The Band's Visit's Andrew Polk on the Art of Acting With an Accent
Polk explains how he learned to speak English like a native Hebrew speaker on Broadway.
Andrew Polk is fooling native Hebrew speakers nightly at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre with his performance as Avrum in the new musical The Band's Visit. Polk is a California native, but has shed his American skin to deliver an authentic Israeli accent as a resident of the sparsely populated town of Bet Hatikva. Polk paid a visit to TheaterMania to walk us through the process of honing an accent that's not your own. Learn some of his pro tips from this peek inside "The Actor's Craft."