Órla Mc Govern

Irish Native, Warm, Sincere, Characters/Comedy

Voice Description

Incredibly versatile Voice talent with great range of dialects and tones. Professional Actor and Improviser. Improv Coach and Facilitator:

Velvety, warm and friendly for narration.
Sultry and smooth for commercial soft-sell.
Bright, quirky, variety of character voices for commercial and animation.
Compelling reads for podcast and Books On Tape.
Wide age range; from child to senior
Clear well-rounded voice for Professional Presentations, On-Hold and Voice Mail spots.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
• Other
• English - Irish

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
• Songs
• 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 Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) 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 offer translation 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

Bi-Continental,Seattle,USA,Dublin,Ireland.Europe, Ireland

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

All Regional Irish dialects (Dublin, Galway, Belfast, Cork..)
All Regional American dialects (American Southern, New York, Kentucky..),
British Regional (middle class, upper class, Mancunian, Liverpudlian, Cockney),
German, Russian, Italian, French, Australian, Hispanic, Cuban, Asian, Scandanavian, Indian, Middle Eastern.
Extensive character range.


Languages:
English - fluent
Irish/Gaelic - light conversational/great pronunciation
French - light conversational/great pronunciation.
German - minimal/good pronunciation

My Voice Experience

Hello, thanks for taking the time to read.
You may contact me directly as well as through this site.
My contact info is spontaneoustheatre (at)g mail (dot )com
As well as being a Voice Talent, I have an extensive background in Theatre, Film, and Comedy Improvisation. They all feed each other, which I love.

I have a lot of in-studio experience, and approach each project with enthusiasm and professionalism. I am easy to direct and have a good ear as well as a sense of humour (whichever way you prefer to spell it ;) ).

I am originally from Dublin, Ireland, and have lived and worked, at various times, in Paris, Copenhagen, London, Boston and Seattle, as well as visiting a bunch of other places.
I have a great ear for accents and dialects and am a quick learner.

I Work in Standardised Patient/Motivational Interviewing Technique training as an on-camera Trainer/SP.

I frequently am hired for 'soft-sell' luxury spots and 'smooth British/Irish reads'.
A very popular choice for On-Hold clients.

Selected Client List:

Galway Bay FM
Hughes & Hughes
SMA Ireland
MUZAK Intl.
Jaguar USA
Bloom Advertising Dublin
Sin É cafe NYC
Banrock Wines.
103.7 The Mountain - Seattle
Radisson SAS Hotel
Gaelsong International
Seattle Intl Film Festival (Fly Series)
Proctor and Gamble
O'Neill's Irish Pub, Chicago
Dreamscraps Narration
Yooba website

My Training

Theatre Major (with distinction) Dublin, Ireland.

Voice work/training from (among others);
The Actors' Studio, Dublin, Freehold Studio, Seattle, Inchicore TSC, Dublin, NYT, Dublin.

Extensive worldwide training and workshops in Improvisational Theatre
(specifics available on request).

My Studio Equipment

Macintosh, various professional mics, various software options

Additional Skills

As well as being an accomplished Voice Talent I am;
Professional Actor, Professional Improvisor, Professional Teaching Artist, seasoned world traveller - familiar with diverse cultures, published poet, playwright, can sing, play ukulele and a bit of bodhrán, can do exceptionally odd whistles!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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