Warm, believable, wry, versatile, characters
I have a friendly, expressive voice that I can easily adapt to your needs. I can deliver a wry, bemused take on a commercial, or a credible, seemingly "expert" take on more technical or instructional material. While I'm a native English speaker, I grew up all over Latin America and can read Spanish copy with a believable "native" accent. I can also adapt my singing voice to fit a number of genres.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
• Spanish - Latin American Neutral
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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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 offer copywriting services
• I offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
Richmond, Virginia, Virginia, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
American Southern, American New England, British RP, upper-class British, Cockney, Liverpool, Scottish, Irish, French, German, Russian, Australian, Indian, Hispanic.
My Voice Experience
I've always been drawn to two types of voice over jobs: ones that allow me to tell a story in my "natural" voice (whether it's a 30 second spot or a long narration), and others that really stretch my talents (e.g. voicing both JFK and Nixon in a radio recreation of their famous debates, or acting in a rapid-fire multiple-character Firesign Theater play). I've delivered film narration, dramatic broadcasts, technical training classes and public presentations in a wide variety of venues. The common thread in all these projects has been my steady, professional attention to detail, confidence in my ability to meet any client's needs--and my ability to listen closely to colleagues, directors and coaches.
Most recent training:
Character Workshop with Bob Bergen
Voice-over training with John Burr
James Alburger & Penny Abshire Art of Voice Acting tele-course
On-Camera Acting workshop with Liz Marks
Comedy Improv training with George Herring
My Studio Equipment
I currently use a Neumann TLM103 microphone, Allen & Heath mixer. I record with Adobe Audition or Audacity software, depending upon the complexity of the project. I have an ISDN-equipped home studio.
Spending most of my formative years in Latin America gave me an invaluable education in seeing things from an international perspective. I also spent many years in the computer industry, and am extremely comfortable trouble-shooting technical problems and dealing with jargon-laden gobbledygook. I have a B.A. in Political Science/English minor, University of Maryland, College Park. I am a musician (singer and guitarist) with an encyclopedic knowledge of (and passion for) music and musical history, regardless of genre. I am an unabashed history buff, with a special interest in U.S., British and Latin American history, and the Cold War. I also have an abiding amateur interest in science, especially evolutionary biology and cosmology.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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