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Hazel
Holder

Areas of Expertise
  • Dialect
  • Performance
  • Singing
  • Voice

Hazel has worked as an actor and singer for over twenty five years, retraining in 2014 as a voice coach at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.  The majority of her work is accent, dialect and voice coaching but because of her performing experience, Hazel can and has been called upon to provide performance coaching during production. Hazel has been described as having a calming and enabling presence on set and in the rehearsal room.

 

Accents covered include all African diaspora, British, Irish and American regional dialects, including African American and General American and various European dialects.

 

Hazel’s body of private and corporate client work is extensive. Sessions range from breath work, singing, voice, text, accent smoothing, presentation skills and effective communication.

 

Having recently worked on Steve McQueen’s Anthology Series, Small Axe, Hazel sustained the entire cast’s voice and dialect work for the  life of the production from auditions through to ADR.

 

Hazel is currently working on Sister/Amazon’s The Power as a performance, voice and dialect coach using a range of accents and languages from Yoruban, Pidgin English, American regional dialects and Moldovan.

 

Actors that Hazel has worked closely with include: Letitia Wright (working continuously on Leitia’s UK based films, TV and Theatre), Amanda Abingdon, Adjoa Andoh, John Boyega, Jim Broadbent, Sharon D Clarke, Sope Dirisu, Paapa Esiedu, Gershwyn Eustace Junior, Toby Jones, Tamara Lawrence, Shaun Parkes, Wendell Pierce, Rafe Spall, Russell Tovey, Anthony Welsh, Ria Zmitrowicz 

Credits

Steve McQueen’s SMALL AXE Anthology

Mangrove

Lovers Rock

Education

Alex Wheatle

Red, White and Blue

  • The Power
  • Kate and Koji
  • Boys
  • Sitting in Limbo
  • Poldark Series 3 & 5
  • In The The long Run
  • Broken
  • Hanna (Cover)
  • No Offence
  • Treasures
  • Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre
  • Pass Over – The Kiln
  • BLANK – Donmar  Warehouse
  • The Lion King – West End
  • Little Shop of Horrors  – Regents Park Open Air Theatre
  • Peter Pan  – Regents Park Open Air Theatre
  • Aladdin
  • Fiddler On the Roof  – Liverpool Everyman
  • Barber Shop Chronicles
  • The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
  • The Mountaintop
  • Father Comes Home From the War
  • Pigs & Dogs
  • Cuttin’ It
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Wonder.land
  • Eclipsed
  • The Epic Adventure of Nhamo
  • White Suit
  • Death And Kings
  • Lost Love Speak Easy
  • Foxfinder   – Ambassadors
  • Pericles – The National
  • Caroline, Or Change
  • Angels In America
  • Girls
  • The Emperor
  • Soul
  • Les Blancs
  • The Initiate
  • The Rise And Shine Of Comrade Fiasco
  • Lie With Me

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