Karen Severson

story book, character, low sultry,mellifluous

Voice Description

I have a low voice with a hint of northern accent. Childlike. Various character voices for children's stories. Sultry and mellifluous for narrations or commercials. Professional and business-like for presentations or documentaries.

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 - 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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• 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

, Colorado, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Northern/Canadian, mid-western/western. I easily imitate local dialects of people from work ie. Spanish, Mandarin, German/Polish, valley girl etc. I can read/pronounce most Latin, German, French and Spanish in written form.

My Voice Experience

*Recorded voice as a child for commercials at CBS in Chicago, 1970-71. Target, Jack-in-the Box, Choco-lite Chocolate Bar
Friendship Production Studios- Fargo, ND group vocals various local commercials.

*On air programmer for a local community radio station KAFM 88.1, on-air duties included reading underwriter's, playlist info and Public Service announcements. May 2004-October 2013

* Local community theatre, The Theatre Project 2013- present
A Chorus Line, Damn Yankees

My Training

My father, Paul Severson wrote jingles for CBS and Dick Marx productions from 1950-70s. I started doing vocals for commercials at age four in 1970. As a young teen, I spent non-school hours in recording studios doing various vocal projects when needed at Friendship Production Studios. Engineers-Dave Hanson and Lee Massey
Trollwood Performing Art School, voice/acting classes-Fargo, ND
My current education includes a BS in Elementary Ed Minors in Music/Voice and Spanish.
MA in Special Ed.

My Studio Equipment

I have access to local recording studios and engineers as well as in Chicago.

Additional Skills

I am a hard worker, flexible, creative and willing to take direction as well as initiative for any type of project.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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