Contributions to IDEA:
England 65 | England 69 | England 71 | England 72 | England 73 | England 75 | England 76 | England 77 | England 78 | England 79 | England 80 | England 90 | Ontario 8 | Scotland 15 | Scotland 16 | South Africa 29 | Wales 3 | Wales 4
Bio: Marina Tyndall is a freelance dialect coach for theatre, TV and film. Based in London, she trained at Central School of Speech and Drama where she is now a visiting lecturer in Speech, Accents and Phonetics. From October to April she works as faculty Dialect Coach to BFA Acting students from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts at Shakespeare’s Globe Education.
Recent dialect coaching projects include West End production
Enron, feature films
Soul Boy (2010),
Piggy (2012) and
Comes A Bright Day (2012) and BBC Television’s
Silent Witness, Blue Peter, Lapland, Hunted and
Line Of Duty.
VASTA workshops include: Dialect Coaching the Bilingual Actor: Challenges and Strategies (2010), MTV meets IPA: A Music Video Adventure in the Art and Science of Singing Backwards (2011) and Vocal Fact, Historical Fiction: Portraying Contemporary Public Figures on Stage and Screen (2012). She was also a member of VASTA’s 2012 Asian Accents Panel, chaired by Eric Armstrong, from which accent resources for Asian actors have their own webpage.
Marina holds an MA Voice Studies, IPA Certificate and a CELTA (Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults). She completed the first Knight Thompson Speechwork Certification Program, held in New York City 2012.