Janet Borrus

Warm, wry, non-announcer, character specialist

Voice Description

Commercials: friendly, non-announcer, heartfelt to wry with a wink
Narration: natural storyteller
Industrials/Presentations: warm professional

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

• 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 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Jersey girl, Brooklyn babe, Fast-talking 1940s dame, Bubble voice ditz, sexpot a la Marilyn/Jennifer Tilly, Uptown Socialite a la Audrey Hepburn, Tough business gal, Standard British, Cocky, Russian, Jewish mother/yenta/grandma, Mid-western mom, Colombian hottie, East L.A. homegirl, NYC Puerto Rican and African-American, Several southern dialects (Virginia, Memphis, Arkansas), Boston

My Voice Experience

Commercial: Pier 1 Holiday Campaign 2011-12: What Speaks to You?
Industrial: Belson Hanwright Video-on & off-camera Spokesperson for healthcare videos
Narration: Bloodtime, Moontime, Dreamtime-documentary by R Cantow, Emmy-winner
Audiobooks: "The Dybbuk" w/ Carl Reiner on Dove Audio Books, aired on NPR
Role: Hanna Esther

My Training

Oberlin College (BA in Theater)
The Drama Studio, London (Conservatory Diploma)
National University (teaching credential - English Language Arts)

Sue Blue: Cartoon Voices
Kristin Linklater & Cecily Berry - voice for the stage
Roy London - acting

My Studio Equipment

Home studio
Microphone: Blue "Yeti"
Editing software: Pro-tools, Audacity, Twisted Wave
Digital music and sound FX library

Additional Skills

Demo on Voicebank as well

30 years professional actor - TV, film, stage
Clips & credits at http://resumes.actorsaccess.com/janetborrus

Stand Up, Spoken Word, Improvisation: Kitting Factory, Laugh Factory

Award-winning solo show: THE RAMONA ROSES - toured the US and abroad

News Announcer
Excellent teleprompter skills
Freelance writer (screenwriter, playwright, public relations)
Credentialed English teacher

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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