Accent/Dialect Specialist, Warm, Authoritative
COMMERCIAL: Warm and authoritative for narrations and appropriate commercial material. Can also be smooth and sexy for luxury products and services, or a fun young mother type. Broad range of dialects and character voices from children to elderly women. TRAINING VIDEOS Authoritative, intelligent, and professional, but can also play the mischievous insider. VIDEO GAME AND ANIMATION Dynamic range, from cute children's characters to wrathful alien creatures. AUDIO BOOKS Performing multiple (30+) characters is a joy and a specialty. Again, wide range of dialects and accents.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• 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 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
Seattle, Washington, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
All American dialects, Mexican, Columbian, French (Cajun, Quebec, French), Standard Canadian, Various South African,Kenyan, Ethiopian, Congolese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Various Eastern European, Macedonian, Chinese, Japanese, Philippine/Tagalog, Jamiacan, Standard British, Cockney, Southern Irish, Indian (Hindi-based).
My Voice Experience
I am a voice teacher and dialect coach, and accent reduction specialist. I've lived and performed in Russia, Germany, England, South Africa, Scotland and Ireland and have lived in various parts of the U.S.
Voice experience! This includes video games (Bungie, Valve, Aion, Sandlot, Game House, and Her Interactive, Audiobooks/Essays through Redwood Audiobooks and BBC Audio, radio plays on Jim French's Imagination Theatre, commercials and industrials.
Voices used include grannies (Jamaican, Russian, and Southern Black), children, professionals, damsels in distress, and sexy dames.
I received my MFA from the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard/Moscow Art Theatre School, and lived in Moscow for three months. I am a certified associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, a full-body approach to full vocal expression with support and ease.
My Studio Equipment
Samson C01U, and Blue Yeti Mics. Audacity software. I usually record at local studios, (Jack Straw Productions in particular, where I am a member and occasional coach).
I have won the Helen Hayes Award, an Usher's Award, and the Kathleen Cornell Award for my performance of The Syringa Tree, a one-person show involving 24 characters (young and old, men and women), and 5 very different dialects. Please visit my website for reviews. I am also a writer and rececently completed a 28 character solo show (reviews for this are also at my website).
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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