Episode 15 (If It Ain’t Got Rhythm)

Phil Thompson

This month Paul discusses speech rhythm with Phil Thompson. Phil is the co-founder of Knight/Thompson Speechwork, a masterteacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, and a professor in the Department of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. Read more about him at http://drama.arts.uci.edu/faculty/philip-thompson and https://ktspeechwork.org/.

We acknowledge fair use of the brief clip from On the Waterfront, 1954, directed by Elia Kazan and starring Marlon Brando, copyright Columbia Pictures. Paul’s ebook, Voicing Shakespeare, is available here.