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Andrea Caban

Andrea Caban


About Andrea

Andrea is the Associate Director and a designated Master Teacher of Knight-Thompson Speechwork™, the most comprehensive training modality for professional dialect coaches. In addition to her private clientele, she is Head of Voice & Speech at Cal State University, Long Beach, training mid-career actors in a unique Performance Pedagogy MFA program. Prior to that, Andrea was on the faculty at UC Irvine and CSU Fullerton, and has been an artist-in-residence at University of Cape Town, Penn State University, the MotherTongue Project- South Africa, and SWEAT- South Africa (Sex-Workers Education And Task force), among others. She has performed and presented research at conferences and institutions in London, England, Bogota, Colombia, Cape Town, South Africa, Barcelona, Spain, San Ramon, Costa Rica and Istanbul, Turkey. 

Accent Expertise

“General” American ◆ American Southern (all varieties) ◆ Midwestern American (all varieties) ◆ Boston (all varieties) ◆ New York (all varieties) ◆ Chicago (all varieties) ◆ AAE (All varieties) ◆ British RP (all varieties, modern & vintage) ◆ London (all varieties) ◆ Northern British English (all varieties) ◆ West Country British ◆ East Anglia ◆ Welsh (all varieties) ◆ Scottish (all varieties) ◆ Southern Irish (all varieties) ◆ Northern Irish (all varieties) ◆ Australian (all varieties) ◆ New Zealand (all varieties) ◆ South African (all varieties) ◆ West African (all varieties) ◆ French (all varieties) ◆ Russian (all varieties) ◆ Czech ◆ Polish ◆ Serbian/Croatian ◆ Finnish ◆ Swedish (all varieties) ◆ German (all varieties) ◆ Dutch (all varieties) ◆ Japanese (all varieties) ◆ Chinese (all varieties) ◆ Vietnamese ◆ Hindi/Urdu (all varieties) ◆ Arabic (all varieties) ◆ Italian (all varieties) ◆ Spanish (all varieties) ◆ Caribbean (all varieties) ◆ Turkish



DCW Verified Dialect Coach

Master Teacher Knight-Thompson Speechwork(Coaches other coaches)

Fitzmaurice Voice Certified

Member, Voice and Speech Trainers Association




Coaches Regional and Foreign Accents of English

Coaches Foreign Language

Dialogue Coaching

Voice Coaching

Presentation Coaching  


Praise for Andrea Caban

"Intuitive, intelligent, deep, poised, empathetic, wise, passionate, completely present. If only all teachers were as invested in their students and in their work as Andrea is."

— Sepideh Moafi, Series Regular, Notorious, ABC; David Simon's The Deuce, HBO (2017)


“Andrea Caban has taken Voice and Speech work to another level.”

— Kyra Zagorsky, Travelers (Netflix); Supernatural (The CW); Helix (SyFy)


“Of course Andrea is smart, well trained, and has an excellent ear, but what sets her apart is her sensitivity to the human being in front of her.”

— Phil Thompson, Co-founder, Knight-Thompson Speechwork