Elisa Gutierrez: Coach (Standard American, Speech Therapy)
Elisa Gutierrez is a speech therapist, dialect coach and teacher. She was born and raised in New Orleans and graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Speech Therapy. She is currently a 2nd grade teacher in New Orleans.
Elisa has lived and studied German abroad in Germany and also speaks Spanish fluently. She loves traveling and learning about different cultures, painting, and singing. She has trained with Amy and Alex on the different 21 Accents’ methods and is excited to bring all of her previous experience, training and fun to her students!
Sanee Raval: Coach (British, Standard American, Indian)
Sanee Raval is an actor, singer and voice coach. As an actor, he has played in venues including the Royal Opera House, Arcola and The Park Theatre in London, television credits on Channel 4, and most recently his voice can be heard opposite John Barrowman in the Torchwood Audio Drama. His accent clients include actors on Game of Thrones, Sherlock and Humans.
Sanee read Biology at London’s Imperial College, where he studied the biology of speech and vocalization, and completed his accent training under Alex Brown and Amy Walker. Combining the 21 Accents Methods with techniques from his own Acting and Singing training as well as the Biological knowledge from his science days, Sanee brings the perfect balance between technique and expressivity!
On-going Sessions ~ For those who have the time and are willing to put in all the daily and weekly work that is required to learn an accent. Sessions can happen bi-weekly, weekly or every other week.
Accent Assessment ~ Do you want to know which sounds you have more challenges with? Book a 75-minute Accent Assessment and find out which sounds you need to work on the most, so you can practice them after your Assessment.
Short-term sessions ~ Need 1-4 sessions for a quick audition or speech? Schedule your session through our calendar below and send us an email to info@21Accents.com specifying your needs. Depending on Availability, our coaches can often take short-term students. (Recommended: average time for mastering an accent for a scene is 3 sessions)
* For first-time Students, the class will be held via Google Hangouts.
Working with Sanee is an absolute pleasure. His technique is both fun and straightforward. He makes sounds make sense and everything becomes logical and easier! I highly recommend him!
Actress (Creds. Incl: Game of Thrones, I saved My Belly Dancer,…) – England
Sanee is a brilliant accent coach. He has a great ear for the details and subtleties in an accent and uses easy, accessible approaches for me to improve. I now have some very quick, useful ways of getting the correct placement for sounds. I feel more confident and aware of fluctuations in an accent. I actually felt myself improve more in two sessions with Sanee than weeks with other accent coaches.”
Actress – England
I had landed a role that required an upper class posh British accent. I was a bit insecure (because English isn’t my first language) but working with Sanee, it honestly came out naturally. Not only did he teach me the correct form to speak in this accent, but he also gave me advice on the delivery of my lines. Sanee is honest, motivating, and a delight to work with. I truly recommend him and would definitely contact him again for any of my future performances!”
Actress – United States / Belgium
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