Danielle Defassio

Young, Vivacious, Character Voices, Girl Next Door

Voice Description

Animated, youthful, several characters for audiobooks (children's), animation, and video games.

Upbeat, hip, sexy, sassy, and "girl next door" for commercials.

Friendly and smart for presentations, how-to's, voicemails, etc.


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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Cockney, RP British, General Southern US, Southern Belle, Country Bumpkin, Minnesotan, Midwestern, Standard American, Pittsburgh/Pittsburghese,

Exaggerated NYC/Jewish, German, Swedish, Russian, 1940s Radio Show

Several Animals (birds, bees, cows, pigs, bears)
Quirky, Over-the-top, high pitched, gravely, fast talkers, "Muppet-esque" voices


My Voice Experience

My first voice over job was for an online science website for 1st-4th grade. The project manager was so excited when we started because I was exactly what she was looking for: vibrant, youthful, and engaging.
After recording for 2 hours, an older looking man came in and was listening to me with disgust on his face. I started doing take after take after take on the same five sentences. I then heard him shout "THAT VOICE IS TOO YOUNG AND PLEASANT FOR SCIENCE! Where's is the school marm I asked for?"
I lost the rest of the project. But I knew exactly where I fit in - in a world where youthful energy is wanted and science isn't boring.

I spent most of my time since then reading books and telling stories in libraries, parks, parties, and play-dates. Upon moving to NYC I took a Voice Over class and realized that I have a marketable and amazing sound.

My Training

Columbia College Chicago: BA Musical Theatre Performance
The Second City, Chicago: Comedy Studies Semester
Voice Over 5 week Intensive: Jason Sasportas, NYC
The Scream Workshop: John MacFarland, Chicago
Improv: The Annoyance Theatre, Chicago
500 Clown Workshop: Adrian Danzig, Chicago

Trained Singer in several styles
mezzo-soprano, belt, soprano

My Studio Equipment

Garageband '11
Blue Showball Microphone

Additional Skills

I have done almost every job under the sun: from retail to food service, to customer service and management.

I work with children on a daily basis through theatre and music. (Acting and teaching)

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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