Heather Tracy

Assured, bright and clear. Soft sell, sexy.

Voice Description

I have natural (but not stuffy) RP coupled with a clear, relaxed voice, making it ideal for the business market. I am also adept at the sexy upper-class soft-sell.

An experienced actress in front of both the mic and curtain, I have played a range of psychopaths, villainesses and bitches for audiodramas, and narrated two audiobooks containing a wide range of characters.

Quirky talents include being a marvellous screamer (I used to be paid to do blood-curdling death screams at the Royal Opera House) as well as convincing miaowing, barking, mooing and bleating. And whining. But that comes with being an actor.

I am an excellent singer (soprano range) with sight-reading and harmony skills.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - British

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
• Songs
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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

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

London, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents includes natural RP, East London/Essex, Yorkshire and East Coast US.

My Voice Experience

Cadbury Heroes (ADR), Honda Jazz India (ADR), Daily Express, Abbey National, Capital One

English for Gardeners, Blackrock, Noctalis Museum, Deutsche Bank, McDonnell Douglas, IBM, Toshiba, Lloyds TSB, Confederation Life, HMSO and the RAC.

The Vyne (National Trust AV), Remembering Centerprise (oral history app), English Language App (Pitstop), A Dance To The Music of Time (Radio 4), Doctor Who: Her Final Flight (with Colin Baker); Gallifrey Spirit; The Tomorrow People: Trigonometry - all for Big Finish.

Eve: A Christmas Ghost Story, Dark Minds

The CAP Project (Unbearable Films), Lazarus Prattle (Franks Gitz),

Extensive work on an electronics project for Blokmedia.

My Training

I trained as an actor for three years at Rose Bruford College and began doing voiceovers in the late 1980s, usually in between theatre jobs. I now rarely act (through choice), preferring to concentrate on my VO career. I love being in a studio!

My early experience included playing Ria in a series of unofficial Doctor Who audio plays in the early 1980s, which apparently still has a cult following. A book about these recordings has recently been released - Justyce Served: A Small Start with a Big Finish.

I am a trained soprano (light lyrical voice) and worked with acapella singing group The Frigidaires, making regular appearances on national TV and radio as well as doing backing vocals on a single produced by Martin Rushent. I'm also one of the singing Delia Smiths in Harry Hill's Tea Time.

My Studio Equipment

I use a Rode NT2000 mic with Audacity for Mac. Audacity gets a bad rap, but if you collect some of the yummy plug-ins, it's possible to produce a great sound. I know it so well now, I can pick out the clicks on the soundwave. However, I'm currently upgrading to Logic Pro and once I've tested it, will probably migrate. I can also access a hi-spec cheap studio in central London.

Additional Skills

Like many professional actors, money-making in between jobs becomes an art form. I have worked extensively within Investment Banking in the City, as well as within other sectors including property development, architecture, medicine and local government. Through these jobs, I have gained a very useful range of vocabulary for corporate voice work, as well as an accurate radar for jargon.

I am also a professional writer with a few published articles under my belt and a completed novel currently doing the literary agent rounds.

I live in Inner London, with quick and easy access to all the central recording studios.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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