Jay Mawhinney

Authentic, conversational, warm to emphatic,flashy

Voice Description

Smooth, conversational and professional, but can be, quick fun and flashy for commercials. Excellent warm, authentic clear voice with good range of emotions in high baritone/tenor range for narrations. No regional accent really. I am a versatile voice actor with excellent training in Voice Acting(James Alburger and Marc Cashman) as well as great long term training in Theatrical acting from Beverly Hills Playhouse and many past teachers. Studied classical singing for 17 years and sing also in High Baritone to 1st Tenor.Read and understand Spanish quite well, speaking Spanish with American Accent.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Songs
• 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 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 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Very good with regional, East, Southern and some Western American, British RP and with a little prep Irish and Scottish, German, Spanish

My Voice Experience

Studied in San Diego with James Alburger for 2+ years in workshops and then in a weekly professional level copy workouts. Also did Advanced Voice Acting workshop with Marc Cashman in Los Angeles. I can easily apply my years of advanced professional training at Beverly Hills Playhouse to voice acting as well as my years of experience as a professional actor. As a note, I have a B.S. in Zoology from Penn State University, a V.M.D. (doctor of veterinary medicine) from University of Pennsylvania and over 30 years experience in Veterinary medicine which makes me very comfortable with technical jargon.

My Training

B.S. in Zoology from Penn State University (studied Shakespearean Literature and Theatre Arts)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (V.M.D.) from University of Pennsylvania

Beverly Hills Playhouse: with Milton Katselas, Richard Lawson, Alan Barton, Art Cohan
VO Professional level; Marc Cashman, James Alburger
Scene Studies: Mark Teschner
Audition Technique Eddie Foy III, Daniel Rojo
Coaching through Monologues: Sebastian Brook
Fundamental Method and acting training: Doug Jacobs, Todd Salovey, Jonathan McMurtry (Shakespeare)
On-Camera Film/TV Acting: Actors Workshops Studios in San Diego
Musical Theatre: Leigh Scarritt
Classical Voice: Robert Schmorr, Jennifer Michael

My Studio Equipment

Audacity software, MXL 990 with microphone stand, M Audio pre amp, Windows 7 HP laptop,

Additional Skills

I have been a small animal veterinarian for over 30 years and am quite knowledgeable in medical science. I love literature and am a skilled stage and film actor/singer in dramatic and comedy rolls alike. I perform on stage, for TV and independent films.
I sang in 5 productions with the San Diego Comic Opera, and Sang in Evita at the Starlight Amphitheatre in San Diego as well. I am perfect for a wide range of projects from science, narrative to short fun comical quips and everything in between.

Payment Methods Accepted

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• Jay Mawhinney was last active on Voice123 42 days ago

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