Parker Tenney

Wry, witty, great character voices, intelligent

Voice Description

My voice is clear, clean with bell tones and educated for narrations and documentaries. My voice is very flexible, and can be sexy and cool for video games, warm and funny and compelling for commercials, as well as extremely professional and direct for corporate work. I also have great facility for accents, can provide varying ages of characters and bring enormous energy and imagination to any character work.

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

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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Mid-Atlantic (slight British clip),
Posh British,Cockney and Cornish. Irish (maid,wise and witchy,upwardly mobile Boston),Yiddish,French (shopkeeper,chanteuse, sex kitten),German (Heidi, Marlene Dietrich, Frau Blucher),Spanish, Italian,Indian (Colonial India), Country Southern (Appalachian, trailer trash, Snake oil salesman), Cultivated Southern (Ole Miss co-ed, Charleston matron, Virginia socialite), Mid-western, New York (commuter from Queens, Long Island suburban housewife, Jersey Girl, Classic Jewish Princess, Manhattan socialite).

Impersonations include:
Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Hellen Reddy, Dolly Parton, Cher, Barbra Streisand, Rosie Perez, Lois Griffin(Family Guy),Lisa Simpson (The Simpsons), Pepe Le Pew, Adelaide (Guys and Dolls) and Glinda, the Good Witch, as well as the Wicked Witch of the West. But, who doesn't.

On stage and on the radio, have played Mary Poppins, Ricky Tiki Tavi (all characters in the story), multiple roles in Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30, all the characters in Wind in the Willows, all characters in Alice Through the Looking Glass, all characters in The Wizard of Oz.


My Voice Experience

The most current work on air has been for commercial copy advertizing a Edmonds Community College(2008)and in creating the voices for email comments broadcast on KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, July 2009.

For 3 years, I was the creator and producer of the children's radio show, "Just So Radio," for the NPR affiliate in Montgomery, Alabama. For 30 minutes every week, I performed polished, theatrical readings of classic children's literature. These broadcasts included
The Elephant's Child, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Heidi, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates, Mary Poppins, Rikki Tiki Tavi, Tom Sawyer, The Wind in the Willows (set in Cajun country, Louisiana), Black Beauty and The Gift of the Magi, as well as some classic Japanese folk tales.

My Training

I have a degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, with a minor in fine arts. Graduated summa cum laude.

Two years traing with HB (Herbert Bergdoff) studio, NYC, two years with NYC teacher and agent, Michael Hartig, two intensive commercial voice over training sessions, lasting 6 weeks each, with Seattle voice over professional and teacher, Kathy Levin.

I am currently employed by KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio as the major gifts officer, have worked on stage and behind the scenes in professional theater for more than 10 years and lend my voice to local theater projects, commercial copy and on air announcements whenever the opportunity arises.

My Studio Equipment

M-Audio "NOVA," Large-Capsule Condenser Microphone
Digidesign Mbox 2 Audio
Pro Tools LE 7.3.1

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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