Dave Wallace

Young, Hip, Cool, Believable

Voice Description

Let's put it this way...you know that guy in the back row of class who always broke the mood set by the teacher and got people to laugh? Well, that's Dave! His young, hip, cool, and conversational voice, with a bit of a surfer-dude twist, has added a sense of youthful fun to VO projects for clients like Disney, Old Spice, Fox, Red Bull, Nickelodeon, McDonalds, AT&T, and K-Mart to name a few. Between taking direction well, his sound, and his professionalism, Dave is the guy that these clients (and many more) have trusted with their VO projects, and the guy that you can trust with yours!

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Adult content
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

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

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

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

Los Angeles, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

ACCENTS/DIALECTS:
-Minnesotan
-Southern
-Californian ("surfer" accent)
-Alaskan
-Canadian English
-British English
-Australian English
-French
-Mexican
-Spanish
-German
-Portuguese
-Swedish
-Russian
-Japanese
-Chinese
-African


IMPERSONATIONS:
-Christian Slater
-Jack Nicholson
-Hugo Weaving
-Marlon Wayans
-Keanu Reeves


CHARACTERIZATIONS:
-Old person.
-Young adventurer.
-Tough guy.
-Surfer dude.


The general rule of thumb is that he can mimic most of what he hears given a little bit of time to research and listen to what it is he's required to mimic, but the items listed above are what he can do without research.

My Voice Experience

After several years on stage and in front of the camera, Dave made the leap to VO in mid-2008. Some actual videos of Dave's completed projects can be viewed on his website, but at a glance, some of his clients in the voice acting business include:

*Disney
*Fox
*McDonald's
*Red Bull
*Lowes
*Dodge
*AT&T
*Old Spice
*Microsoft
*K-Mart
*AAA
*The Cleveland Clinic
*The DC Lottery
*The University of Michigan (and Dave's a Buckeye, how ironic is that?)

My Training

VOICEOVER EDUCATION:
-Graduate of Nancy Wolfson's Braintracks Audio Program
-Student of Joyce Castellanos and Harry Dunn for promos
-Student of Richard Horvitz for animation/video game characters
-Student of Marc Graue for radio imaging
-Student of Susan Berkely, the voice of AT&T, Citibank, and owner of the Great Voice Company.
-Attendee of several voice-over bootcamps taught by Ms. Berkely.
-Participated in several voice-over educational teleconferences organized by Ms. Berkely.
-Personal student of Moneen Daley Harte.
-Narration lessons with former CESD booth director Marc McIntyre.
-B.A. In Theater from the Ohio State University

My Studio Equipment

-MICROPHONE: Sennheiser 416, Blue Baby Bottle, Studio Projects C1, and CAD Trion 8000 Condenser Microphones.
-PRE-AMP: DBX 286A Microphone Processor
-ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER: MOTU UltraLite-MK3 Digital Hybrid
-MIXER: Mackie 802-VLZ3
-AUDIO REFERENCE: M-Audio BX5a Deluxe Active Reference Monitors
-POWER CONDITIONING: APC H10 Power Conditioner
-RECORDING SPACE:"Whisper Room" treated with Owens Corning 703 rigid fiberglass acoustic panels
-PHONE PATCH: Skype (username: "davewallace3")
-SOURCE-CONNECT PRO ENABLED (username: wallacevo)
-ISDN: Source-Connect and ipDTL's ISDN-bridging option
-CAN ADD ROYALTY-FREE MUSIC AND SOUND EFFECTS
-AUDIO EDITING PROGRAMS: Pro Tools 9, Twisted Wave, and Sony Sound Forge Pro 10.0
-FILE TRANSFER PROCEDURES: Source-Connect, FTP, email, and overnight mail.

Buuuut...what about mobile recording? When Dave's on the road? Well, he's prepared for that too!

-SECONDARY PRE-AMP: CEntrance MicPort Pro
-SECONDARY RECORDING SPACE: Harlan Hogan Porta-Booth Pro
-SECONDARY AUDIO REFERENCE: Sennheiser 650 HD Headphones

Additional Skills

-Knowledgeable in the mixing and production of fully-produced ads
-Long history of acting on the stage and on screen
-Skilled at improv
-Standup comedy
-B.A. In Theater from the Ohio State University

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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Additional Information

• Currently Dave Wallace is a Standard subscriber.
• Dave Wallace was last active on Voice123 17 days ago

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Demos
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TV Narration Demo

Industrial Narration Demo

Radio Imaging Demo

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