Dan Wachs

Authoritative, professional, friendly, character

Voice Description

Full-time working voice actor with 20+ years of experience and pro home studio to deliver your project in 24 hours or less.

Clients include fortune 100 companies to mom 'n pops.

I can bring you a wide range of styles. From the conversational guy next door to corporate spokesperson, epic sports and movie trailers, and much more,

My philosophy:
As a voice-over artist, my job is to make my client succeed. This is my goal the minute we "shake hands," Let's have fun and succeed together!

Voice and Interpretation Quality: I call it my "Perfect French Fries" voice. Crispy on the outside (high end) with a soft hot center (mids and lows). Please give my demos a listen.

Authoritative, resonant, confident, friendly, refined, experienced. A clear voice, with perfect, regionalism-free diction. Professional, smooth and fluid delivery. As a trained actor, I can deliver authentic, compelling, expressive, convincing, and motivating life to your script. The voice of hundreds of radio commercials. Wide age range. Young, mature, middle-age, senior. National ad campaign voice quality. TV, radio, Internet, narration, audio books, corporate and medical presentations, motivational, religious, childrens stories, video games, tag lines and all types of voice over. Businessman, business presentations with true corporate experience to back it up. Radio spots TV commercial voice over and narration Industrial films and narratives Audio books Film and movie trailers.

Classic adult voice-over voice. Deep, resonant, clear, with perfect trained diction. Regionalism free. Professional smooth and fluid delivery with a mellow tone. Various character, characters, including sexy, bossy, loud, and dramatic interpretation. Believable, honest, compelling, expressive, convincing, motivating. The voice of hundreds of radio commercials. Audio, video, training videos, motivational recording. Young, mature, middle-age, old, senior. Businessman, business presentations with true corporate experience to back it up. Sexy, warm, evil, disturbing, frightening, dramatic overtones. National ad campaign voice quality. Children stories, kids stories, video games, tag lines.

Radio spots
TV commercials
Websites and Internet
Podcasts
Political
Voiceover and narration
Anything and everything corporate
Industrial films and narratives
Audio books
Film and movie trailers
IVR and voicmail
Comedy and humor

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• 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 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

,, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern, Cowboy, New England, hard sell, sophisticated, rich snob, wealth, snob, elitist, blue collar, executive, dramatic.

My Voice Experience

Highly experienced professional voice actor, with over 1,000 projects booked. Voice of: Disney-Pixar, NFL Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints, MLB Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Johnson & Johnson, Capital One Bank, Proctor & Gamble, Anhueser Busch, Hyundai, NASCAR, Heineken, Microsoft, Allstate, Burger King, Jack Daniels, University of Texas, Fox Sports South, New York Life, State of Georgia, NCR, Notre Dame Universtiy, Boston College, Baylor University, Florida Hospital, Georgia Pacific, Amscot, Allstate, John Deere, Trophy Ridge, The Republican National Committee, Great Clips, NAPA Auto Parts, George Mason University, National World War II Museum, CarChex, Digicell, CCTV, Fresno State University, and a really cool wedding video in Iowa….and many many more.

As a film/TV actor, I apply techniques I learned in that field to VO. Script and character analysis go a long way toward bringing a script to life.

I've had the good fortune to have met wonderful clients all over the world. Love the voice over life!

My Training

I'm a voice over teacher and private VO coach. Details at www.voiceovercoachdan.com.
Heading a panel on voice over at ComicCon Tampa this July.

Graduated Emerson College, Boston, MA as a speech major. Courses included voice and articulation, oral interpretation, etc.

Acting for FIlm and TV studies include the following.
Core Film, Scene Study, and Audition workout with Yvonne Suhor, Art Sake Studio.
Strassberg method and scene study with Russ Blackwell.
Numerous audition, casting, and teleprompter training seminars.

My Studio Equipment

Studio:
Manley cardioid reference mic
Sennheiser 416
Avalon 737sp tube amp
LA-2A optical compressor
Vintech X73i solid state amp
Distressor EL8-X solid state compressor
M-Audio Firewire Solo recording interface.
KRK Rokit 6 Studio Reference Monitors (have a spare pair of 5's - want to buy them?)
KRK S-10 Sub-Woofer

Additional Skills

Film and Television Actor.
Live corporate event voice over.
Emcee for live events.
Sports announcer and reporter.
Former Radio Station DJ.

I have owned and operated radio stations, currently own a small business and have experience with professional services such as attorneys, accountants, IT professionals, and other fields.

Very comfortable as an authority figure, but like CEO's in the real world, people skills must show through. So a warm but authoritative voiceover role would fit me well.

I also do well with dramatic voiceover roles, and that's supported by my acting endeavors.

And finally, I would like to say it's a pleasure and duty of a voiceover artist to work with the client to adjust the product until the client is 100% satisfied. In fact, the process of refining a performance is one of the best parts of the job!

Looking forward to speaking with you.

Thank you!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Dan Wachs - Commercial Voice Over Demo 2017

Dan Wachs Corporate Narration Demo

Live Conference "Voice of God"

Dan Wachs eLearning "How To" Demo

Sports Voice Over and Sports Announcer Demo 2017

Narration and Documentary Voice Over

Political and Issue Advertising Demo

Public Service Demo

Dan Wachs Character Demo

Edgy and Eerie Demos

TV Major Market BMW Dealer

Video Game Promo

TV Program Intro