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Areas of Expertise
  • Dialect
  • Voice

Kara is originally from California. She started out as an actor, before moving to London in order to make the transition to become a voice coach.
After graduating from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama she decided to remain in London instead of returning home to New York. Since then she has specialised in helping actors sound authentically American to native ears.

She coaches General American/ Standard American as well as regional and ethnic accents.
Kara is passionate about helping actors find a way into their character's style of speaking.

Kara has taught at the Actor's Centre, drama Studio, Rose Buford, E 15, The Oxford School of Drama, Central School of Speech and Drama, New York University, Marymount Manhattan, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, the New York Film Academy, the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.

She has a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, a MFA in acting from the University of California, Davis, and a MA in Voice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

BBC podcast where Kara coaches a Texas accent. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04yhvdc


  • Close
  • The Commuter
  • Lets Be Evil
  • Only Yesterday (Pre-Production)
  • MotherFatherSon
  • Baghdad Central
  • Eastenders
  • On Your Feet – UK Tour
  • 9 to 5 – ATG Productions UK Tour
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike -Theatre bath Ustinov Sudio
  • The Glass Menagerie – Gate Theatre Dublin
  • Pack of Lies – Chocolate factory
  • This House – UK Tour
  • Act and Terminal 3 – The Print Room
  • Belleville – Donmar Warehouse
  • Hir – Bush Theatre
  • Gloria – Hampstead Theatre
  • A Streetcar Named Desire- Royal Exchange
  • The Addams Family – UK Tour
  • Sideways – St. James Theatre
  • Showboat – Sheffield Crucible
  • Hidden In The Sand – Trafalgar Studios
  • The Late Henry Moss – Southwark Playhouse
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof – West Yorkshire Playhouse
  • Kingdom Of Earth – The Print Room
  • His Greatness – Finborough Theatre

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