SUSAN CAMERON is a voice and speech teacher and professional dialect coach in theater, television, and film. As an educator, she currently is on the full-time faculty at Columbia University School of the Arts, as well as an adjunct Associate Professor at The New School for Drama. Former teaching positions include Adjunct Professor at New York University Tisch Graduate Acting Program and Master Teacher and Chair of Voice and Speech at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Undergraduate’s CAP21 program, among others.
As a dialect coach, Susan has coached Lincoln Center’s The King and I, Roundabout Theatre’s national tour of Cabaret, many off- Broadway and regional theater productions at such companies as Primary Stages, Shakespeare and Company, TACT, and George Street Playhouse. Film credits include: A Most Wanted Man, Snowflower and the Secret Fan, Solitary Man, and Lady In The Water. She was the dialect coach for seasons one and two of Marvel/Netflix’s Daredevil, as well as episodes of CBS’s television shows Instinct and Blue Bloods.
Susan was granted a trademark by the US government for the Cameron Method of Accent Reduction, which highlights her use of hand positions in syncing the articulators of speech. Her book/ DVD/CDs Perfecting Your English Pronunciation, published by McGraw-Hill in 2012, was then rendered as an app using computer animation and released on IOS and Android in 2014 as Perfect English Pronunciation. Television/radio appearances include interviews on Sinovision (China), NHK-TV (Japan), and NPR radio. Susan is also a published playwright/screenwriter, and holds an MFA in Acting from Yale School of Drama.
MFA – YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA; BA in Theatre and English (Frostburg University) – Magna cum laude
SPECIAL SKILLS: Dialect coach (all dialects); published playwright and screenwriter