Allison Black

Warm, Authentic, Natural, Characters, Alluring

Voice Description

Warm, friendly, natural and authentic for commercials
Warm, authentic and professional for training narration and training characters
Sexy and alluring for commercials (like Catherine Zeta Jones or a higher range Kathleen Turner)
Playful and full of characters for book narration
High energy, playful and fun for animated characters
Inviting, professional and warm for presentations

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Global accent, Southern American, Midwest American, South Florida/New York/New Jersey American, Slight Chinese, Slight Indian, British English,

My Voice Experience

I am innovative and creative voice over artist. I love doing this work and helping you get the right take. I am a successful working voice over talent, actor and improvisor. I have been in Chicago 5 years. I have done work for Oscar Mayer's Good Mood Mission Campaign (Bridges Media); Industrial Narration for Phillips (Cognitive Arts), Allstate (Cognitive Arts), AON (Bridges Media), Plum Productions, Pathfinders (See3); Radio spots for Conn's Labor Day Sale in Texas (Sound & Fury); Dobbs Tires in St. Louis Area (The Arbor Group); and On-Camera Commercials for Nature Valley Granola Bars, Central Bank of Kentucky, State Fair Corn Dogs, Dobbs Tires, North Kansas City Hospitals, Chicago Blackhawks, and Lexus of Highland Park; Training Narration for Course Avenue, KnowledgeShift, St. Charles Group, and Grant Thornton.

I also create and teach people how to create podcasts and have co-host a weekly web radio show called Training Tech Talk on Blog Talk Radio.

My Training

Bachelor of Arts in Music from Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida

Camera Smarts with Jane Alderman Act One Studios Chicago, IL
Raising the Bar (On-Camera Scene Study) with Jane Alderman Actor's Studio Chicago, IL
Music Improv Conservatory, IFA, Sketch Writing (1) Second City Chicago, IL
Improv Level 1-5 Annoyance Theatre Chicago, IL
Jimmy Carrane - Slow Comedy3 Second City Chicago, IL
Meisner Technique 1-4 Green Shirt Studio Chicago, IL
Jazz Singer Workshop Old Town School of Folk Music Chicago, IL
Impro Intensive Keith Johnstone San Francisco, CA
Practical Aesthetics Matt Chiorini Nashville, TN

My Studio Equipment

I use protools or audacity to record and edit - depends on what I need to do.
I have a MBox mini that I use for converting analog mics signal to digital - I have a Shure SM58 and a KSM 32
For direct USB - I have a Rode Podcaster mic

Additional Skills

I have an extremely positive can do spirit - I will try something rather than not.

As you can see, I am a repeat performer for many of my clients, of which I am honored. I believe it is as much about getting the right take for you as building a relationship where we can continue to work together for a long time.

My background is quite varied from Party and Event design when I first graduated college to IT Support and IT Project Management to writing and building eLearning courses. I think my background allows me to understand a lot of different business and commercial experiences and I am richer for it.

And, I can improvise a song... in fact musical improvisation is probably one of my most favorite things to do.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

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Additional Information

• Currently Allison Black is a Standard subscriber.
• Allison Black was last active on Voice123 125 days ago

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eLearning Narration

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