Kay D'Arcy

British/RP (standard educated English), characters

Voice Description

As Middle Aged and Senior Female:

Narration - warm, magical and melodious.

Storybook Characters - fairy tale-like delivery.

Commercials - Alive and energized.

Industrials - professional and involved.

Additional Vocal Characteristics:

Baby and Children's voices.

Small Dogs, Cats and Horse noises.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity


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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Varied United Kingdom:

SCOTTISH (not so thick that you can't understand it)
IRISH (brought up by Irish nuns w/odd lilts and SOUTHERN.)
WELSH, YORKSHIRE, LANCASHIRE (spent childhood there and just fall into it.

French, German, Italian. Fluent French Speaker (nursed Edith Piaff.)

Dog, cat and horse noises.

My Voice Experience

Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic (Text Book recordings — technical texts to Narration)
Stella Atois Commercial (French Dialect)
Member London Shakespeare Workshop
Avid Singer

Came to America from England six years ago having worked for ten years in various aspects of film T.V and commercial in Europe attended Film School here - Van Mar Academy - and was cast in an 'infomercial' and advised to go into 'voice over work. Trained with David Lawrence, Cheryllnn Carter and Chris M. Allport.

My Training

Educated in an "up market" English convent where I studied voice with a member of Donald Woolfit's Shakesperean Company.Went on after High School to train as a Registered Nurse and Midwife (family pressure!)then married and had six children. Ran a puppet theatre company during the next period developing various voices. Change in circumstances took me to Drama Training in The East End of London then ten years of varied work in London and Europe.Got my British Equity doing Children's Parties in the East End using Masks and ' Voices." Worked with the London Shakespeare Company visiting schools and prisons. Have been trained by the society " Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic " to record text books for them. Sing regularly in a choir and
do 'readings for services.

My Studio Equipment

Audacity, USB Microphone

Additional Skills

I have trained midwives -giving lectures - and worked as a district midwife, also worked in Orthopedic theaters as a 'scrub nurse'. I have also worked a lot with children and empathize with them. I bred Labradors for a period and have lived much of my life in small villages in England.

Payment Methods Accepted


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