Denis Lachapelle

bass, powerful, articulate, professional, gameshow

Voice Description

For IVR, presentations, and narrations I have a friendly, deep voice with no accent. I have a smooth, knowledgeable sound.

For commercials I have several voices including Southern, Italian, Russian, and British. I can vary the sound from bass to higher pitches as well as the speed of my delivery.

I can speed talk if needed (ask me about the Greek Alphabet)
For Audio Books I can vary from voice to voice easily.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• Adult content
• 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 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

• 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

, North Carolina, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern: Carolina Mountain, Hillbilly, Proper Southern Gentleman (Foghorn Leghorn), Poor White Trash (Cletus)

Italian: Dom Corleone, New York Brooklynese, Chicago

Yiddish accent

British: butler (snooty), narrator

Russian: Drunk Russian

Undead: Moaning Mummy, Howling Haunt, Griping Ghoul, California-dude Vampire, Zombie

My Voice Experience

I began working in Voice Over with Lowe's Home Improvement, recording internal IVR for several departments.

I have continued by auditioning and performing for online dramas (including Pendant Audio).

I work as an instructor at Wilkes Community College where I have facilitated: Introduction to PC; MS Office 2003, 2007, 2010; Windows XP, Windows 7; Introduction to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; Intermediate Excel; Google Documents and Exploring Google; MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer On-line Role Playing Game) History and Development; Getting the Most out of Your Laptop.

Recently, I performed as the Narrator in a local play this year (It was the only speaking role for a 30 minute play).

My Training

I am a member of Toastmasters International, Past President of the Wilkes Toastmasters chapter. I have a Bronze Advanced Communicator award a Competent Leader Award. I am currently working towards my Silver Advanced Communicator award.

I work as an instructor at Wilkes Community College where I have facilitated: Introduction to PC; MS Office 2003, 2007, 2010; Windows XP, Windows 7; Introduction to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; Intermediate Excel; Google Documents and Exploring Google; MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer On-line Role Playing Game) History and Development; Getting the Most out of Your Laptop.

I blog at MyTasteOfTheDay.com and produce a webcomic at CoffeeBruin.com.

I am an avid listener to podcasts and radio drama.

I attended Florida Atlantic University, majoring in Political Science.

In high school I was involved in drama for four years and was recommended to go to Tisch School of the Arts.

My Studio Equipment

I have a small home studio consisting of a PC and microphone setup and use Audacity for production.

I have access to the facilities of a local radio station for additional recording.

Additional Skills

My experience in Toastmasters has helped me to develop my public speaking voice and clarity.

With over 20 years of experience in the IT field, I have a wealth of knowledge for technology based discussions, presentations, podcasts and the like.

With a history in IT Tech Support, I have answered tens of thousands of calls. As an instructor, I have to be knowledgeable on my topic and able to answer questions at the knowledge level of my students. As such, I am an active listener and can present intelligent questions based on the answers I am given in a manner that brings forth more information.

I am also a gourmet cook and have presented several presentations while cooking. This shows my ability to multitask and adapt to a changing LIVE environment.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Denis Lachapelle was last active on Voice123 43 days ago