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Suiting Words to Actions Since 1995

Amy Stoller is an award-winning dialect designer who can guide your cast in creating a consistent vocal world in support of your production, or any cast member in acquiring the speech pattern needed to make their character come alive.

She also provides individualized accent & dialect dialect design for performers, dramaturgy for productions & writers, and resources for other accent & dialect professionals.

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in print:


We Asked Dialect Experts to Explain What’s Going on With Natalie Portman’s Accent in ‘Jackie’

    Stoller, whose film credits include working with Carmen Ejogo (as Coretta Scott King) in 2014’s Selma, was effusive in her praise.

    “I don’t think she sounds exactly like Jackie,” Stoller says after watching clips from the film. “What I think she’s achieved is an absolutely remarkable and very credible, persuasive job of capturing the essence.” … [more]


recent stage:


Anna Deavere Smith recreates her speakers’ inflections and rhythms with an exactitude that comes only with hard study .… We become vividly aware of nuances of phrasing and tone that we would be unlikely to catch if we were watching the same people on television. (Amy Stoller is her dialect coach.)  Ben Brantley

Notes from the Field, created and performed by Anna Deavere Smith, directed by Leonard Foglia, at Second Stage.

Named One of the Theatre’s Best of 2016 by …


recent stage:



A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, directed by Austin Pendleton at the Mint Theater Company. 


Named One of the Theatre’s Best of 2016 by … 



on the radio:


 Drive-time fun with accents on Wake Up with Taylor, Sirius XM.