Karin Van As

warm, reliable voice, also acting voice

Voice Description

professional, bussiness voice, also warm and reliable,funny and light for acting work.
I am a experienced native Dutch voice over.
Speak lots of other languages and accents, Flemish, German, English and French, but not as a native.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

• Dutch
• English - Other

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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


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 have Source Connect 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

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Dutch with an English accent, Russian accent, English with a Dutch accent,Flemish, Amsterdam, Zeeuws, twents, Brabants, Limburg (they are all Dutch accents.)

My Voice Experience

From 1998 till 2002 I was the voice on the radio and TV who told people about the introduction of the Euro in The Netherlands.

In 2008 I started to do a daily infomercial for ING on Bussiness News Radio in the Netherlands.

I recorded commercials for Philips, Grundig, Leifheit,Everest Poker.
Also voice response systems for BT global, for NIBC, for KPN 1888 nummerinformatie.

I was the voice character of Judy in The Tweenies, a BBC children's programme and did some characters in games, like a Harry Potter and Lego,(EA),Winx club.

My Training

HBO, teacher
acting school in Amsterdam
workshops for training at Actinc.
From 1987 ,as an actress and singer, I was in Cats(Grisabella), cabaret(Sally), Lucky Stiff, Company, Assassins(Lynette Fromme) and several youth theatre performances .
In 2008 and 2009 I worked as an actress for the belastingdienst(The Dutch inland revenue)

I did lots of presentation work for musical performances in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Tropeninstituut, Uitmarkt Amsterdam, and the annual ICT awards in The Hague.

My Studio Equipment

I can deliver an example of a recording,a wav or mp3. within one day.
For a professional level I work at studo Teejay in Amsterdam.www.teejay.nl)
I record my audio at a professional studio in Amsterdam: studio Teejay. ( www.teejay.nl)
I deliver the audio through FTP or wetransfer in aiff, wav or mp3.
We use webex and skype for direct contact with a client.

technical specs: DAW: Avid HD Native PCIe
Pro Tools HD 10.3
Lynx Aurora converters
Millenia HV pre-amps
mics : Neumann TLM 49, AKG 214/414

Additional Skills

I am a singer and a voice artist. I can do lots with my voice,create a character with it, but also sound professional. Of course always involved.
I like my work so much because it has lots of variety and asks me to be inventive and listen very carefully to my client: what does he/she want to hear? What is the purpose,the atmosphere?

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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My Team, e learning

KPN workspace

corporate, e learning

ivr English and Dutch

Dutch promo Museum Schiedam

commercial HP

Scoot, commercial, dialect Zeeuws/Dutch