Gregory Mikell

Friendly, warm, authoritative, smooth, intelligent

• Gregory Mikell is registered with Voice123 since 2006-08-08.
• Gregory Mikell started his/her voice over career in 2004.
• Currently Gregory Mikell is a Standard subscriber.
• Auditions and proposals submitted through Voice123 during the past six months: 0
• Gregory Mikell was last active on Voice123 325 days ago

Voice Description

I have an intelligent and confident, trustworthy voice that is warm, soft and silky for narration and authoritative for documentaries. Fun and playful for commercials, hosting, instructional. I do various dialects from deep Southern, to Bronx, British RP to Cockney, East and West African as well as French and Irish. I also love to play with gaming voices.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

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

• Caribbean
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - South African
• French - European
• Italian

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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

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

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

NY, NJ, CT, PA, DC, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American:North and Southern, Brooklyn, Bronx, British RP to Cockney, African East West/ South; Jamaican, Haiti, Bahaman, French, Australian, Irish, Italian

My Voice Experience

I have recently done voice-over recording for ABC 20/20- a segment on the 2009 Somali hijackings doing the native Somali voice translation in English, a documentary film, "Heirs to Byzantium": a perspective on the cultural ties of Byzantine history and American religion, the National Geographic Channel's "Crime and Punishment"- a number of African voices. I've done narration for a dramatic play that's being packaged on DVD for Greenwich Street Films, as well as narration for a slave documentary for PBS' "Wayfaring Stranger and radio tags.

My Training

Most recently I played a character who is a native of Zimbabwe and spoke the native language, Shona. It was so gratifying to learn a new language.,

I'm gifted with a resonant voice and my New York Shakespeare training at the National Shakespeare Conservatory and John Kane from the Royal Shakespeare Company, has been a huge asset in knowing how to color the words and give emphasis where needed, as well as having performed dozens of theatre plays throughout my career. I've also worked with renowned dialect coach, Robert Blumenfeld of the Stella Adler Conservatory in NY. One of my strengths is taking direction very well, and improvisation helps my broad imagination.

My Studio Equipment

I spent 2 years working for an a Sound Technician for a large church which housed it's own audio studio with varous sounds boards/equpipment which I used on a daily basis. I recorded live events - concerts, weddings, speeches,etc and edited them in different formats such as analog to digital.

Examples of equipment were: Mackie, Soundcraft, Yamaha, Telex and more.

I use garage/Audacity band on my iMac for recording audio and editing to my video recording for my talk show which I do online once a month on youtube. I'm a writer and interested in the process of filmmaking so I'm interesting in all production areas, including souned.

Additional Skills

In addition to my voice-over career, I'm actively engaged in acting, writing my own materials which gives me a better understanding and appreciation of the studio side of the art as well as a voice-talent.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
PSA Commercial

Casual Conversation

Industrial

Africa Celebration

Kenya, East Africa

British RP

Bahaman

Jamaican

French

Italian commerical