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— Yeo Kok Siew
"My greatest benefit is hearing feedback on my Mandarin, and specific areas I can improve on, so I know what to work on."
— Laura Kee
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— 陈威颖

Mandarin Speech Techniques



A 6-day, 2.5-hour per session class where experienced speech teacher Ms Liow Shi Xuan imparts various skills, and advises on each participant’s delivery. This class is for actors who wish to learn the techniques in analysing and performing Chinese text. Participants will work with texts from various genres, study elements in speaking Mandarin text, such as stresses, pauses, continuity and emotions, and learn the methods of presentation for various genres of texts.

Dates:
24, 25 & 27 November (Tues, Wed & Fri)
30 November, 2 & 4 December 2020 (Mon, Wed & Fri)
6 lessons in total

Time:
7.30pm - 10pm (2.5 hours)

Venue:
This class will be held online via Zoom.

Class size:
16

Instructor:
Liow Shi Suen

Fee:
Free

Conducted in:
Mandarin (Chinese)

Application is now open.
Deadline for application: 16 November 2020, 11.59pm.


To apply, please:
1. Click HERE to download the application form*.
2. Submit the form via email with the subject title 'SPEECH APPLICATION'.
3. Email it to class@nineyearstheatre.com.

*You'll be able to edit a PDF with Adobe Reader.

About the Instructor

After graduating from Nanyang University with a major in Mass Communications, Shi Suen held various jobs and they include: stage and film actress, voice artist, host for live events and TV variety shows, dubbing producer of television series and movies, producer of TV variety programmes, adjunct lecturer at Nanyang Technological University, and linguistic trainer for professionals. Her stage credits include Lao Jiu, Private Parts, I Have a Date with Spring, Thunderstorm, A Tinted Edge, K, The Family, Boner, Mad Phoenix, The Crab Flower Club, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. She was nominated for Best Actress at The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards 2013 for her performance as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Nine Years Theatre.