Andy Leonard

Guy Next Door, Character, Authoritive, yet quirky

Voice Description

Warm and deep for narrations, direct open nice guy for commercials, clear and consistent tone.

With good solid acting training, good grasp of characters is always demonstrated.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

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

• English - Australian
• English - British
• 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
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Australia

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Australian (Native)
British - Standard London, East London, Cockney, South London, R.P, Northern Irish, European - Italian, French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Congolese
American - Standard American, Californian, New England, New York
African - South African (Afrikaaner), Congolese, Generic African
Australian - Generic Australian, Western Sydney, Country Australian Ocker, Bogan Trash, Lebanese Australian, Generic Ethnic Australian

Very good ear for accents. For any accent not included in this list, please enquire and he'll generally be able to accommodate ... Unless you're asking for Welsh - sorry can't help you there.

Plenty of character funny cartoon voices to clear and consistent soft sells, narrations.

Fluent Italian speaker.

My Voice Experience

Andy's voice over experience includes radio commercials, audiobooks and television. He is an accomplished actor and singer, having worked extensively in Australia and on London's West End.

Film roles include 'Something of Vengeance, 'Souvenir', 'Scone Wars', 'GPS', 'Now What?', 'Mary' and 'The Exchange'.

He already has a wealth of stage experience including the role of Gio in the long running West End show 'The Vegemite Tales'. Other stage roles include Tom in 'Gagarin Way', Matt in the comedy show 'The Bible, The Complete Word of God (Abridged), Steve in 'Get Gary', Versati in 'The Underpants', Cootie in 'Moonchildren', Grumio in 'The Taming of The Shrew', Jarod in 'A Property of The Clan', Moc in 'The Request of Spring', Peter in 'Housebound', amongst many others. He was last seen onstage in Sydney in 'Songs of Grace and Redemption' and his Musical Theatre roles include Henry in 'Strike Me Lucky', Dario and Renzo in 'L'Amore é Bizzaro’ and Toby in 'Sticks and Stones'.

Currently, Andy is doing the corporate gig circuit with his singing. His solo comedy cabaret shows 'Happily Ever After' and duo show 'Adolf and Eva' have been performed to great acclaim and Andy has also worked as a writer on 'My Year Without Sex', which has been performed at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, as well as seasons in Vienna and on the West End.

Andy is also a writer. His plays have been produced in London, Sydney and Wollongong, with a return season scheduled for later this year. His play 'Unhinged' was selected for the 'Off The Shelf' development series in 2010 and will be produced in Sydney in 2011.

My Training

Bachelor of Creative Arts, Acting - University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. 3 year full time acting course. Subjects included: Acting, Yat Malgrem Acting Method, Suzuki Movement Training, Singing, Voice Studies, Dance, Dramaturgy and Creative Writing.

Professional Actors Workshop Series - 6 week intensive, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Singing - Various teachers, including studying under Margi De Ferranti (3 years)

Writing Residency - Queen Street Studios, Chippendale, NSW, Australia

Griffin Theatre Writing Course - Studied under Nicholas Parsons

My Studio Equipment

Audio Technica AT 2020 Microphone
MacBook Pro
Various Audio Editing software
Access to multitudes of sound effects and music

Additional Skills

Trained high baritone, full chest voice to high A, higher in falsetto. Classically trained. Good solid musical theatre belter voice, good with jazz, rock and pop singing style.

Fluent Italian Speaker.

Very good general knowledge, politically aware and very up to date with current affairs.

Worked professionally in the wine industry, very knowledgeable about wine, particularly the Australian industry.

Has worked as a script editor.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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Demos
US Voice Over Short Comp Demo

UK SHORT VOICE DEMO Andy Leona

Australian General Compilation

Song Thats Life