Geoffrey Forward

Bass/Baritone, dramatic, expressive, comforting

Voice Description

Mr. Forward's voice is bass/baritone, with excellent standard American Diction. It sounds smooth and professional, with warmth in the lower range and a lighter, friendly sound in the middle and upper area. When called for he can deliver with power and punch, with brightness and fun, or with a smooth, mellow delivery.

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)

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


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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

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My Voice Experience

Mr. Forward's recordings include CDs for "Power Speech," "ProSpeech," American Diction for Singers, the "Power Speech Exercise CD," "The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States," and the Priest, in the video game, "Conqueror: AD 1986." He has also been the live announcer for over 100 performances of "Elisabeth Howard's Vocal Power Singer's Showcase."

My Training

Geoffrey Forward has a BFA and MFA in acting and directing, and has been a member of AEA, SAG, and AFTRA for over twenty-five years.

His master's thesis was "Voice Production for Actors," a textbook on voice and speech, which he later re-wrote as "Power Speech," a how-to voice and speech course on two CDs, and two other books, "ProSpeech" and "American Diction for Singers," both with two CDs, focusing on standard American articulation and diction. "Power Speech" is distributed by Alfred Music Publishing and "American Diction for Singers" is also published and distributed by Alfred.

For seven years, Mr. Forward taught voice and speech for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, in Los Angeles, and for over 25 years he has coached professional actors on how to perform Shakespeare, in his Actor's Shakespeare Workshop.

Among Mr. Forward's credits as an actor are Richard, in "The Lion In Winter," with Joan Fontaine; Digger, in The Hasty Heart, with James MacArthur; Iago, in Othello, with Manu Topou; Pompey, in "Anthony and Cleopatra," with Mitchell Ryan; and Krito, in "Socrates Must Die," with Mitchell Ryan and Salome Jens. He also performed as Sky Masterson, in "Guys and Dolls," Will Mossop, in "Walking Happy," and the Captain, in "Dames At Sea." Mr. Forward has also appeared in various films and television programs.

My Studio Equipment

For recording in his home studio, Mr. Forward has a desktop computer and a laptop, both with Audacity software, and an Audio-technica, AT2020 USB cardioid condenser mic.

Additional Skills

Mr. Forward has directed numerous stage plays, classical and modern, as well as musicals. While in college, He read the news for the University radio station and after graduation worked for a time as a DJ for a local classical station. He also worked for an ABC affiliate television station as on-camera talent and as a cameraman and video tape operator and editor.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

To contact Geoffrey Forward by email or phone, please click here.

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