Thank you for visiting my web site. As sole proprietor of Stoller System, LLC, I’ve been the resident dialect designer/coach (and occasional dramaturge) at Off-Broadway’s Mint Theater Company since 1996. I did the dialect design and coaching for TONY Award Winner Jessie Mueller (as Carole King) and Jake Epstein (as Gerry Goffin) for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway. I coached multiple-award-winner Carmen Ejogo in Coretta Scott King’s idiolect for Selma. I also work regularly with National Humanities Medalist Anna Deavere Smith, including Let Me Down Easy (New York, National Tour, and PBS’s Great Performances), and various other projects—you can see me working with Anna on HBO’s MasterClass. I’ve done production design and coaching for many other productions in New York and regional theatre, plus television projects from Nurse Jackie to Dora the Explorer, documentaries, and commercials. I’ve also won an award for my work, and I’m proud to be an Officer of VASTA, the Voice and Speech Trainers Association.
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In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Paramount Pictures will re-release The Academy Award-Winning Selma in the US nationwide beginning Friday, March 20.
I had a great couple of days on Nurse Jackie, coaching series regular Betty Gilpin and guest actor Purva Bedi in languages they (and I!) don’t speak. The season premiere is Sunday, April 12. Watch this space for news of my episode’s airdate later in the season.