Character Specialist to the nth degree
For me, versatility is the name of the game. I have a lot of experience in Forensic (Speech competitions) where many distinct characters are used in rapid succession. Unlike most character actors, I can actually speak in dialects. Different from my many character voices, dialects are played straight with no frills, just an Irish/English/Russian person speaking.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, Illinois, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Dialects: Italian, Mexican, African-American, British (with variations), Northern Irish, Scottish, Armenian (similar to Russian), Asian (Very stereotypical), Indian, any example can be mimicked in about three days.
Characters: Marvin Martian, Meatwad.
My Voice Experience
I have performed for Italian royalty. My IQ is 152 and I have a photographic memory with no flash. I have memorized ten pages of dialogue in four hours. I am the greatest actor for one reason: I do not have an opinion. I have the skill, but cannot direct my way out of a paper bag. All you get with me is talent. When a director says do it this way, I say okay. When a costumer asks if the pants fit, I say you tell me. If someone genuinely wants to know what I think, I tell them.
I have performed in over 75 live theatre production ranging from community theatre to Teatro di Anghiari in Italy. I have won several speech awards, placed second in the National English Speaking Union's National Shakespeare competition with over 56,000 entries. I have received 16 thousand dollars to study in Italy and have come back with volumes of experience from countless productions, endless hours of rehearsal, and would like to market myself from my house now as I have a three month old daughter.
BFA, 3.75 GPA University of Memphis, Magna Cum Laude
4.0 GPA Accademia Dell'Arte, Arezzo Italy
Voice Over Class with Kordt at Bosco Voice Productions
~Roy Hart theatre (Kevin Crawford)
~Le Coque (Accademia dell’arte)
~Mask work/Making (Marcello Bartolli)
~Viewpoints (Susan Chrietzburg)
~SAFD Recognized in Rapier and Dagger, Broadsword, and Unarmed combat ~Conversational fluency in Italian
~Commedia dell’arte (Teatro Punto, Marcello Bartoli
~3/4 ball juggling, 3 club juggling
~2nd SR Degree Black Belt - International Taekwondo Alliance ~Intermediate Level Cricus - Trapeze, Cradle, Aerial Base
My Studio Equipment
Macbook Pro w/ garage band, audacity with a standard USB microphone.
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