Marianne O'Hare

Sophisticated, sexy, intelligent, warm

Voice Description

Plenty of theater experience and radio and tv work beginning in high school has put me in front of audiences and in front of microphones from an early age. Loads of on-air experience while at Syracuse Univ. fine-tuned the performance. During years of radio experience I did many voice-overs because I had developed:

*Strong narrative abilities. Sound confident and assured.
*Soothing voice that can be sexy..but still sells product
*Intelligent, seasoned narrations and reads
*Numerous quirky characters for morning show bits
*Theatrical characters when called for
*Appeared in front of stadium crowds and intimate meetings;Great public speaking skills.
*Hosted several Public Television celebrity fundraisers
*Great cold reads and Improv skills
*Interviewed hundreds of celebrities.
*Emceed many events.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada
• French - Canadian
• French - European

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 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 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
• I offer radio ad production services
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Connecticut, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents:
French (french minor in college)Euro and Canadian
English - Upper Crust and Cockney,regional (Yorkshire etc.)
Irish- The name's O'Hare - right?
Australian
Russian

Give me a character or a known person and a little bit of
time and I will mimic their sound.

My Voice Experience

Started working in front of a microphone in High School.
Lots of radio and studio experience in college. Years of live radio experience starting in the early 1980's which led to lots of VO work. Moved to CT. where I had a syndicated radio feature covering the arts. Had an agent in the city and booked many VO and on-camera jobs.
Here is the partial list.

BACKGROUND: BS, BROADCAST JOURNALISM, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, FRENCH MINOR RADIO STATIONS: WHAM, WBBF/WMJQ ROCHESTER, NY. WHCN, WTIC, KC101, KISS - CT
NETWORKS: STRINGER - ABC RADIO NETWORK, ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR - CRN INT'L SYNDICATED, 15 YEARS.


CLIENT LIST

NATIONALS:

PRICELINE WEBSITE
LOWE'S HOME IMPROVEMENT (ON CAMERA)
GLAXO/SMITH/KLEIN - LOTRONEX
US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
RIDLEY MOTORCYCLES
VASELINE INTENSIVE CARE BATH OIL (PROMOTION)

REGIONALS:

THE BREAKERS - NEWPORT
COMCAST
HARTFORD HOSPITAL
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF CT
GREATER CLEVELAND VOLVO DEALERS
CRYSTAL ROCK WATER
POSITIVE CHANGES
THE HARTFORD STAGE
CAR PHONE STORE
NUMEROUS POLITICAL ADS

CORPORATE INDUSTRIALS:

KONICA
SUN MICROSYTEMS
NORTEL NETWORKS
CISCO
CIGNA
AETNA
THE HARTFORD
TRAVELERS
PFIZER
PHARMEDICA
(MANY MORE)

PHONE SYSTEM CLIENTS:

PEOPLE'S UNITED BANK (NEW ENGLAND - 15 YEARS)
CIGNA RETIREMENT AND CLAIMS SERVICES
FLOTECH - 7 YEARS

INTERVIEWED:

EVERY ROLLING STONE
EVERY LIVING BEATLE
EVERY MONKEE
EVERY LIVING WHO
CARLOS SANTANA
GREG ALLMAN
AL PACINO
SHERYL CROWE
OJ SIMPSON (LONG STORY)
JOEY RAMONE
PAT METHANY
TOM JONES
CARLY SIMON
KD LANG
SARAH FERGUSON
LEE BLESSING
HORTON FOOTE
AUGUST WILSON
100's more

My Training

BA, Broadcast Journalism, Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Communications, Minor in French and Political
Science. Concentration of acting classes under the direction of Arthur Storch.

VoiceOvers Unlimited - NY, NY Dan Duckworth's Seminars

Years of morning radio - where character voices and improv were a daily occurance

Years of working in recording studios for local, regional and national ads give me a sense of confidence in performing.

My Studio Equipment

*Sound Forge Audio Studio
*Adobe Audition
*Electro-Voice Pro Mic

Access to numerous professional studios in a three mile
radius - all ISDN and patch-equipped.

Additional Skills

Having been a radio journalist for many years - I am an
EXCELLENT interviewer. I have interviewed Presidents,
foreign diplomats, rock stars, movie actors, playwrights and artists of all kinds - not to mention many sports celebrities.

Great with complicated pharmaceutical jargon.

I have always worked in the broadcast media in one way or another. Because of that, I am an information junkie and possess alot of information about many topics.

Having also done TV fundraisers and events, I am confident in front of a camera.

I have also produced, field produced, been casting director, written scripts for and been talent for corporate videos and training films.

I never meet a crowd I didn't like. LOVE public speaking.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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