Lena Lessing Lena Lessing Foto: Christine Fenzl

I had a fantastic voice coach, Lena Lessing. She would work it through with me.
The most important thing was that I didn’t stand out to a German speaker as an English or Irishman speaking German.”

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Why Would I Want to Work with an Acting or Dialect Coach?

  • Because acting in film is completely different from acting in theater
  • Because there is always time pressure
  • Because you want to be at your best

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Based on the novel YOU by Zoran Drvenkar this series is about four rebellious teenager from London who want to spend a short vacation in Rotterdam. But soon enough this holiday transforms into a dark and dangerous adventure for the four best friends. A thriller series for Sky. It’s my pleasure to work with the great actors Leah McNamara (Normal People), Famke Janssen (How to Get Away with Murder) and Christian Rubeck (What happened to Monday) on their German dialogues. Dialogue Coaching

THE QUEENS GAMBIT by Scott Frank and Allan Scott, Series for Netflix

Orphaned at the tender age of nine, prodigious introvert Beth Harmon discovers and masters the game of chess in 1960s USA. But child stardom comes at a price. I worked with Janina Elkin preparing her for her role as Borgov´s wife. Her performance is brief but impressive, and leaves a mark. Acting Coach

POLIZEIRUF 110 Cottbus – German TV Series, directed by Dror Zahavi

Dov Glicksman, well known for his exquisite performance in the Netflix Series SHTISEL, is the leading character in this German TV episode. All his dialogues are in German although his character is from Israel. What a pleasure to work with such a fine and experienced actor. His performance is always deeply touching. It is pure joy to work with Dov. While chatting, joking and discussing Dov learned with ease his lines in German. Dialect Coaching