Shannon Vickers

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Shannon Vickers
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Shannon Vickers
Associate Professor

Theatre and Film

  • Dialects
  • Theatre
  • Theatre / Music
  • Voice
Areas of Expertise:
  • Dialect/Accent Coaching for Theatre
  • Dialect Training Resource Creation (Indigenous Actors)
  • Presentation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Vocal Health
  • Voice use
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Shannon Vickers is an Associate Professor in The University of Winnipeg's Department of Theatre and Film. She specializes as a voice, text and accent coach for theatre; having coached numerous productions for Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Projects Manitoba, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Sarasvati Productions, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, Shakespeare in the Ruins and Canadian Stage.

She is currently collaborating with Eric Armstrong (York University) on a SSHRC Insight Develop Grant Funded project to create dialect training resources to support storytelling in the Indigenous Community in Canada.


Vickers recently conducted an audition prep workshop for UWinnipeg students and alumni.

Learn more about it here:

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