Karen Gerstman

distinctive natural warm friendly quirky offbeat

Voice Description

I am a native New Yorker whose voice can be described as: fun, welcoming, upbeat, excited, enthusiastic, calm, approachable, warm, personable, classy, elegant, professional, business-like, encouraging, confident, authentic, optimistic, sensitive, sassy, sultry, sexy, friendly, inspiring, happy, wry, and quirky with an offbeat edge.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British
• 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

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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• 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
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

New York City, Queens, Long Island, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can voice your project in the following accents: American/English (including "New Yawk"), British/English (London accent), Southern (generic); "cartoon" Indian accent, "cartoon" Irish accent or "cartoon" Russian accent.

My Voice Experience

Voice Over Jobs: PSA for Diabetes line (Holleran Media Productions); 2 min. Web Commercial for Billie's Black Restaurant (Fredy Mfuko, producer); Story Logic Commercial (:60 sec.); Lovari Radio Comm'l (:60sec) Artisan Park Comm. (:30 sec. Radio); Mercedes of Larchmont (:30 sec. Cable); Maria Gardens Center (:30 sec Cable);11 y/o Amanda for short animated film "Standing Over Cancer" by Chris Carbone, greeting voicemail for Industry Model Management, FSall Selectiion LLC, voice-mail for Itex corporation, Onhold Message on hold for Artisian Designs, Voicemail message for Malika's In'tl Dance school, voicemail/onhold/website/commercial for pickaride.com; Anna the Brown Pelican for Interactive CD (K-4th Grade) for USGS Nati'l Wetland's Reserach Center in Louisiana, Voice of over 30 characters plus narrator for a 6 CD software product (Story Logic series by Smart Neurons) for children 3-6 y/o - "Jungle Animals" and "Autos Train & Helicopter" won CD of the Year Award by Creative Child Magazine in 2006 and 2007, respectively and have been endorsed by the Dove Foundation(Jupiter Creative/Smart Neurons); Brit//English On-Hold; voice of Brit/English 8 y/o girl for English as a Second Language computer-based training program; voice of 60-70 y/o woman for promotional sales video for the Braun Corporation; Dispatcher/Mischievous Boys for short animated film,"Stroke of Sin" by Dan Forgione; Voice (English) of popular character Ms. Frizzle for traveling museum exhibit "Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm"; Nytol radio commercial; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre radio commercials; Priority Healthcare radio commercial; Wild Orchid/RCA Records) radio commercial; various recordings for myonlinedemo; sweeps and intros for Radiowave, Blackbird Radio; website narration for Sepia Greene Inc.

Film Work: Game 6 (Game 6 Productions); The Interpreter/Universal Pictures (Diplomat); Stepford Wives/Paramount Pictures (Power Professional)

My Training

Voice Over: Training with Nancy Wolfson - Braintracks Audio; Paul Liberti, David Goldberg - Edge Studio; Jennifer Duckworth and Kevin Taylor-Voice-Overs Unlimited; Cynthia Adler-Stella Adler Studios (Advanced Workshops); Marla Kirban (Advanced Workshops); Alice Elliot -NYU (Advanced Workshops); Pamela Lewis (Cartoon/Character); Susan Berkley, Ron Knight, Rose Tamberino - Berkley Productions

On Camera: Basic On-Camera Commercial-Creative Acting Company, NYC; Advanced On-Camera Commercial w/CD Barry Shapiro at Creative Acting Company; Ron Millkie Workshop-Success in Soap Operas, Film and TV Commercials, NYC

My Studio Equipment

AT-2020 USB mic. Have access to NYC recording studios with all the necessary digital tools. (i.e., Full House Productions, Edge Studio, etc.)

Additional Skills

Have affiliations with recording studios with all the necessary digital tools. May I assist you with any of these voice over services: Commercials for TV, radio, PSA's, promos, liners, ID's, etc.; voice recordings for documentaries, audiobooks, corporate/business presentations (i.e., new employee videos, company introductions, training videos), website narration, etc.; telephone (IVR, auto-attendant, on-hold, greetings, voicemail messages, onhold music); dubbings for TV, CD-ROM, films, videogames, etc.; character and animation voiceovers (need a ditz or a kid voice?).

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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