Dan Stearns

friendly, light, intelligent, guy next door

Voice Description

Highly educated and a great reader--capable of dealing with the most difficult technical narration: medical, scientific, financial, legal. I can do a hard sell without being overbearing, I can express wonder and surprise with ease, warmth and friendliness is always present. Good falsetto and a range of character voices.

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
• 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)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• 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 upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

General southern and variants, Boston/New England, Chicago & Midwest, British RP, Cockney, Irish, Russian, Slavic, Greek

My Voice Experience

Experienced stage and on-camera actor, I was hired to do VO for an on-camera commercial job that I didn't get as the actor. The client wanted the look of an older actor, but wanted my voice! Russian VO for a sales video for heavy equipment. Two VO voicing historical personages for military museums.

My Training

Voiceover training: Acting Studio Chicago: Jeff Lupetin, Deb Doestzer, Dave Leffel. Private study with Jeff Lupetin.

MFA classical acting, The Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University.

BA, MA, several years of doctoral study, Slavic Languages and Literatures, The University of Chicago.

20 years choral singing experience, studied voice with Bruce Tammen.

My Studio Equipment

Apple iMac with M-Audio Firewire Solo, Audacity, Garage Band, Studio Projects B1 mic.

Additional Skills

Experienced professional mariner, hold USCG Master's license, 100 GT for Great Lakes and Inland Waters.

Trained classical actor with superior knowledge of Shakespeare.

Knowledgeable in tools and building trades, certified welder.

BA, MA, University of Chicago. Excellent liberal education and broad knowledge of science and medicine. Great curiosity and interest to learn most any subject.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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