Nick Cianfrogna is an American Accent Coach
Specialises in accents, dialects and voice
10 years experience
Designated Linklater Voice Teacher
Nick is a New York-based actor and teaching artist in voice and speech. He is a graduate of New York University with a BFA in drama as well as the Kristin Linklater Voice Centre where he became designated as a Linklater Voice Teacher.
Nick is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the MFA acting program at Columbia Univeristy and has taught at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in the CAP21 BFA Program in voice, speech and dialects. At NYU, he was also the director of the Creative Ensemble Project that specialized in voice, movement, and text. Nick also teaches at Molloy College, The New School, The Lee Strasberg Institute at NYU, and has taught at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts.
As an accent reduction specialist, Nick has coached thousands of students from all over the globe. He recently provided the male voice over for the 2nd edition of "Perfecting Your English Pronunciation" by Susan Cameron and published by McGraw Hill.
As a dialect coach he has worked on numerous projects including the University of Delaware's REP company on Our Country's Good, the NYU mainstage production of Safety Net, and TheatreEast's The Soldier Dreams (Off-Broadway) to name a few. Nick has worked privately in coaching actors across many projects and parts of the country. His most notable dialect work was with Emmy Winner Ann Dowd for HBO’s, The Leftovers, and with Jimmy Biberi for his role in Ocean’s 8. He is also the creator and host of the YouTube cooking series Fantasy Food Show.