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Shannon Vickers


Shannon Vickers
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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 a Professor at the University of Winnipeg. She is an interdisciplinary artist-scholar with publications ranging from prolific research-creation in professional theatres across Canada, to impactful published scholarship. Her co-authored article; Accent and Language Training for the Indigenous Performer: Results of Four Focus Groups; was awarded the prestigious Dudley Knight Award For Outstanding Vocal Scholarship. She is the Co-Editor of the Voice and Speech Review Journal (Routledge) and will serve as Editor in 2023. Her forthcoming podcast Voicing Creativity aims to mobilize research and artistry from practitioners and scholars worldwide. Shannon is currently participating in a year-long training course with Dr. Gabor Mate.

Shannon is a member of Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), Canadian Association of Theatre Research (CATR), Canadian Association of Learned Journals (CALJ), and Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).

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