Conversational, Natural read, Authoritative, Sexy, Smile, Character, Mom-type
I basically try and analyze the copy and let it dictate the correct feel for the piece. The majority of the work I have done is warm, natural or authoritative in tone, I can have a lot of smile in the voice if need be, I love doing sexy because it is so opposite of how I act in real life - and I'm an actress, so I love doing character work.
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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
My Home Base
, New York, NY, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
My Voice Experience
2006 & 2007 NY EMMY AWARD NOMINEE
I did all narration for the half hour documentary series entitled BLUEPRINT for cable channel 25/74 on NYC TV which highlights various New York City Landmarks. I have been nominated for two EMMY Awards for my narration work on this show. I absolutely LOVE narration and audio books on tape. I love long copy, I excel at the cold read, and have really learned to just organically let the copy speak. I also love character work. Everything about this job is amazingly fun for me, and I welcome each new challenge, however big or small it may be, just out of the sheer joy of doing it. I am currently the Official Voice of Lincoln Center in NYC.
I was first introduced to the art of voiceover in Tokyo, Japan - I worked for Tokyo Disney and did some voiceover work for the park, then started doing English Language tapes for Japanese students as well as English language listening exams for their school system. When I came to New York, I started coaching with Marla Kirban, a voiceover agent from LA who relocated here to New York. I also coach with Robin Miles, who has done over 125 audio books on tape and can do any dialect on the planet, and Paul Liberti, who does SAG conferences for voiceover across the country and can do any character voice on the planet - I think he is brilliant. I've been studying, and working in the industry for 20 years now.
My Studio Equipment
I submit auditions with an Apogee 96 kHz/24-bit HD recording - Studio Quality Cardioid Condenser Microphone. It's quick and easy, and has great quality.
I originally came to New York to do Musical Theatre. I am a strong singer and have a strong acting background. I also have a business degree, and have held a million survival jobs that give me incredible amounts of experience in various industries - I've worked in hospitals, health clubs, hair salons, retail, I've worked for the city (water dept), for computer companies, I've been a bartender and waiter, a secretary for numerous businesses - the longest stint at 3M Media, and was a licensed real estate agent for Coldwell Banker in New York. Trust me - I've probably been around the block enough to know a little about your product!!!
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