Tony is the most sought after dialect coach in Vancouver and is an equally popular Audition and Improv instructor. He has been the personal dialect coach for such well-known actors as Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgard, Sam Rockwell and Elizabeth Banks, among others. Tony has a B.A. in Theater and an M.F.A. in Acting from Chicago’s Roosevelt University, having studied dialects and accents under Chicago’s premiere dialect coach Belinda Bremmer. Tony has been teaching improvisation since 1989 in Chicago and since 1999 in Vancouver. Improv students under his direction have included Grace Park (Hawaii Five-O), Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) and Stephanie Weir (MadTV). He is also an alumnus of the world famous improvisation troupe, The Second City.