Connie Byrnes

Energetic, Professional, Fun, Believable, Jersey

Voice Description

Connie (NJ CHICK) Byrnes is a professional, highly versatile Voice Over actor proudly born in NJ and now located in Orange County, CA (but the "Jersey" energy & attitude never left her). Fugetaboutit!

Connie offers a full range of Voice Over services, at competitive rates, and will gladly work with your budget. I'll make you an offer you can't refuse!

Connie (NJ CHICK) Byrnes has been described as "professional," "believable," "strong voice," "looks ahead of copy to capture emotion," "a definite personality," "energetic," "takes direction," "hysterical," "will deliver what you need in record time," "auditions well," "friendly," "skilled with a TelePrompter & Ear Prompter." I'm tawkin' to you!

With fast turnaround & availability to travel, why search any further? Ya hear me?

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Dana Point, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

New York, New Jersey, California, US Southern, Italian, Spanish, British, Announcer, Corporate, Cowgirl, Grandmother, Witch, Teen, Toddler, Flirt, Game Show Host, Mobster, Mother, Nerd, Motivational Speaker, Pirate, Professor, Romantic, Super Hero, Teacher, Villain, Greek, Russian, Turkish, Armenian, German, Australian, Irish, Cartoon

My Voice Experience

Voice Over Experience:
AddyFax.com - provided voice over talent
Festival of Whales Parade Announcer (1 year)
Swallows Day Parade Announcer (1 year)
Elementary School Announcer (7 years)
Destination Imagination Announcer (5 years)
Professional Storyteller (Miss Fairy Tale - 10 years)
Motivational Speaker
Perpetual Professional Cheerleader
Master of Ceremonies; various (5 years)

My Training

Voice Over 1 - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Orientation to the skills of voice over acting using a combination of lectures and hands on experience. Course focuses on radio commercials, narration, and animation/character voices, as well as industrial work, demo production, and marketing. Class culminates with SAG/AFTRA agent visit. (6 weeks, 18 hours)

Voice Over 2 - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Continuing study of voice over using more advanced material. Material chosen specifically to the needs of each student. Class culminates with a field trip to a commercial recording studio where students read before a current voice-caster/producer. (6 weeks, 12 hours)

Voice Over 3: Spokesperson - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Students are taught skills necessary to perform the work of a spokesperson in industrial and trade-show work. Students learn to become proficient on the TelePrompTer and the wireless ear prompter. Last class is visited by an SAG agent who specializes in spokes projects. (6 weeks, 12 hours)

Voice Over 4: Radio theater, audio books, dialects - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Students learn skills to perform vocal work in radio theater and books-on-tape, which are very similar in nature. The regional dialects of New York, American Southern, American North Eastern, and British are developed. Class culminates with a field trip to a major recording studio to do a looping session for foreign cartoons and films. (6 weeks, 12 hours)

Voice Over 5: Advanced animation - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Intensive advanced work on animation voices. Students learn to create and sustain original characters. Classes visited by current animation artists. (6 weeks, 12 hours)

Voice Over 6: Advanced narration - Del Mar Media Arts, Irvine, CA
Refining interpretation skills, focus, and delivery for strength and consistency. Geared toward material such as travelogues, The History Channel, Biography, and instructional tapes and videos. (6 weeks, 12 hours)

New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ - Degree in Psychology

Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ - Certified in Sign Language

Storyteller for over 12 years!

Motivational Speaker for over 15 years!

Local Theater for over 10 years!

Sign Language Instructor for over 15 years!

Other training includes:
MOMS Club Leader
Girls RockOC Leader
Philanthropist
Jersey Shore - Coast to Coast Founder

My Studio Equipment

GarageBand - Audacity - Apogee Mic - MAC laptop

Record and deliver via GoogleDrive or DropBox.

Additional Skills

My tag line is "a voice BIGGER than the Statue of Liberty" ... what does that mean?

Since I can remember, I have used my VOICE in every aspect of my life ... conversation, announcing, singing, theater, advocating, etc. My voice is my most powerful, and flexible, tool. Contact me and find out why!

Some testimonials include:
"professional," "a sound engineer's dream," "believable," "strong voice," "looks ahead of copy to capture emotion," "a definite personality," "energetic," "takes direction very well," "hysterical," "will deliver what you need in record time," "auditions well," "easy to work with," "friendly," "skilled with a TelePrompter & Ear Prompter"

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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