Joseph Courtemanche

Versatile, professional, accents, cartoon, sexy

Voice Description

First of all, he's willing to travel for the right work, so don't let geographic restrictions stop you from contacting him.

Because Joseph is a trained Voice Actor, he brings to bear the complete character, not just a quick booth read of a script. With that kind of depth, the spot is far more believable than when the drive time host knocks out the copy for your product.

An extremely keen ear for dialect and the ability to reproduce regional accents upon request. A large technical vocabulary, including military and medical terms, that can be brought to bear on industrial pieces with minimal rehearsal. Excellent Cold Reader.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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 offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Minnesota, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

German flavored English, Arabic flavored English, Southwestern U.S., generic Southern U.S.

And, given about 10 minutes of local dialogue, I can reproduce speech cadence and accent for most North American dialects.

My Voice Experience

Visual Eyes Inc.
Rawlins Holding Company
Risdall Advertising
Minnesota Services for the Blind
A.M. Miller
US West
Hello Kitty’s America
Estudioplay (Brazil)
Grande Communications
Oregon Sound Studios (Arabic)
Conduto Inc. (Brazil)
Verztec( Mult. Clients) (German)
Archdiocese of Washington D.C.
City Creek Press (audio book/software)
Norsvinn (Norway)
Eliane Tile (Brazil)
Buschle & Lepper (German)
Mountz Jewelers
LifeCore (several product lines)
Compass Studios
Lauren Hanna Interiors
Salvaro (Brazil)
Lionel Trains
Credit Solutions
Diamonte Alpaca Ranch
Secure Horizons
SoBe Energy Drinks
Franchise Resources
University of Minnesota Hospitals
Treasure Island Casino
Marketing Architects
Oshkosh Defense
Atlantico Sul (Brazil)

The list of clients is varied and covers several continents. They range from industrial training materials for dental implants to cartoonish IVR systems.

My Training

The Guthrie Theater, Acting for Television and Radio
The Guthrie Theater, Introduction to Acting
The Guthrie Theater, Intermediate Acting
The Talent Center, private lessons in voice work and script analysis
How to Make Money in the Media Course

My Studio Equipment

Home Studio voice recording done on HP systems, Both laptop (two different units) and one Tower system (handbuilt)

Two microphone systems:

Octava (general production work)

AKG studio quality microphones for sensitive audio work which require an exceptionally warm sound

Preamplifiers are all M-Audio (USB and Tube models)

Assorted cabling and stands

Production software is a beloved copy of Cakewalk Home Studio 2002 which still rocks the room for ease of use.

Additional Skills

Everything below this paragraph is designed to help people search. The simple fact is that I have a versatile voice, with a wealth of experience ranging from radio dialogue commercials to industrials, an extraordinarily large technical/military/medical vocabulary and the ability to properly pronounce foreign words if you provide a local person reading the product/place name in question. I speak several languages, but currently only record in English. I have my own studio, a very consistent voice (for extended recording projects that's a must,) and the ability to rapidly return work. I am not cheap, but not expensive either. I just plain give a great value for your money and have a long list of satisfied customers who will speak well of my work. I will travel to record if the project is right, and don't have a problem with joining a union for the right customer.

I'm willing to travel to Minneapolis, Denver, Chicago, New York, Saint Paul, (or, St. Paul, if you prefer), Bloomington, Seattle, Tucson, Los Angeles, San Diego, Philadelphia, Boston, Des Moines, Rochester, Las Vegas, Miami,Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Omaha, Lincoln, Gary, Illinois, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, New York, Indiana, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, Superior, Duluth, Bismarck, Pierre, Sioux City, Colorado, Canada, Winnipeg, Cairo, Bonn, Berlin, Manitoba, Minnesota, the rest of the United States, lots of South America and Central America, a good share of the Middle East, all of Europe, and part of Asia if the job is right.

There are lots of initials, acronyms and words that describe what I do, including VO, V.O, artist, talent,
performer, radio, T.V., TV, Television, stage, advertising, commercial, and I do have a home studio, using MP3, ftp, Real Audio, WMA, wav, to provide
narration, audio, and other items as a spokesperson, or, spokes, using ear prompter for on camera work if needed. I have done Promotions, promotion work, spots, liners, sweepers, news, opens, commercials, video, film,
broadcast, telemarketing recordings, character
voices, industrial, voice casting (on a consulting basis) , commercial voice over talent work, and provided voice over coaching, samples. You can spell my name Courtemanche, Joe, Joseph, Joe Courtemanche, Joseph Courtemanche, and I volunteer at Derrian's Dash, as
the announcer with an organization known as Spare Key. I provide the voice for any cartoon you can come up with, and appear in public as Santajoe as. Some have described my voice as beautiful, lush, immediate, responsive, music, zephyr, when providing an IVR, promo, Trailer for movies and shows. I have worked with files
delivered via the internet, casting companies, demo makers and have done professional recording in Arabic, German, and English, with the capability of properly pronouncing words in many languages if given a sample of the file in advance. I am comfortable with voice imaging and commercial voice over as a professional voice talent. I have great experience with on hold
message, messages on hold, auto attendant, automated attendant, call attendant, I can produce files in WAV, AIFF, AVI, VOX, MP3, and Real Player. I am always glad to provide Sample Voices, Sample Recordings, Radio Ads, Television Ads, IVR Prompts, Prompts, Words, Spoken, Reading, Audio Books, on hold messages, radio TV commercials, in either recording studios or a home studio. I am always willing to assist a client with script writing, and willing to work on a national, nationwide basis. I try to be rapid, quick, expedient, with a good voiceover rate, reasonable voiceover rates while doing narration, storytelling, animation, voicemail, message, speaking, spokesperson, audio book, announcing, website audio, moderator, narrator, on camera, on-camera, representative, tv voice over
voice, image voice television, radio image voice, textbook, text book, reading for the blind, and
characters. I specialize in the cold read, accent, multimedia, corporate, Internet, documentary, film, animation, directed reads, technical, creative,
Corporate Industrial Narration, and have a strong base of clients in the international, global, foreign, arena. I am a voice actor, who has worked with clients overseas, in a foreign, language. And I have narrated/voiced CD-ROM, with an eye toward eventually working with firms in Hollywood. I am proficient with an ear prompter, and can be directed by telephone. I like to work on a buy out basis and am a national talent non-union, male voice. I have worked with local authors in
script reading, and have been told I can provide loving voices, lovely voice, sexy male voice, unless reading for the blind. I regularly record news broadcasts & books for the blind, and specialize in military, technical, industrial, medical, telecommunications terminology. I work frequently as an actor, have experience with male models and am a male model. I am always delighted to be notified of casting calls by any talent agency or group seeking to build model portfolios, modeling jobs, or any other revenue
stream. I do not belong to screen actors guild, but have worked along with other movie extras, in acting jobs and open voiceover casting calls. I love to talk
to movie producers, and am on several talent databases, where you can see my headshots, and hire me for holiday entertainment as your jolly old elf.
My day job is in the tele-commmunications field, with a wealth of experience in high capacity data circuits as well as cable television, I have lots of experience in internal training, medical terminology, technical terminology.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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