Skip to content
The Virgin Trial – Alberta Theatre Projects
Photo Credits

Workshop (Calgary): – David LeReaney’s Standard American Accent Workshop (BONUS: FARGO Accent) – Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio

Workshop (Calgary): – David LeReaney’s Standard American Accent Workshop (BONUS: FARGO Accent) – Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio

David LeReaney's Accent Workshop5 hour course with lecture, notes, and practical workout

David LeReaney, dialect coach on FARGO season 2 and 3 is offering a seminar on the Minnesota regional dialect spoken in the TV series FARGO and modern, non-regional, informal American dialect spoken in most American productions.

The 5 hour course entails:

  • Lecture/demo on applying the FARGO dialect to modern, non-regional informal dialogue for American film and TV.
  • Comprehensive notes and a list of words, phrases and American and Minnesota speech sounds (audio files included).
  • Practical workout with sides from FARGO.

About: David has been acting, directing, coaching dialects and teaching for a living since 1979, appearing in or directing over 275 professional plays, and has a busy career in film and TV, appearing in more than 60 productions, most recently appearing in FARGO, BLACKSTONE, WYNONA EARP and MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE. David is a coach and teacher of dialects and accents through his company, Dial/Act Inc., having taught at almost every college and university in Alberta. He has coached many films and TV productions and hundreds of actors including Eva Marie Saint, Brenda Fricker, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Bob Thornton, Demi Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Aidan Quinn, Jessica Pare, Cynthia Nixon, Kerri Russel, Ted Danson, Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson and the entire cast of FARGO season 2. For more on David visit

When: Sunday, October 30 from 1-6pm.

Where: Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio, 2nd floor, 1232 17 AVE SW.

Cost: $125+GST.

Deadline to register: October 30, 2016.

For more information, or to register: | 403.228.5526.

Theatre Alberta does not necessarily endorse the organizations and/or individuals submitting Classified listings on our site. It is the responsibility of each patron using the Theatre Alberta Classifieds to research the integrity of the organizations who submit listings to which they are applying/responding and to verify specific information, especially pertaining to the job/audition listings and youth listings.

Skip to content