Deborah Klayman

Warm, rich, earthy, sensual, bright - native Scots

Voice Description

Ideal for: Radio Dramas, Audio Books, Commercials, Computer Games, Educational recordings, Exhibitions, Historical Narrations, Narrations.

A very versatile voice: Soft & sexy / fun & animated for commercials, warm & confident for corporate, narrations & IVR's / comical & zany for computer games. Versatile range of dramatic & comedic characters for Radio Drama.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
• Senior Male

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

• English - British
• 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)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• 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

Accents include: Australian, Edinburgh, Essex, French, Glasgow, Liverpool (Scouse), London, Morningside, New York, Newcastle (Geordie), Northern English, RP (Standard English), Standard American, Standard Scots, Welsh.

My Voice Experience

Narrator (Edinburgh), Salmond Fishing, M&C Saatchi/Silverfish Media, Gareth Williams.

Narrator (Edinburgh), BP Corporate Film, Take 3, Richard Smith.

Namey (Scots), Namey the Clown, John Bush Productions, John Bush.

Narrator (Edinburgh), BP Corporate Film, Take 3, Richard Smith.

Voiceover (Scots), Scottish Sunday Express Advert, Portland TV, Lisa Dawson.

Narrator (Scots), BP Corporate Film, Take 3, Richard Smith.

Various Characters (Welsh), Under Milk Wood, Pentameters Theatre, Tom Neill.

Voiceover(Scots), Harvey & Thompson Commercial, London Creative, Lee Climpson.

Dubbing (Estuary), Harvey & Thompson Commercial, London Creative, Lee Climpson.

Narrator (Soft scots), Fugro Seacore Corporate Film, 11th Hour Productions, Jack Bhullar.

Girl (London), "Child Of The Past" (Dubbing), London Film School, Carl Harrison.

Narrator (Soft scots), Makro Corporate Film, 11th Hour Productions, Jack Bhullar.

Sue-Ellen (RP child) + other voice characters, Educational CD ROMs, Oxford University Press, Ian Harker.

Narrator (Edinburgh), DVD Showreel, Jon Cooper Productions, Jon Cooper.

Cresta (Lancashire), 'Whole', The 'Whole' Project, Jon Cooper Productions, Jon Cooper.

The Siren (RP), 'Whole', The 'Whole' Project, Jon Cooper Productions, Jon Cooper.

Nameplate Woman & Glass Ashtray Woman (Standard Scots), Kelvingrove 'Violence & Women' Exhibition, Spiral Productions, Susan Doyon.

Agnes (Glaswegian), Museum Exhibit, The Roybal Corporation (Denver, CO), Toni Roybal.

Doreen (Glaswegian), Film Voiceover, 'Call Me Harry' for Script to Screen Productions, Jason Ebelthite.

Pebbles (Edinburgh/Posh Scots), Claymation, 'A Horses Tale' for BSDS Productions, Daniel Shirley.

Kathy & Katie - Siamese twin horses (Low pitched RP / High pitched RP Accent), Claymation, 'A Horses Tale' for BSDS Productions, Daniel Shirley.

My Training

Voicereel recording & masterclass with Bernard Shaw.

Voice over & Radio Drama training at Drama Studio London & the University of Northumbria.

Masterclasses with Cicely Berry, Barbara Houseman, Greg Hicks (RSC).

Guildhall Speech & Drama Exams (Grade 8)

Postgraduate in Acting, 1 year, Drama Studio London.

BA(Hons) Performance [1st class], University of Northumbria.

My Studio Equipment

I have a home studio with the following equipment:

- RODE NT-USB and Samson CO1U microphones
- Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with Cubase 7 editing software
- Studio Series portable vocal booth
- Portable baffler
- Samson shock mount
- Sennheiser HD 206 Stereo Headphones

I use Cubase to edit my work (including adding sfx/background music) and "Switch" software to convert files into whichever format the client prefers. Recordings can then be delivered electronically or by post as required.

In addition I have access to local studios and colleagues who are accomplished sound engineers.

Additional Skills

I have been working professionally as an actress, musician & singer for many years, and as a Voiceover artist for 10 years. I regularly play characters with a wide age range, and can voice female & young male roles.

I am a native Scot with a range of accents that is both wide and accurate.

Professional experience includes: Cabaret, Comedy, Corporate Work, Film, Musicals, Open Air Theatre, Pantomime, Radio, Session Cellist, Shakespeare, Singing, Theatre, Touring Theatre & Voiceovers.

I am hard working, dedicated, take direction well, and will provide a high quality product in a short time.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Deborah Klayman was last active on Voice123 277 days ago

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Voice Reel

Radio Showreel

Showreel Extract

Historical Narration

Childrens Audiobook

Nescafe Advert

Scottish Commercial

Small Girl

Nina - Passion Fish (New York)

Singing demo