From Big Band Beat and All’s Colour eMotion to West Side Story at the Opera House. We are excited to announce that Benjamin Purser will be joining our tutors to teach Voice and American Accent.
Benjamin is a graduate of the Australian National University and ED5International and has a Diploma of Performing Arts and has been mapping out an impressive career in the Entertainment Industry.
He has taught voice and accent for children, teenagers, and adults at Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), The Voice Booth, Charles Sturt University, ED5International, and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS).
Dialect and voice coaching credits include: MRock for ATYP, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Breaking the Code, and Glengarry Glen Ross for New Theatre, The Pass for Fixed Foot Productions, Chef for Virginia Plain Theatre, Poirot’s First Case and The Secret of Chimneys for Genesian Theatre and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at The Hayes Theatre as dialect coach.
He assists with accent research at the Australian National University and Macquarie University, and has acted as a voice and accent consultant internationally in the tech sector. Benjamin serves on the editorial board of The Voice and Speech Review, an international journal for the voice and dialect industry. He is currently completing a Master of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Sydney. Benjamin is excited to join the staff at Screenwise.