shakespeare app

Shakespeare App Coming Soon

Shane Ann Shakespeare

Finished recording the last 900 words for the Shakespeare Pronunciation App. Whew! I am very exited that the Shakespeare App I have been working on for the last year with Louis Scheeder is almost ready for distribution.  We are finishing off the very last development steps and proofing and expect it to be on the Apple and Google stores soon. …

As you Like It

As You Like It

Shane Ann NYU Grad Acting

It has been exciting to work on the OP (Original Pronunciation) production of scenes from “As You Like it”. The Workshop was part of the Studio Tisch Summer program. Pictured are some of the cast members.

Bedroom Farce Westport Country Playhouse

Dialect Coach for Bedroom Farce, Westport Country Playhouse

Shane Ann Productions

Fun job working as dialect coach for “Bedroom Farce” at the Westport Country Playhouse (already famous but made even more famous by Joanne Woodward as Artistic Director and her husband, Paul Newman appearing in shows there until 2008.) “Bedroom Farce” is directed by John Tillinger and stars Paxton Whitehead. Performances begin August 25.

Winter’s Tale at Hudson Valley Shakespeare

Shane Ann Productions

THE WINTER’S TALE By William Shakespeare Directed by Davis McCallum A jealous king banishes his innocent queen and infant daughter in a surprising story of romance, revenge, and redemption that unfolds across seasons, generations, and nations. The epic canvas of the Hudson Highlands provides the perfect backdrop for this wondrous fairy tale of a shepherdess who turns into a princess, …

The Duck Commander Family Musical… yes it’s for real!

Shane Ann Productions

Yes, it’s for real! Shane Ann Younts is the dialect coach for the “Duck Commander Musical” which is based on the popular A&E TV reality series “Duck Dynasty”.  It is directed by Jeff Calhoun, the Tony nominated director of “Newsies”.  The show will open at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas in April.

Going Live

Shakespeare Pronunciation App – Coming in 2016!

Shane Ann From Shane Ann

Three years ago the idea came to me that my book “All the Words on Stage, A Complete Pronunciation Dictionary for the Plays of William Shakespeare” (co-authored with Louis Scheeder) needed to be in an audio format. I was working on a production of Shakespeare and I saw the actors with our book in one hand and their iPhone or …

Margy Love

Margy Love

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I used to struggle with vocal strain and hoarseness and visited ENTs with inflamed vocal cords. The work I have done with Shane Ann over the last year, in her Voice and Speech program, has transformed my voice.  My vocal fold scans have been consistently healthy and clean and at my most recent visit to the ENT she told me …

With Jacob Kemp (Davey) in “Newsies” on Tour

Shane Ann Productions

Newsies is Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, which is now touring North America. During the summer I worked as dialect coach on the production getting it ready to go out on the road.  This is a photo taken with Jacob Kemp (Davey)  in “Newsies” on tour at the opening in Philadelphia. TV: Kris …