Diaspora Accent For Actors – Hazel Holder and Joel Trill – specialise in accents from the African Diaspora.
Hazel Holder’s theatre work includes Caroline or Change (and Hampstead Theatre) and generations (Chichester Festival Theatre); Rockets and Blue Lights, Under Milk Wood, Death of England: Delroy, Death of England, Small Island, Nine Night, Barber Shop Chronicles,Angels in America, Les Blancs, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (National Theatre); 2:22, Constellations, Uncle Vanya, Death of a Salesman, Caroline, Or Change, Dreamgirls (Resident Director), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? (West End); Death of a Black Man (Hampstead); Changing Destiny, Fairview, The Convert, Death of a Salesman, The Mountaintop, The Emperor (all Young Vic). Film and television includes Small Axe, The Power, Death on the Nile, The Silent Twins.
Joel Trill’s recent theatre includes Rockets and Blue Lights (Royal Exchange); Trojan Horse (Battersea Arts Centre); A Taste of Honey (Trafalgar Studios); Master Harold & The Boys (National Theatre); Two Trains Running (Royal & Derngate); Red Dust Road (National Theatre of Scotland); Strange Fruit (Bush Theatre); J’Ouvert (Theatre 503); Glass Menagerie (Arcola Theatre); The Half God of Rainfall (Kiln Theatre); One Love (Birmingham Rep); Princess and the Hustler (Bristol Old Vic); The Dark (Tobacco Factory, Bristol); Macbeth (Bord Gáis Energy); Yellowman (Young Vic); Assata Taught Me (Gate Theatre); A Bitter Herb (Gielgud Theatre). Film and Television includes Mama Ks Team 4, There’s Something About Movies, Ancestors, Queen & Slim.