Deb Victoroff is a warm and engaging member of the AccentsOff team, bringing her Midwestern charm and passion for the spoken word to everything she does. Since joining the staff in 2016, she has become a popular and sought-after Senior Staff Instructor, beloved by students and colleagues alike. One of Deb’s specialties is helping people construct their own unique speaking personality, whether it’s for a podcast, motivational talks, or a lifestyle vlog, as well as polishing her students’ interviewing skills.
Deb’s classes incorporate the teaching principles of the late Sam Chwat, one of Hollywood’s pre-eminent accent modification specialists. She has also trained with Knight-Thompson Speechwork, under the tutelage of Julie Foh. She holds a Master’s degree in Communications from the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University, as well as a general studies certificate from the New College at Oxford University.
Deb has performed for years with the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn where she refines her musical ear and diction in German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Latin and with the Chorale, has performed twice at Carnegie Hall. She toured South Africa with the international singing group Village Harmony, singing an international repertoire.
In addition to her work at AccentsOff, Deb is also a talented writer and editor, with her short plays produced around the country, including her recent work “Tragedy of the Citrus King”. Before joining AccentsOff, Deb worked in film and television as an editor, including for the award-winning feature film “Philadelphia” and the beloved NYC-based series “Sex and the City”. Her background in the arts has primed her instincts for both the art and science of accent modification, making her an invaluable member of the AccentsOff team.
With her friendly personality and keen insight into students’ true needs, Deb makes learning fun. Students can’t help but feel inspired by her infectious enthusiasm and dedication to helping them achieve their goals.
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We understand how critical it is to stay a step ahead of the competition and take control where we can. Learning how to become a crystal-clear, engaging speaker is one of the most important life investments you can make. Find out more about improving your American accent by scheduling a Discovery Call and complimentary Speech Evaluation.