Alison Sweatman

Sophisticated, Precise, Cultured

Voice Description

An elegant British female voice.
Refined, clear, yet versatile: moves effortlessly from intimate, silky-smooth, to authoritative and professional, to humorous and quirky characters.
Clear and informative: ideal for documentaries, audio guides and online learning.
Business-like and authoritative: suitable for corporate videos presentations and technical guides.
Light, friendly and believable: ideal for upbeat commercials.
Soft, smooth and seductive: perfect for those soft sell commercials.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British

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)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British accent – naturally RP.
Accents:
Devonshire, Essex, London, Northern (generic).
Characterizations:
elderly and middle-class ladies, aristocratic / posh to working class, from vague & dotty, to confident & bossy, to weird witches.
Animals, children & inanimate objects for animation / cartoons and gaming.

My Voice Experience

My voice experience includes:
VO: Theatre Announcements: including promotions, pre-show front of house information and instructions and emergency evacuation instructions.
VO: Online learning English language business courses, including for Magna Carta College, Oxford.
VO: IVR and telephone messaging services.

Live readings: literary readings at various events and festivals.

Acting: from student theatre in the past, to semi-professional theatre now, including Shakespeare, with the Oxford Theatre Guild.

Radio Presenter and Technical Operator for Radio Cherwell, Oxford. Live and recorded programmes, podcasts and news broadcast.

My Training

Voice over training:
Gravy for the Brain - Voiceover for Beginners course.
Gary Terzza VoMasterclass.
London Academy of Radio, Film & TV.

Acting & Singing:
Drama O'level.
Numerous drama workshops, including breathing techniques and projection.
Regular Singing lessons - operatic and musical styles.
Writing:
Wide variety of writing workshops, including journalism, travel writing, prose, poetry, radio drama and screenwriting.
Creative writing diploma at Oxford University.


My Studio Equipment

Rode NT1-A microphone, with Focusrite audio usb interface.
Software: Adobe Audition cc & Garageband.
Access to fully equipped recording studio in Oxford with sound engineer.

Additional Skills

A broad experience in my working life and learning, enables me to speak authoritatively about many varying subjects:
Extensive experience in areas of dance (including historical), acting and theatre.
Knowledge and experience in the adult care services and hospital care.
Business knowledge and experience in areas of start-ups, management, finance, marketing, health and safety and scientific research.
Teacher of business English with experience in a wide variety of fields, including the energy, telecom and insurance industries.

Teaching English as a foreign language and English pronunciation has given me a sound knowledge of the language and how it should sound.

Writing - from creative fiction to journalism - has developed my copyrighting skills and working to tight deadlines.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Alison Sweatman was last active on Voice123 210 days ago

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Demos
Commercial Reel

Commercial - Hard Sell

Narration Reel

Narration - Ballet Documentary

Narration - Serious

Quirky narration

Corporate Reel

E-Learning

On-hold message

Museum Guide