Sharon Garrison

Warm, Friendly, Sexy, Smooth, Character, Mom

Voice Description

Flexible range of voice styles range from sexy and warm (like "velvet" it has been called) to straightforward, trustworthy, and professional. Specializing in long narration, I can efficiently deliver highly technical and detailed copy for training or demo projects. Also adept at both perky and wacky character voices and ages ranging from teenaged girl to elderly woman. If you need a clear and friendly voice for your telephone or store messaging and announcements, I'm your gal! I do a variety of North American regional dialects, plus European dialects as required.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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

• 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

, Texas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Standard American English, Midwestern English, Southern American including Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana, Texas - West, East and Central, British - BBC, Cockney, Scottish, Irish, Eastern European, Bosnia, Russia.

My Voice Experience

Often told I have a voice that commands attention whether in television, radio, live theater or public speaking. I cut my teeth working in a recording studio as a teenager, recording everthing from jingles and background singing to being the studio "voice" for numerous commercials, political spots and training tapes. I even had a hit record out on the Dot label! Don't even ask the year!! Presently featured as the principal voice talent of the State of Louisiana on their museum system website, as well as at the old State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, where my voice welcomes visitors to a multi-media, historical exhibit. My ballet narration (both writing and voicing) for Ballet Concerto (Texas) and Classical Ballet Academy (Orange County) is unique and engaging. (Check out the demos!) An excellent public speaker, spokesperson, training facilitator or mistress of ceremonies, my many years of voice acting experience make me the best choice for commercials, political ads, and PSA's, two of which have won major advertising awards. Let my voice speak for your business!

My Training

Degrees earned: BFA in Theatre/RTVF from Texas Christian University and Master of Science in Media Communication and Cultural Studies.
Strong stage and film actor, currently appearing as recurring character, Mrs. Barnes, in the new television show, SORDID LIVES, THE SERIES.
Experienced in writing commercial and industrial copy.
While at the university, I was the resident announcer for KTCU-FM.
Known as an accomplished director and acting/dialect coach.
Voice-over Workshops I have taken include well-known voice talents and coaches, Bettye Zoller and Bob Michaels.

My Studio Equipment

Dedicated, acoustically-enhanced, in-home studio features a PC Based recording center equipped with Pro Tools 7.3 (upgraded)and commercial-quality Rokit speakers.
Two Microphones: CAD M177 and AKG C2000B.
Excellent collection of sound effects CDs.
Strong focus on continual improvement of studio equipment and engineering/editing skills.

Additional Skills

Acting teacher for over twenty years including eight years with Dallas ISD as a drama teacher - retired now, but was selected as "Teacher of the Year" for my school last year.
Professional actor - stage, film, television, radio.
Experienced in public relations and advertising, including writing copy.
Currently writing a screenplay.
Experienced singer and arranger.
Excellent at project organization, management and implementation.
Professional theatre director.
Interested in point-of-sale and voicemail greetings.


Payment Methods Accepted

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Additional Information

• Currently Sharon Garrison is a Standard subscriber.
• Sharon Garrison was last active on Voice123 83 days ago

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Demos
Sharon Garrison Narration

Sharon Garrison Commercials

Nutcracker Ballet VO

Elderly Woman

Teen voice - short tag

Enhanced fast-tag line

Louisiana Museum Website

Documentary 2 - Audubon

Infomercial - Hospital

Young Adult Book