Rena Durham

Real, Approachable, Cool, Hip, Edgy, Sarcastic

Voice Description

COMMERCIAL VOICE OVER:
age range - 20's to late 30's
roles: girlfriend, best friend, teenage boy, daughter, girl next door, young mom, scout leader, school teacher, older sister, YMCA coach, observer, the schrew, blue collar
prototypes: Janeanne Garafalo, Kathy Griffin and Helen Hunt (comedian's with a sarcastic edge!)
signature: edgy, humorous, animated, real, no nonsense, low key, sarcastic, comedic, natural, matter of fact, sensual, true
attitudes: Real, Approachable, hip, cool, edgy, playful, sarcastic, wry, matter of fact, cynical, self-depricating, youthful, open, low key, honest, conversational
audience: gen x, teens, trendy people, women 18-40 with sense of humor, young marriend couples, busy moms, tomboys

ANIMATION/CHARACTER VOICE OVER:
Broad Range of Believable Characters
Specializing in Tween and Teen BOYS (I have been told by many casting directors that I have the most authentic sounding teen boy voice they have ever heard!)
Cool Kids, Furry Critters, Skater Boys, Hipster Girls, Class Bullys, Super Heros and Evil Villains, Nurturing Mother, Funky Grandma and more!

PROMO VOICE OVER:
Cartoons, Dark Comedies, Hard Hitting Dramas, SCI-FI, Fantasy, Family Dramas, GEN-X, Reality TV, Daytime TV

AUDIO BOOK VOIEC OVER:
Young Adult (Contemporary, Children's Collections, Fiction, Fantasy), Mystery and Suspense, Fiction, Humor, Drama, Nonfiction. Instructional, Personal Growth
SINGING:

Alto

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• Spanish - Other

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)

• 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 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

, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

ACCENTS:
British, French, New York, Irish, Jamaican, Jewish, Urban, Indian, Puerto Rican, Mexican

VOICE MATCH:
Harvey (Bratz Babyz), Ron Weasley (Harry Potter)

My Voice Experience

Guild Wars 2 Video Game
Starcraft 2 Video Game
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Video Game
Bratz Babyz PC Video Game
The Untitled Liz Meriweather Project (FOX)
The Wheelman (PS3/Xbox360)
Zoom Suit (Animated Series)
Krishna - Pilot "Attack of the Serpent King"
Krishna - Episode 1 "Govardhana Hill"
University of Notre Dame Narration
Shepherd of the Hills Narration
Various Commercials (Available on Request)
Various On-Hold Messaging
Podcasts

Voice Over Agent:
AVO Talent Agency in Los Angeles.

My Training

TRAINING:
Meisner Technique: Aaron Ganz, Sean Dougherty, Scott Conte (The Acting Corps)
Cold Reading/Scene Study: Dariush Kashani (The Acting Corps)
On-Camera: Dariush Kashani (The Acting Corps), Lien Cowan
Fitzmaurice: Seamus Dever (The Acting Corps)
Voice Over: Kalmenson & Kalmenson, The Voicecaster , Ginny McSwain, Bob Bergen, Sue Blu and Cynthia Songe (Blupka), Joyce Castellanos (Promo), Pat Fraley and Hillary Huber (Audio Books), Voice Over Connection, MJ Lallo, Ned Lott, Zach Hanks & Richard Tatum (Absolute Voiceover)
Improv: Second CityPromo: Joyce Castellanos
ADR/Looping: Crispin Freeman
Singing: Bob Esty, Marquita Waters
Dance: Millenium Dance Studio, Moro Landis Dance Studio, Joe Tremaine Dance Studio

My Studio Equipment

MBox, Whisper Room, ProTools, Electro-Voice N/D257 Dynamic Microphone

Additional Skills

Professional Vocalist, Theatre, Comedy /Improv, ADR/Looping, Interactive Games, Narration, Promos, Audio Books, On-Hold Messaging, Podcasting

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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• Rena Durham was last active on Voice123 104 days ago

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Demos
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Rena Durham Promo Demo

Rena Durham Audio Books Demo

Rena Durham Animation Demo

Rena Durham Documentary Demo

Rena Durham On Hold Demo

Rena Durham British Demo

Rena Durham French Demo

Rena Durham Singing Demo