Marcia D. Bennett

Kid, Funny, Child, Quirky, Animated, Character

Voice Description

*English (North American), Southern U.S.

*As an up and coming voice actress and/or voice over artist, my presence is best known for animation. Because my voice is unique (higher pitched), I am said to be very suited for animation/cartoon work.

*From effortlessly emulating the voice of a child to that of a teenaged character, I can be...

- Young and energetic for commercials
- Quirky and comical for animation

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• 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 ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

Toronto, Markham, Mississauga, Guelph, Kitchener, Oakville, Niagra Falls, Ottawa, Montreal, Ontario, Canada

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

IMPRESSIONS:
The Simpsons: Bart Simpson, Ralph Wiggum, Lisa Simpson

Caillou (Canadian Animated Series): Caillou

ACCENTS:
General British accent
Southern Accent

CHARACTERIZATIONS:
Old frail woman
Cute, snobby sorority girl
Sexy "Betty boopish-type" bombshell
Singing musical child



My Voice Experience

VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE

TELEVISON:
Plan Canada
8 year old orphaned child from the Third World

Hasbro
Narrator for “Mr. Bucket” commercial

Corus Entertainment
Narrator (as a child: boy/girl) to introduce animated episodes (e.g. Max and Ruby)


THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS:
Koba Entertainment
Caillou, “Caillou’s Greatest Skate of All” (dialogue + singing) 2010
http://koba-entertainment.com/video-clips.php?prop=2&vid=Rocky%20Mountain%20Rocks.swf

Stratterra Tween Female


INTERNET:
TSSA
Young girl promoting outdoor safety and awareness

BeingGirl.ca Tween female


Special Projects:
The Tom Mule Show
Self indulgent, crazed chicken in her 30s, betty boopish sound

Irwin Toy
Voice for “Playtime” baby doll prototype

VIDEO GAMES:
Government of Canada (educational video game)
www.summerinsmallywood.ca
Character: Connie


My Training

TRAINING

Lori Pearlstein Acting Classes, Acting & Audition Technique

Lewis Baumander Acting Studio
On Camera exercises, audition techniques, "emotion" work

Second City, Toronto, Improvisation (Levels A, B, C)
Lisa Merchant & Herbie Barnes

CityTV, Toronto, Level 1 to Intro Voiceovers + Advanced
Voiceovers, Bob (Robert) Cook

Clare Burt Recording Studios with Voiceworx, Toronto,
Cartoons Workshop 101, John Stocker & Sunday Muse

Tooned In! Workshop, Toronto, Introduction to Animation,
2 day Workshop, Stevie Vallance
Focused on character development, audition monologues
and improvisational exercises.

Voiceover Ninja, Voice Acting for Video Games
Instructor: Kevin Delaney


My Studio Equipment

-Halan Hogan: VO 1-A Microphone
-Audacity Audio Editor

Additional Skills

-On camera acting skills
-Imitations/Impressions/VOICE matching of popular animated children characters

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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Demos
Commercial Demo

Animation Demo MDBennett