Donna Burke

Warm, knowledgable,accents, character specialist,

Voice Description

Donna is a trained voice actor and Improv expert. She has a warm and low tone for documentaries, cultured and cool for commercials and is a versatile character actress with voices ranging from nerd, over eager, snobby bookwarm to sexy, crazed Goddess!

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - Australian
• English - British

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• 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
• Songs

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

, Japan

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

posh Australian, Nicole Kidman accent, Cate Blanchett tone, outback farmer Australia, young, giggly teenager, UK accent, Posh UK, Estuary UK, Emma Thompson UK, American, Irish, French

My Voice Experience

Does she love the sound of her own voice? Um.. yes she does!

Donna is a narrator and actor whose announcements can be heard on the famous Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train, Northwest Airlines Japanese business lounges, NHK Specials and NHK Bilingual News.

Donna’s warm voice is in demand for NHK documentaries, one of which won the silver medal in 2007 at the New York Television Festival for Climate in Crisis Part One. In April of this year Donna became a member of the Tokyo improv comedy group Spontaneous Confusion.

Donna is the voice of Raising Heart in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Yuko in Strange Dawn, the Celtic narrator for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Angela in Silent Hill 2 and the mad Claudia in Silent Hill 3.

My Training

Speech and Drama and Media studies degree in Teaching @ Edith Cowan University Perth Australia 1984

Trained Opera singer
Released 4 albums and reknowned singer and lyricist.
Complete works see here

Siggraph 2009 Yokohama Tips on successful voice recording
Anime Fair 2010 Tips on successful voice recording
Australian Embassy 2010 Why the Australian accent is good
Waicon Anime Fair Perth 2011

My Studio Equipment

• Furman Headphone Distributor HDS-6
• Furman Personal Headphone mixer HR-6
• Yamaha HS 50M monitor speakers
• Microphone AKG C414 B-XL
• Microphone Neumann KMS (105 X 2)
• Mike pre-amp: Focusrite ISA One (X 2)
• Compressor AMEK 9098 CL
• Protools 8 & Digidesign 003
• Sennheiser studio headphones HD 280
• Sony Studio Headphones
• Mackie 'Big Knob' studio command system
• Whisperroom Enhanced Soundbooth with silent ventilation system.

Additional Skills

I'm the founder of Dagmusic and have been working with clients like NHK (Japan's national broadcaster) Dentsu, music production companies for TV commercials, gamesoft companies and anime companies since 1999.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Character voices

Sexy radio jingles

Cheerful documentary

Excited young sales

Singing demo

TV commercial songs

UK promo video

Sexy low voice CM

Kids songs educational

Audio book US kids