Colin Ryan

Rich Warm Baritone, Dialects, Witty, Authoritative

Voice Description

For narration and presentations, my baseline tone is a rich warm baritone. In commercials, I have a wry, witty, guy-at-the end-of-the-bar tone. In a more character vein, I can reach deep basso profundo notes with a menacing or stentorian tone, played straight or ironic.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

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
• Podcasts
• 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

None

My Home Base

, New Jersey, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Standard American, American Southern, with or without R- coloring(aka Refined or Redneck), Standard British, Cockney, Irish, Scots, Welsh, French, German, NYC/NJ, Dark Lord, Superhero, Mad Scientist, Dracula, Cowboy, Sean Connery, Smarmy News Anchor, Surfer, Pompous British Actor, Playful Dog, Lost Kitten, Curious Bear.

My Voice Experience

Since 2005, many different English-language dubs of Regularly since 2008, European and Asian animation for Audioworks, LLC, with a wide variety of characterizations, ranging from an elemental warrior-lord of water to Jesus Christ. These projects utilized my skill for quick, inventive characterization and differentiation of tone.

Recorded Howard L. Chace's semi-nonsense prose classic "Ladle Rat Rotten Hut" for HowardChace

Producer's demo for radio promotion of National Tour of Traces.

Character VO for Bag Puppets in Bayer Industrial(Anchorman & Late Night Host)





My Training

MFA in Classical Acting, The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University

BFA in Acting, State University of New York at Fredonia

Summer Acting Program, Royal National Theatre of Great Britain

Instructors

Acting: Michael Kahn, Floyd King, Ed Gero, Gary Logan, Fiona Laird, Toby Jones
Voice: Ellen O’Brien, Gary Logan
Masterclasses: Sir Ian McKellen (Acting), Patsy Rodenburg (Voice), Jason Sasportas (Commercial VO)

My Studio Equipment

In my Home Studio, I have a Blue Microphones Yeti Mic with Maximum resolution of 48 kHz/16bit.

I record, edit and mix using Audacity on Windows.

Additional Skills

I'm an accomplished and trained singer, a skilled writer and editor, a good improviser, and have extensive training and experience with Shakespeare and other Early Modern writers.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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