Welcome to the website for the research project "Best Practices in Accent Training for Indigenous Actors." This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant.
“Accent and Language Training for the Indigenous Performer: Results of Four Focus Groups” (PDF) by Eric Armstrong, Shannon Vickers, Katie German & Elan Marchinko. This peer-reviewed article was published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis in the Voice and Speech Review on 17 Feb 2020. http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/23268263.2020.1727640.
Who Are We?
The project was developed by Principal Investigator Eric Armstrong of York University and Co-Applicant Shannon Vickers of the University of Winnipeg. See our About Us page for more details. By partnering with Indigenous theatre artists, we hope to address the needs of this community of artists, research the accents that are identified as a priority, and then return the materials and resources generated to the community through workshops and open-access publications.