Funny, Character, Accent, Boston
A voice for any project - from the deep, dynamic full-throated professional commercial spot to a dramatic movie-trailer voice-over. Funny and believable character voices. US regional accents (Boston, Southern, Western) and international (British, Australian, Mediterranean) accents a specialty.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• 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
• 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
My Home Base
, Massachusetts, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
East Boston Accent Car Repair Guy,
Boston Regular Guy,
Italian Race Car Driver,
Morgan Freeman impersonation from Shawshank Redeption
My Voice Experience
I have been performing voice overs as part of my job in communications and as a freelance artist for over 20 years.
While a writer/director, I performed voice overs on programs used in marketing and training programs. I also recorded extensively for our company's phone response system - having been told that the tone and timber of my voice is perfect for this type of work.
As an independent artist, I have performed paid assignments for the Mass Dental Association public service radio spots aired regionally as well as for a Massage Chair in-store demo video played at Brookstones.
I thoroughly enjoy this work and specialize in personifying funny characters and both US and International accents - from an intimidating East Boston Mobster to a charming Mediterranean romeo.
I record at competitive rates, am easy to work with and can add value as an accomplished writer and director.
I have been in the performing arts since elementary school...
As a singer in 5th grade,
As an actor and singer, debate moderator and sports broadcaster in high school,
As a radio broadcaster in college,
As a voice performer in graduate school,
As a moderator, presenter, and phone casting artist during my tenure in corporate communications,
As a moderator and presenter for non-profit associations,
As a moderator and panelist in instructional and promotional webinars.
My Studio Equipment
FocusRite Scarlett 2i/2 Preamp
WavePad Audio Editor
Auralex Sound Absorbtion Panels
Because I have a background in writing and talent direction, I can instinctively understand what writers, producers or directors are looking for in a read and am very comfortable with working through multiple takes to deliver exactly what they are looking for.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Wire transfers
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