PEGGY HALL (formerly Hall-Plessas)
Areas of expertise: dialogue, dialect, character expression, acting in English, constructed languages
Born in the US and having dual Franco-American citizenship, Peggy is sought after internationally for film and television productions ranging from blockbuster to indie & art-house, as well as for private accompaniment. She is widely appreciated for the quality talent support that she provides to actors, directors, writers and producers, at times collaborating at producer-level.
Her credentials include renowned and award-winning titles, having worked with directors such as Lana Wachowski, Ron Howard, Terry Gilliam, Emmanuelle Bercot, Thomas Vinterberg, Marc Forster, Lasse Hallstrom, John Boorman, Mathieu Amalric… with executive and creative producers such as Barbara Broccoli, Luc Besson, Anne Thomopoulos, Rick McCallum, Tom Fontana… with actresses/actors such as Juliette Binoche, Max Von Sydow, Catherine Deneuve, Colin Firth, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Michael Nyqvist, Melanie Thierry, Tahar Rahim, Léa Seydoux, Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Matthias Schoenaerts, Halle Berry, Gregory Fitoussi, Rossy de Palma… along with a host of other tremendous talent.
She holds a B.A. Cum Laude with double majors in the Theatre and Foreign Languages & Linguistics departments from Hollins University, Virginia, USA, with continued education in language at La Sorbonne and the Tomatis Language Center, production, screenplay and dialogue courses at l’Université de Paris III, theatre at Le Cours Florent and the Susan Batson Studio, along with diverse, ongoing workshop and internship experiences and self-study exploration.
A few public mentions:
The Guardian: France's Grégory Fitoussi on the perils of acting abroad
Cloud Atlas: Making of Epic
Le Magazine du Monde: Hollywood Lesson 1
Video: Mélanie Thierry, César 2010 du Meilleur Espoir Féminin dans Le dernier pour la route
Video from The Guardian interviews at the BFI: Juliette Binoche