Marvin Kaye

Arch, Friendly, Quirky, Scary, Wry, UK Brit, Etc

Voice Description

Warm and moderately deep for traditional announcing; friendly, relaxed or authoritative, also sarcastic, when appropriate, for commercials.

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

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Songs
• 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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

UK upper class British, cockney, Germanic, Hungarian, Irish, Scottish, Yiddish.

My Voice Experience

Recently, I did a British VO for Eurorail, promoting the "Chunnel" train, and appeared on camera and sang for a Nippon Ham commercial.

In the past, I recorded several roles in plays for the blind and handicapped for the Library of Congress.

I did a lot of reading to children for BookPals, a program of the SAG Foundation, for which I was the East Coast coordinating director, working for the BookPals cofounder Mary Stuart.

My Training

I have a B. A. and an M. A. in theatre and English literature from Penn State, and took extensive graduate studies in theatre and acting at University of Denver, at HB Studio, at Weist-Barron, at Margo McKee's Soundstage, and also studied comedy improv at Chicago City Limits.

I'm a professional novelist and editor with 15 published novels, six nonfiction books, one short story collection, and I have edited over 30 anthologies. I was an Adjunct Professor at NYU, teaching genre writing, and taught magic and mindreading at The New School. Currently I edit "Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine." I also am cofounder and Artistic Director of a 30-plus-years-old nonprofit theatre, The Open Book, and have produced more than sixty showcases and two off-Broadway shows.

My Studio Equipment

I am in the process of equipping my studio, and expect it to be functional by the beginning of 2010.

Additional Skills

I have been a professional magician/mentalist, and wrote PR copy for many years. More information is available at my website,

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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