Médiane-Art&Com’, Ouvre Tes Ailes, C Me Acting,
in partnership with Crew United and iAct, present

Accent And Acting Training In English

for professional actors and actresses

Work all over Europe and in the UK!

Consolidate your acting and reduce your accent so you can take on more roles and feel more at ease on set.

A team of 6 international English-speaking coaches to work on your acting in English and reduce your accent

Intensive weekly training for 16 weeks to work on different texts, characters and genres, all via Zoom

A group of 12 actors and actresses from all over Europe

Take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to explore new artistic perspectives and gain confidence

  • Regular training

    to build confidence

    Every week

  • Experienced coaches

    at your service

    with international experience

  • Varied texts

    To help you progress

    provided by coaches


The applications for the session starting in November are closed. Sign up for our newsletter to stay informed about upcoming sessions!

Join the programme now!

The adventure begins on November 6! Limited number of places.

You’ve been selected? Secure your spot by making the payment!


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Our Training Strengths

6 coaches who regularly work on large-scale audiovisual and/or theatrical projects

1 weekly 4-hour course

Work on film and TV scenes proposed by different coaches

Alternate between 3 acting coaches and 3 accent reduction coaches, each with their own methodology for tackling a role or reducing your accent

Personal feedback to help you progress, identify your obstacles and successfully reach your goals

A melting pot of actors and actresses from all over Europe, each with his or her own singularity, accent, culture and network

Zoom training from wherever you are!

All courses are recorded and available for replay throughout the process

The Programme

16 weeks (starting the week of November 6th, to the end of Febuary)

1 weekly 4 hour course

Each course is divided into two parts: 2 hours devoted to accent reduction, and 2 hours devoted to acting

Time is set aside for constructive individual feedback during each session

Texts will be made available about ten days before the start of the course, with instructions depending on the coach

The coach’s schedule will be available at the beginning of each month for the following month

16 dates will be proposed to allow you to make it to 12 of them, according to your schedule

A Team Of Coaches At Your Disposal

Our coaching team is made up of seasoned professionals with in-depth experience of the European film and audiovisual market. Each coach brings his or her own unique expertise and specialised knowledge, offering a variety of approaches and perspectives to help you reach your full potential.

Christophe AVERLAN

Christophe AVERLAN

Acting Coach

Christophe Averlan has been an acting and career coach with Médiane-Art&Com’, since he created the company in 1999. He helps actors and actresses find a unique and singular proposition, in line with their personality and identity, while remaining in touch with "the other" and anchored in the present. Director of several short films and a playwright, he has also published a collection of monologues in French and English for actresses and actors, published by Éditions de la Librairie Théâtrale. In 2022, he and several other coaches created iACT .



Acting Coach

James Joint was born and raised in Honduras, before moving to the USA, England and France. This coach studied with Susan Batson, Ivana Chubbuck, Larry Moss, Bob McAndrew, Edward Bond and Philippe Adrien. His method is based on a combination of techniques enabling the release of instincts and emotional impulses. He is one of the founding members and head coach of Ouvre tes Ailes and a member of iACT since 2022.



Accent Reduction

Kester is a trained actor and the artistic director of Drama Ties, for whom he has produced and directed a dozen shows in English in France over the last 20 years. He also teaches acting in English at the CNSAD and ESAD in Paris. As a coach, he specialises in accent reduction for those wishing to master the musicality of British English, drawing on his expertise in the recording studio, where he is a voice artist and stage manager, notably on the series Marie-Antoinette (Canal +). In 2022, he and several other coaches created iACT .

Elise McLEOD

Elise McLEOD

Acting Coach

Born in Australia, she lives and works in Paris. Since 2007, she has been coaching actors for their auditions, self tapes, their films shoots and on sets. She adapts to the specific needs of each actor, each scenario and each role. Equipped with professional equipment, she also accompanies them for self-tapes. She created C-Me acting where she runs masterclasses in collaboration with directors and casting directors . She has animated film acting workshops at numerous schools including: Paris Sandy Meisner, Bilingual acting workshop, New York Film Academy, Blanche Salant. In 2022, she and several other coaches created iACT .



Accent Reduction / Acting Coach

Lisa trained as an actress at the prestigious Drama Centre, London. She has worked in film, TV, theatre and the voice-over industry for over 25 years. Between 2019 and 2021 she gave the ‘Received Pronunciation’ class at the Cours Florent, Paris, working with international drama students in the Acting in English section. Over the years she has led theatre workshops, directed a short play she wrote as well as two short film projects that she also penned, one of which is currently being screened at film festivals.



Accent Reduction

Born and raised in the UK, Rachel studied drama. She has been working for several years as a dialect coach for international co-productions on films and series (most recently: Marie-Antoinette (S1), Bureau des Légendes (S4 & 5), Le petit Nicolas, Waiting For you, Call me by your name... ). She also runs English voice workshops for actors and has been working as a voice-over artist for over 20 years.

What This Training Will Do For You

Accent training

  • Learn techniques to improve your neutral British accent, including RP (received pronunciation)
  • Work on common stumbling points, in particular word stress* and sentence stress*
  • Master rhythm and fluency, to make yourself clear and understandable (which will improve your acting)

Acting Training

  • Better understanding of the challenges of a scene
  • Regular practice of acting techniques to create authentic characters
  • Improved improvisation and spontaneous acting skills
  • Regular practice in memorising dialogues and scenes in English
  • Fluency, flexibility and adaptability, thanks to work with different coaches
  • Tips and tricks for successful auditions and castings
  • The opportunity to work on your castings in class

You’ll gain a better command of the English accent, develop your acting skills in this language, and explore the relationship between accent and emotional expression.

Join The Community!

By joining our programme,
you’ll be part of a dynamic community of like-minded European actors from all over the world.

So many opportunities for exchange and encounters…

Ready to take your acting career to the European level?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Consult our F.A.Q. to find the answer to your question.

All actors graduating from drama school OR with at least 5 years’ experience are eligible to apply.

Up to and including 9 October 2023.

This training course is reserved for professional actors and actresses or those graduating from a drama school.
Selection will be based on an application form, which must be received by 9 October 2023.
All information concerning the application form will be sent to you by email on receipt of the pre-registration form above.
The result of the selection will be announced week commencing 16 October.

If you are selected to take part in the next Accent & Acting Training in English session, you will be asked to pay a registration fee. Your registration will be confirmed on receipt of payment.

For 12 sessions, including replay,
The full price is €990.
The “Early Bird” rate is €790.
The “Partner” price is €790.

Applications submitted before midnight (Central European Time) on 18 September will automatically benefit from the ‘Early Bird’ rate of €790, including tax. In case of doubt, the date/time you send your application via WeTransfer, will be taken as the reference date/time of your application.

Please note: pre-registration does not constitute an application. On receipt of your pre-registration, you will receive an email detailing everything that your application must contain.

The “Partner” rate applies to actors who have subscribed to Médiane-Art&Com’ ACCRED Découverte or Premium or to paying Crew United members.

You will be asked to pay when you receive confirmation that you have been selected (during the week of 16 October).
This payment will definitively save your spot.

Absolutely. You can pay in 4 instalments free of charge using Paypal (subject to acceptance by Paypal).
Please note that if you pay by bank transfer, you will be asked to pay in full.

The programme runs for 16 weeks, from the week of 6 November to the week of 16 February, with one lesson per week.

Each course is divided into two parts: 2 hours on accent reduction with a specialist coach, followed by 2 hours of acting with another specialist coach. The total duration of the course is therefore 4 hours.

We know actor’s schedules need to be flexible. So we have scheduled 16 sessions so that you can be sure to attend 12.

No, your registration is only valid for 12 sessions.

We limit each course to a maximum of 12 participants. This allows us to guarantee personalised attention and a quality learning experience for everyone.

15 people can register for the full programme.

Classes will be taught exclusively in English.

Absolutely! Our coaches will work with you individually during the lessons and provide constructive feedback to help you progress in your accent and acting development.

For the moment, the schedule has not been set.
Once we have received and studied your applications, we will decide on the day(s) that suit the majority of candidates.
Ideally, yes, but this will also depend on the participants’ availability.


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