to IDEA:
Bio: Doug Honorof coaches characters for film, TV and commercial dialogue, especially dialogue involving accents, dialects or languages new to the actor — as well as English for regional speakers and non-native speakers. Recently, he has worked on
Elementary, 30 Rock, Person of Interest, Pan Am and a number of major studio pictures and independent features. (See Doug’s page at the Internet Movie Database.) Doug has taught in leading actor-training programs including CAP21 in New York, Voice One in California and the Yale School of Drama. He is also the editor (with Jill McCullough and Barbara Somerville) of the diagnostic passage “Comma Gets a Cure,” which has been adopted widely and is featured in most recordings in the IDEA database. Doug is also the author of numerous dialect training materials, professional publications and the entertainment-oriented weblog dialectdoug.com. When not coaching, writing, or mentoring other dialect coaches, Doug directs improv comedy and performs voice-overs. Click on the underscored hyperlink to connect with Doug on LinkedIn or to follow his tweets.