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What to do while you’re locked down at home?

Or even if you’re not?


AN ONLINE GROUP COURSE IN THE AMERICAN ACCENT!

Beginning Wednesday October 14, 2020

Weekly Wednesday classes

mornings in California/evenings in Italy
9:30-11:30 AM California time/6:30 PM-8:30 PM Italy time


Perfect your American Accent. Lose your Italian accent.
$30 per class!

Take your American Accent to the next level!

For Actors and Non-Actors alike!

Space is limited.
Please email Jon to check availability.

WHY JON SPERRY

Study with a master teacher and coach with over 30 years of teaching and coaching experience in film, television and theater, who himself studied with teachers from Juilliard, The Yale School of Drama, The Actors Studio, NYU Tisch School of the Arts and The American Conservatory Theater. Jon, also an accomplished actor and acting coach, has taught at some of the finest acting schools in America, and has coached A-list, Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated actors from all over the world.

About Jon

Each week the class will cover different sounds and principles of speech.

The course includes, but is not limited to:

  • American vowel and consonant sounds
  • American inflection and stressing
  • American vocal patterns
  • American vocal placement
All you have to do:
  • Email Jon to inquire if there is space available.
  • Download the Zoom App on your phone, tablet or laptop. (It’s free and easy to use!)
  • Purchase one or more classes using the PayPal button below, which will allow you to pay by credit card or from your own PayPal account. Otherwise you can pay directly from your own PayPal, Venmo or Zelle account, by the day before the class to reserve your spot. (For PayPal & Zelle, make payments to jon@jonsperry.net. For Venmo use jonjsperry.)
  • You will receive the easy, one-click link to "Zoom In” to the class
  • The class is limited to 25.
All participants will receive a video of the class. Videos are restricted to class participants.

Please contact Jon with any questions.
E-mail Jon: jon@jonsperry.net.

About Jon

Jon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater from Wesleyan University. During his university summers he studied acting at The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and HB Studio in New York, as well as performing summer theater around America. After graduating from University, Jon graduated from the Circle in the Square Professional Theater Workshop in New York, a two-year acting conservatory, and followed that with a two-year course in the Meisner Technique at the Gately/Poole Studio, also in New York. Three years after graduating from Circle in the Square Jon joined the faculty there, teaching along side the great acting teacher and coach Larry Moss and teachers from Yale, Juilliard, The Actors Studio and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. At the same time Jon joined the faculties of Tisch School of the Arts and the Acting Conservatory of New York State University at Purchase. He has over 100 credits coaching films, television and theatrical productions. On his first film, he coached Giancarlo Giannini for Francis Ford Coppola’s New York Stories. He coached Harvey Keitel for many of his greatest films, including Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, both directed by Quentin Tarantino, Thelma and Louis, directed by Ridley Scott, The Piano, directed by Jane Campion, From Dusk Til Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, Bugsy, directed by Barry Levinson, and The Bad Lieutenant, directed by Abel Ferrara. Other A-list actors Jon has coached or taught include Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Russell Crowe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Debbie Reynolds, Sophia Loren, Gael Garcia Bernal, Zoe Saldana, Sofia Vergara, Melanie Griffith, John Turturro, Minnie Driver, Juliette Lewis, Timothy Hutton, Matt Dillon, Rodrigo Santoro and Eugenio Derbez. Other younger generation actors include Emilia Clarke, Ana de Armas, Olga Kurylenko, Omar Chaparro, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ana Isabelle, Alice Braga, Katheryn Winnick, Paola Nuñez (Bad Boys for Life), Martha Higareda (Altered Carbon), and many more. Jon has also coached numerous TV shows, including Westworld, Altered Carbon (Netflix's most ambitious series ever), Queen America, Queen of the South, American Crime, Sense8, The Purge, The Son, and True Blood. Jon is a lifetime member and teacher at The Actors Studio.

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DATE OF CLASS OR VIDEO PURCHASED IN BOX BELOW

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