Kristen Dummer

Low register, warm, professional, genuine, mom ...

Voice Description

My voice is clear and concise for narrations and technical reads, while at the same time, I have a warm tone that will ensure the listener's undivided attention.

I tend to have a lower register which also works for sexy commercials, but I can be playful and lighthearted for a project targeted toward a younger audience.

I can maintain a professional voice for workplace or online presentations, or I can provide a soothing voice that carries comfort and reliability for an audience requiring trustworthiness.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Young Adult Male
• 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
• Adult content

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

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Dover, Massachusetts, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Additional character demo is forthcoming.

My Voice Experience

Back in 2000, one of my roles as a project manager in the e-Learning division of Harvard Business Publishing involved searching for voice talent for our online programs and then coordinating/facilitating recording sessions with a local recording studio. In so doing, I became intrigued by the idea of starting my own voiceover career.

Since then, I pursued a volunteer opportunity to become a certified reader for a non-profit organization known as Learning Ally. This company provides audiobooks for individuals with visual, perceptual, or other physical disabilities. My tenure as a volunteer at Learning Ally (about 2 years) proved to be a perfect platform from which to build my voiceover career.

After that, I took various voiceover workshops over the course of a couple of years while working for Harvard Business Publishing. By 2001, I expanded my role as a project manager to include voice acting in our various online management training programs. I played a variety of character roles and did several narrations within the programs.

Through AudioLink, a recording studio in Watertown, MA, I completed a two-month narration project for Houghton-Mifflin, a large educational publishing company. This was an interactive science project for students ranging from grades K-6.

Another project I did for AudioLink was for their client National Geographic/Hampton-Brown. This was a short story by Langston Hughes titled, "Thank You, Ma'am" in which I played the role of a large African American Woman, "Mrs. Louella Bates Washington Jones."

I have also done recordings for SkillSoft's training products, as well as for TrueBridge Financial Marketing in Boston.

There have been several small jobs in-between for clients of Audiolink, but most recently, I recorded a project for Intuition, in which I played a character in an e-Learning course for McKesson US Marketing.

My Training

Intensive one-on-one training with Jordan Rich who is a radio host on WBZ 1030 Boston, as well as a voiceover actor and owner of Chart Productions, Braintree, MA
June-August 2012

Project Manager/Voice Actor: e-Learning
Harvard Business Publishing
1996 – 2004

Group Voiceover Training workshop taught by Jordan Rich and Ken Karberry, founders of Chart Productions, Boston, MA
October - November 2002

Voiceover Training and Techniques workshop instructed by Dan Levine, President, SuchAVoice:
Regis College, Wellesley, MA
March - April 2002

Weekly voiceover workshop at CP Casting & Acting Studio, Inc., taught by accomplished instructor and actor, Will Lebow
January - March 2001

Certified General Reader - Volunteer
LEARNING ALLY -- formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D)
February 2002 – February 2004 Cambridge, MA

Learning Ally is a national non-profit organization, and the world's largest provider of audio textbooks and literature. Their mission is to promote personal achievement for individuals with visual, perceptual or other learning disabilities.

Pennsylvania State University
Class of 1991 · State College, Pennsylvania
BS Industrial Psychology, Minor: Business

My Studio Equipment

I have access to a recording studio that has two main production studios/editing suites and a separate sound proof booth for recording voice-overs. Powerful digital audio work stations for recording and editing sound are used. A variety of high-end microphones and processors and extensive music and sound effects libraries help to create a top quality production.

Additional Skills

If you have a project which requires a skill that i have not covered in my profile, please don't hesitate to ask!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Compilation - Commercial

Compilation - Narration

Harvard Business Publishing - elearning

Harvard Business Publishing - eLearning

Houghton Miflin - Educational Audiobook

Houghton Miflin - Educational Audiobook

Dover Greenway - Video Promo