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Mary McDonald-Lewis

Portland, Oregon

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WORLDWIDE dialect, accent, dialogue and language coaching and language translation for film/TV and stage provided by a pro. I'm fast and accurate, respectful and friendly, and know my way around a set. Plenty of A-lister experience and great results with up and coming talent, including kids. Count on me to deliver what you need: Whether on location or via Skype; pre-production prep, last-minute gigs or months on a job; I come ready to support your talent with deeply informed coaching; audio and written materials; the ability to know how talent learns, and coach tailored to just that. Location work and long term or series' work a specialty! My goal is Production's goal: To help your talent shine, whatever their dialect, accent or language is. Film, TV, ADR, Animation, Gaming, Commercial, VO, stage and opera: Let's get to work!

Management: Dialect Coaches Worldwide

I have been in the industry since 1980.

MEET DIALECT COACH MARY MCDONALD-LEWIS!
Added on 2/10/2015
Let me introduce myself and tell you a bit about my work as dialect coach. I've been a dialect coach since 1999, and am house coach for Hallmark Hall of Fame, the series LEVERAGE, GRIMM, and others. (I've also worked in film, television, animation and commercials since 1979 as SAG-AFTRA voice actor and on-camera performer). Film, television and stage clients range from overnight sensations like Rob Pattinson to acclaimed artists William Hurt, Héctor Elizondo and Shohreh Aghdashloo, to international treasures like Sir Patrick Stewart. I've been fortunate to coach Obie, Emmy, BAFTA, and Academy-Award winners and nominees, and I adore supporting dialect discovery that is joyous, authentic, and that inspires a life-long curiosity to learn more. I live in Oregon but work worldwide -- where ever you are, that's where I want to be. So take a peek at the work I do -- then be in touch and tell me about YOU. Me: www.marymac.com

Recommendations

One of the top Dialect coaches in the nation. There's a reason for that. Not only is she one of the best, she's also friendly, smart, and a skilled communicator. I've been working professionally in this business for over 35 years and I've never worked with anyone better.

Scott Rogers

Mary McDonald-Lewis is a veritable Swiss Army Knife of best-in-class talents from dialog coach to acting to directing to being a great shoulder to cry on. For anything related to the industry, I highly recommend Mary!

Rusty Weise

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