Sarah Elmaleh

Fresh, Versatile, Expressive, Character specialist

Voice Description

Fresh and empathetic for commercials, warm and authoritative for narration, sexy and engaging for promos, colorful and honest for character work.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) 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
• 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

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Some of the accents, characterizations, and impersonations I can perform:

Accents: American Midwest (‘Fargo’), American South - 'belle', rural-twang, American Valley Girl, Brooklyn, British - classic RP (Queen's English), cockney, contemporary London, Irish (light Connemara), Scottish – prim (Maggie Smith), soft (Kelly McDonald), Australian - broader (Sydney), softer (Melbourne), French (Parisian), Japanese, Russian, German, Indian. (I am proficient in Japanese and French.)

Characterizations and impersonations: nerd - with a cold, with braces, slurred drunk, teen - sassy, teen - apathetic, Katharine Hepburn, Norma Desmond, Bjork

My Voice Experience

The following are examples of my work, by category:
Promos: ABC Family (America's Funniest Home Videos)
Commercials: Cafepress (national), Tanger Outlets, Axona for Alzheimer's
'Audiobook'-style (Broadcastr): Fodor's (San Francisco, Paris), Underwater NY
Videogames: 'Night of the Cursed', 'Gemini Rue', 'Blackwell Deception'
Company webvideos, voicemail: kikin, Inhabit Vacations
Animation: Typical Strange
Radio dramas: the Waterpipe Theatre, The End Never Comes

I am also an experienced, trained theatre and on-camera actor. My film, theatre, and Internet credits - along with additional voiceover samples - can be viewed at my website.

My Training

Commercial voiceover technique: Joan Baker, Johnna Gottlieb, Stacy Seidel.
Animation workshops with Sunday Muse.


Related training:

Improv Comedy: Armando Diaz, Peter McNerney, Mark Grenier, Louis Kornfeld. Improvised Shakespeare workshop with Blaine Swen.

British American Drama Academy's Midsummer in Oxford program - studied under Globe director Barry Kyle, Irina Brown, Leo Wringer, Ben Benison, Linda Gates, Bill Homewood, and Estelle Kohler. Attended seminars by Brian Cox, David Schwimmer and Saffron Burrows, Julian Glover, Deborah Warner, David Harewood, Benedict Nightingale, Diana Rigg, Henry Goodman, and legend Sir John Barton.

Multiple theater courses at Wesleyan University with Daniel Cantor, Yuriy Kordonskiy (Chekhov), and Gay Smith (Script Analysis).

My Studio Equipment

I have a home studio with soundproofing, a Neumann TLM 102, and an Apogee ONE interface.

Additional Skills

I have basic sound engineering skills and a good ear for audio quality - I can deliver clean vocal tracks.

I also have a special love for videogames, and serve as a proud member of the Game Audio Network Guild Voice Actor's Coalition.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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