Bob Barr

Sincere, funny, business presenter, character,

Voice Description

I have had wide experience as a character actor and presenter for business and can deliver warm narration material, multiple characterizations for audio books, both sexy and smooth for commercials and fun characters for presentations. A Midwesterner by birth, I've lived in the NY area for many years, as well as in the South, have traveled extensively and do many dialects. Member of Actors Equity. Classically trained as an actor and playwright(Yale Drama School), I've done legit theatre in many regional theatres, in roles ranging from Neil Simon to Shakespeare. I have done film roles as well with a major film being released in 2011.

I have been VP Marketing for a manufacturer in NY and have created print, radio and video promos, as well as doing management training seminars.

I am a playwright and three of my full length plays reached semi-finals in national playwriting contests in 2009 (one is being published in 2010-11), while four of my ten-minute plays have been done in the US and abroad.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• 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


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 offer copywriting services

My Home Base

, Arizona, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

US: New York, midwest, several versions of Southern, New England. Also Standard British, Irish, French, German, Eastern European, Jewish. Have done mature female roles and have been told I sound like "Dame Edna".

My Voice Experience

I've done science-fiction audio stories, commercials, narrations, industrials (both video and audio), many in dialects. My voice has been described as "believable", "deep", and "sexy". Comedy timing is a specialty, but I've done threatening villains as well.

Reviewers have described me "a hoot", "master of comic timing", "touching and hysterically funny", "moving" and "gripping".

My Training

B.A., University of North Carolina, Dramatic Arts
MFA, Yale School of Drama

I am a member of Actors Equity and have appeared in major live theatre venues all over the country, including Washington DC, St. Louis, North Carolina and Phoenix in plays ranging from Neil Simon to Shakespeare.

In the business world, I have done many presentations and done management training seminars.

I have ADR experience.

I have written and produced radio commercials.

My Studio Equipment

I use a Snowball plugged into my Ipad to generate Mp3 recordings on TwistedWave and use Visual Mp3 joiner and splitter for additional editing.

Additional Skills

As a sales, marketing and advertising/pr person operating in the business world for 40 years, I am sensitive to the needs of clients in reaching their prospects and customers in a professional and believable way. It is that persuasive capability that I bring to your voice-over project.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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