Versatile - professional, character, sardonic
My voice is really versatile. I can sound resonant and warm for narrations, or add some vigor and sass for commercial work. I also offer smooth, professional tones appropriate for any business setting. I am a strong mimic, able to do dialect work or character voices as needed.
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 - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Southern, Texas, Fargo, Midwestern, California, Valley Girl, British, Scottish, Irish, Scots, American, New York, Brooklyn
My Voice Experience
My main work has been as voice talent for Countrywide Financial Corporation, providing the voice over for training courses and informative presentations. I have been featured in more than 30 courses and 5 company-wide presentations since 2004.
I have also provided character voices for a local independent company in North Texas (Tempest Productions) on short films and documentaries since 1993.
In 2013, I was hired by Essilor USA to provide narration for 9 different Web-based courses.
I took acting classes at Brookhaven College from 1987 - 1989, worked with/directed street theatre groups (Scarborough Renaissance Festival), and several a cappella vocal ensembles (Omni Consort, Omni Carolers, Rapid Transit) since 1989. Also briefly sang with North Texas neo-Celtic group Ravens.
Currently a vocalist with Queen Anne's Lace (www.QALace.com).
In addition, I worked with executives & employees from Primedia Productions and CBS11 for on-the-job voice over training at Countrywide's on-site studios. I did play-by-play announcing and color commentary for the Dallas Derby Devils roller derby league from 2004 - 2006.
I have a BA in English with a specialization in fiction writing from SMU.
My Studio Equipment
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I have a strong background in written communications. I also have an extensive background in writing/designing training. This, combined with my musical background, helps me interpret and pace my readings.
In addition, I am strong in improvisational theater, which means I'm not afraid to try new sounds, accents, or voices.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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