Sandra Kazan has over
20 years experience as a voice and speech coach. Serving on the
faculty of Hebrew Union College
in New York City as its communication consultant, she offers
training in voice and speech as well as coaching students in the
delivery of sermons.
Sandra started out as
an actress and received her training at the
School of Performing Arts in New York City and continued her
study with the acclaimed acting teacher
and voice and speech coaches,
Patsy Rodenburg, Kristin
Joan Melton. Appearing on Broadway in the original company of
The Roof and
her film credits include:
Dog Day Afternoon,
The Plot Against Harry, and
Robert M. Young's Caught.
She also studied voice and accents in London at the
Central School of
Speech and Drama. Always aware that the voice is connected
to the body, she studied the
Movement with Dominique Weibel and continues her singing
studies with master teacher
She has narrated many
books on tape, both fiction and non-fiction, for the
Andrew Heiskell Braille
and Talking Book Library.
True to the Game,
a one-hour film she cast and produced with director
Robert M. Young
for ITVS for public
television, won the 2004 Silver Screen award in the
US International Film &
Video Festival and is now available through the
Bureau for At-Risk Youth.
Food for Thought
Productions, the lunch hour theatre at the
National Arts Club
in NYC has presented her adaptation of Edith Wharton's short
Serving as a speech coach on the faculty of The New
York State Defenders Association.
Basic Trial Skills Workshop held at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
she has worked with many attorneys in private practice and led
acting workshops for lawyers from the
Legal Aid Society.
Among the many
clients who have worked with her and attended her accent
reduction workshops are corporate executives from:
Shinonogi & Co, Ltd,
Sankyo USA. Co,
Co., Ltd, Yaminouchi
Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Verizon Apex, Thacher Proffitt & Wood,
Jewish Outreach Institute.