RICK MAY

RICK MAY’S CLASSES:

Rick May offers several classes through Rekindle School: Voiceover 101; Voiceover 102; Voiceover 103; Accents and Dialects 101; Accents and Dialects 103; Acting for Teenagers. To see classes open for enrollment, click the links below:



During his long and rewarding theatrical career, Rick has directed or appeared in over 300 shows, ranging from Shakespeare to musical comedy.  Local audiences may have seen him onstage in such diverse roles as Tevye in Fiddler On the Roof, Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, Ben Franklin in 1776, Teddy in Arsenic and Old Lace, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum, W. O. Gant in Look Homeward, Angel, Oscar in The Odd Couple, Weller in The Gin Game, Sid in Take Me Along, Drummond in Inherit the Wind and his personal favorite, Matthew the Storyteller in Cotton Patch Gospel, a role he performed for three seasons.

  • The long time artistic director of Renton Civic Theatre and Civic Light Opera, Rick is now a freelance actor and director.  Most recently he has been touring in the award-winning one man play, Bully!  An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt.
In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, TV shows and commercials, Rick has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross, in “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan, and is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”

ACCENTS AND DIALECTS 101 ⟾ starts 5/13

MAY/JUNE CLASS – MEETS ON SUNDAYS

Are you an actor who’s interested in learning how to speak believably in a variety of different accents?  Or do you just think it would be fun to learn to speak realistically and convincingly as if you were from another part of the world? This enjoyable Seattle acting class, focusing specifically on dialects and accents, can help. NOTE: You can take this class on Saturdays or Sundays.

  • Instructor: RICK MAY
  • Questions? See the CLASS PAGE.
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Class 162288: Accents 101 - Sunday class
5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3 (four meetings)
Sundays - 3pm-5pm
Seattle - University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 12. Open spaces: 11


ACCENTS AND DIALECTS 101 ⟾ starts 6/23

JUNE/JULY CLASS – MEETS ON SUNDAYS

Are you an actor who’s interested in learning how to speak believably in a variety of different accents?  Or do you just think it would be fun to learn to speak realistically and convincingly as if you were from another part of the world? This enjoyable Seattle acting class, focusing specifically on dialects and accents, can help.

  • Instructor: Rick May
  • Questions? See the CLASS PAGE.
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Class #30829: June/July class:
ACCENTS and DIALECTS for ACTORS
Tuition: $155 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays 1pm-3pm (4 meetings)
June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces left: 17


ACCENTS AND DIALECTS 102 ⟾ starts 5/12

MAY/JUNE CLASS – MEETS ON SATURDAYS

A follow-up for students who have taken Rick’s “Accents and Dialects 101” class, and would like to keep learning and practicing.  You can take this class just for fun, or apply it toward our Voiceover Fundamentals Certificate program

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Class #158543: Accents and Dialects 102
Tuition: $155 + $10 registration fee
Saturdays 1pm-3pm
5/12-6/2 (four meetings)
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 14


VOICEOVER 101 ⟾ starts 5/13 (May/June class – meets on Sundays)

In this Seattle voiceover acting class you’ll learn how to create a range of interesting voices and characters, learn about the business side of voiceover acting, and learn how to have the best odds of making it in the business. In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, the instructor has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross. In “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan. He is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”  This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays, Tuesdays, or Saturdays.

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Class #163297:
VOICEOVER 101 - SUNDAY CLASS
Tuition: $155 + $10 registration fee
Sundays 12 noon-2pm
Four meetings: 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3
Seattle - University of Washington campus
Max. Enrollment: 18. Spaces left: 15


 

VOICEOVER 101 ⟾ starts 6/26 (June/July class. Meets on Tuesdays)

In this Seattle voiceover acting class you’ll learn how to create a range of interesting voices and characters, learn about the business side of voiceover acting, and learn how to have the best odds of making it in the business. In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, the instructor has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross. In “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan. He is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”  This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays, Tuesdays, or Saturdays.

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Class #60601:
VOICEOVER 101 - TUESDAY CLASS
Tuition: $155 + $10 reg. fee
Tuesdays 7pm-9pm
6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17 (four meetings)

Open to 14 and older. Most students are adults.
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces open: 16


VOICEOVER 101 ⟾ starts on 6/23

JUNE/JULY CLASS – MEETS ON SATURDAYS

In this Seattle voiceover acting class you’ll learn how to create a range of interesting voices and characters, learn about the business side of voiceover acting, and learn how to have the best odds of making it in the business.

In addition to his appearance in major motion pictures, the instructor has been featured in many popular video games.  In “Star Fox 64” he is the voice of Peppy Hare and Andross. In “Age of Empires II” he is the narrator and voice of Genghis Khan. He is The Soldier in the ongoing game series “Team Fortress II.”  This class can be taken by itself, or applied toward our Certificate Program in Voiceover Acting. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays, Tuesdays, or Saturdays.

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Class #32112:
VOICEOVER 101 - SATURDAY CLASS
Tuition: $155 + $10 reg. fee
Saturdays 10am-12noon (4 meetings)
June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14
University of Washington campus
Max. enrollment: 18. Spaces left: 16


VOICEOVER 102 ⟾ starts 5/12 (May/June class – meets on Saturdays)

For students who have completed Rick May’s Voiceover 101 class, and would like to continue learning and practicing. This class is a continuance of in-depth instruction of advanced voice work. In addition to scenes and advanced commercial work, the class will also do full length shows with roles assigned and performed by students. No memorization. If you’re interested in working as a voice actor, Rick’s classes are an excellent place to start. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays or Wednesdays, or Saturdays.

 

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Voiceover 102 - Saturday class
Tuition: $155 + $10 reg. fee
Saturdays 10 am-12pm
5/12-6/2 (four meetings)
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 15. Spaces left: 14


 

VOICEOVER 102 ⟾ starts 5/9 (Wednesdays)

For students who have completed Rick May’s Voiceover 101 class, and would like to continue learning and practicing. This class is a continuance of in-depth instruction of advanced voice work. In addition to scenes and advanced commercial work, the class will also do full length shows with roles assigned and performed by students. No memorization. If you’re interested in working as a voice actor, Rick’s classes are an excellent place to start. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays or Wednesdays or Saturdays.

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Class #107810: Voiceover 102
Wednesday night class

Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee

Wednesdays 7pm-9pm
5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30 (four meetings)
Seattle: University of Washington
Max. enrollment: 15. Open spaces: 13


VOICEOVER 102 ⟾ starts 6/24 (Sundays)

For students who have completed Rick May’s Voiceover 101 class, and would like to continue learning and practicing. This class is a continuance of in-depth instruction of advanced voice work. In addition to scenes and advanced commercial work, the class will also do full length shows with roles assigned and performed by students. No memorization. If you’re interested in working as a voice actor, Rick’s classes are an excellent place to start. NOTE: You can take this class on Sundays or Wednesdays or Saturdays.

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Class 165914
VOICEOVER 102 - SUNDAY CLASS
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15 (four meetings)
Sundays 12 pm-2 pm
University of Washington campus (Seattle)
Max. Enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 11


VOICEOVER 103 ⟾ starts on 6/9

SATURDAYS IN JUNE

This class is for students who have successfully completed Voiceover 101 and 102, who wish to continue advanced voice work study.  The class will encompass detailed and extensive exercises in monologues and scene work, and will use texts from movie scripts, TV shows and radio productions.  

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Class 161676: VOICEOVER 103
Saturdays, June 9 and June 16
10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Two meetings)
Tuition: $120 + $10 registration fee
Location: UW campus/University District
Max. enrollment: 10. Spaces open: 9
Prerequisite: You must take V101 and V102 before taking this class.