Sophisticated, melliflous, richly textured
Gloria is a versatile VO actor with a natural voice range 35-65, able to move across various voice over genres. She is a consummate professional who is flexible and very easy to work with. She is highly effective in her ability to convey the intent and meaning of a script and is excellent and comfortable voicing scripts of a sensitive/personal nature.
Gloria's voice is especially well suited for serious documentary, industrial, educational, commercial, corporate and narrative work. But she is equally comfortable and loves work that is humorous, entertaining and fun.
Gloria has a richly textured voice "inviting, mellifluous, sophisticated, trusting, reassuring, genuine,sincere inspiring, soothing and calming and compassionate."
But wait...there is more... Gloria has an extensive background as a professional trainer/public speaker conducting professional presentations, seminars and workshops, she is known for her ability to engage her audience.
Gloria is a multifaceted VO actor...for just beneath the surface lies a collection of fun and quirky, energetic and upbeat character voices. Oh... did you say you need dry/wry sense .of humor?... She's your gal...
Gloria is effective with a full range of dramatic attitudes/ emotional reads
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• 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
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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 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
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
" Accents: Russian, various southern dialects including "old southern". "1930's old Hollywood posh." Spanish-latin american
Emotional Character types: Evil female villains from cold/calculating to... oh so deliciously fun and evil.
Strong angry, indignant female. Compassionate, loving, caring maternal female. Straightforward, direct, no nonsense female. Sophisticated, classy lady. Sultry, sexy, seductive lady. And Gloria can cry on a moment's notice.
My Voice Experience
Examples of jobs completed: Performed animated voices for "Saachi and Saachi" major advertising company. Served as VO announcer for a puppet awards show and her provided narration tracks used to promote a website design business.
Recently completed: Corporate training, Corporate meeting announcements,relaxation tapes.
Training and video work for training and education purposes
As a true professional, Gloria continuously works to keep up her skills at peak performance. She continues to work with a private voice over coach and attends regular professional workout meetings and special workshops to keep on top of her game.
Gloria has taken private sessions with professional sound engineers and producers to develop an understanding of the technical aspects of the VO field and to keep up with the ever changing technology. Also workshops on the business aspects of the VO world.
Gloria has taken voice over classes and individual sessions continuously over the years beginning to advanced classes which include: advanced formal training in Commercial, Narration, Audio books, Video games, Animation, Promos, and Industrial work.
My Studio Equipment
Gloria has access to a professional recording studios that specialize in voice over work and is available to go to any designated studio of the Voice seeker's choice in the Los Angeles area.
ISDN, phone patch and Skype sessions are available
Gloria has a masters degree from the University of Southern California in mental health clinical work with a focus on organizational development and a Bachelors degree in Community Mental health psychology and worked as a Licnesed psychotherapist.
She has served as a trainer/consultant on an international fly-in medical team teaching basic health care and providing mental health clinical consultation.
She has served as guest speaker/trainer at USC and San Diego State University and as guest speaker/teacher at Cal State university, Los Angeles, Ca.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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