Versatile, off beat, warm, guy next door
My natural speaking voice is warm and friendly, my delivery is intelligent and grounded. Great for narration and professional presentations. I can handle text quickly, including Shakespeare. Quirky and playful, invent characters on the fly. Trustworthy, honest, sincere. If you are looking for tough and hard-hitting, I can also give you the punch you need.
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
• 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
My Home Base
, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
British upper class and working class, French accent, Irish accent, Scots accent, Russian accent, Southern/Western dialect; I can create unique characters in any dialect, and I am a quick study, I am also a singer.
My Voice Experience
My voice is now featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC in the audio tour for Imhotep's Book of the Dead, and the Accoustiguide tour of the upcoming Jerusalem 1000-1400 exhibit. I provided the Accoustiguide tour for the "Tales of Our Time" exhibit currently at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC. Check out narration and a commercial reel prepared by Peter Rofe at PDR in New York City where I continue to do workshops to hone my craft. I have done many voice overs and on-camera spots for the National Road Safety Foundation's PSAs.
I trained in ADR with Kip Kaplan at Audioworks, where I provided ADR for a Chinese human rights film. I have provided ADR for TROMA films.
I earned my BA in Theater Performance at the highly ranked SUNY Fredonia. This included vocal training, voice and diction studies, improvisational acting.
ADR with Kip Kaplan at Audioworks, NYC.
Voice Over with Peter Rofe at PDR in NYC.
I love old movies,TV, and cartoons which gave me an early fascination for the spoken word, comic timing, dialects and character voices. I have done many classes and workshops in comedy, songwriting, acting and voice over to expand my skills.
My Studio Equipment
Twisted Wave recording software
21.5-Inch iMac Intel Core 2 Duo/3.06 GHz
I have access to a studio with phone patch and ISDN.
I sing with a band called the Rock and Soul Review, and I have supported myself as a busker in Europe, singing and playing guitar.
Member Actor's Equity Association.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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