Marija Ruygrok is the founding member of Accents Training. She has a B.A. Honours degree in Dramatic Art from the University of the Witwatersrand, where she majored in Acting, Directing and Drama in Education.
Marija has more than twenty years of experience, training and coaching people of all ages in Speech, Drama, English, Presentation Skills and Telephone Techniques. She, herself was trained in Voice Production by one of South Africa’s leading voice tutors, Joan Little.
Marija has been part of the development of many leading politicians and public figures such as:
- Adrian Gore (CEO Discovery Health)
- Claudia Henkel (Miss SA 2005)
- the late Dr Aggrey Klaaste (Editor of the Sowetan)
- Ian Thomas (Internationally renown motivational speaker).