Classy, elegant, witty. Ethnicities and accents.
Typical casting is for witty, elegant, urban, intelligent, upper-class characters.
Often cast as authority figure: boss, school teacher, Mom, society doyenne, matron.
Accents and ethnicities a specialty.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• 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
• 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
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, Oregon, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Native accent is Northwest American.
Many American and British English dialects (upper, middle, & lower class; urban & rural), including East Texas, Northern Louisiana, California, New York Jewish/Italian/urban professional.
A wide variety of accents and ethnicities, including:
N. America: Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Virginia, Oregon, California, New York, Chicago, Canadian, Native American, Mexican
UK: Upper class British, Cockney, Scots, Irish, Welsh
EUROPEAN ACCENTS: German, Swedish/Norwegian, French, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
WORLD ACCENTS: Indian, Chinese, Japanese, African, Afrikaans, Brazilian, Chilean, Venezuelan, Colombian
My Voice Experience
Jewish grandmother (Naomi) for a new musical demo: "The Story of Ruth"
Alien royalty (Kahllal) in award-winning radio drama series ("Dry Smoke & Whispers"; "Murder on the Huddleston Ferry")
Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" for www.speak-the-speech.com
Wide variety of characters for "The Federal Bureau of Alternate Reality" for Willamette Radio Workshop (professional recording studio)
PhD in theatre arts (theatrical editing of Shakespeare text)
MA, study in theatrical text analysis
BA in Speech/Theatre, acting emphasis, also study in singing, dance
Acting training at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Los Angeles ("Method")
Certificate in Shakespearean Performance, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Intensive acting program, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA
My Studio Equipment
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Shakespeare specialist. Professional director, writer, voice coach, and public speaking coach. Former artistic director of two Shakespeare theatres. Currently: freelance stage director and actor.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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