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English Dialect Workshop
January 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm$10
We are proud to reintroduce the Barrow Theatre Institute (BTI), beginning with an English Dialect workshop with Shawn Clerkin. A big thank you to Komatsu Mining Corp. Foundation for generously underwriting the cost of BTI workshops!
//English Dialect Workshop with Shawn Clerkin//
January 14 at 10 a.m.
With “Pride and Prejudice” right around the corner, the BTI thought it would be both educational and fun to learn about English dialects. Fr. Shawn Clerkin, who was a theatre professor at Gannon University for more than three decades, taught their course for theatre and communication arts majors on voice and articulation. He studied in London and Oxford and has led dozens of educational trips to the UK, Ireland, and Scotland, picking up nuances in language and culture. This workshop will look at two primary English dialects: Standard British (spoken by the more privileged gentry professional) and Cockney (spoken by the service, working-class). Tea and crumpets will be served, and all will be invited to perform in a judgment-free, enjoyable space. A big thank you to Komatsu Mining Corp. Foundation for generously underwriting the cost of BTI workshops!
Ages 15 & up