Linsay Rousseau

quirky, authoritative, character, conversational

Voice Description

My voice has the range, control and diversity for any project you need. It's been described as quirky, hip, edgy, youthful, warm, friendly, upbeat, trustworthy, conversational, professional, authoritative and most of all, versatile. As a trained singer and seasoned actor, I know how my instrument works. I can produce a wide range of emotions, sounds, tones and timber, whatever your project requires. I specialize in character voices with a variety of age ranges and accents. I also have professional work experience as a former broadcast journalist and was a soldier in the U.S. Army.

I have a passion for acting and especially voice-over. As a former soldier in the US Army with a year long deployment to Iraq, I have an exemplary work ethic and embrace a strong, professional integrity. As my client, you will be my #1 priority and receive the finest quality results for your project. I'm not satisfied until you are!

Commercials: conversational, believable, warm and friendly, sexy and sultry, mom, girl-next door, high energy and motivational, announcer, drill sergeant.

Narration: insightful, authoritative, professional, conversational, smooth, command and understanding of material, unintrusive.

Trained singer able to provide songs and jingles in a variety of styles.

Friendly, Happy, Bright, Cheerful, Trustworthy, Intelligent, Confident, Young Adult, Commercial, Promo, Broadcast, Television, Radio, Internet, Product Intro, Girl Next Door, Emotion, Natural, Approachable, Business, Alto, Soprano, Smooth, Raspy, Whisper, Speak, Corporate, Young, Youthful, Mature, Mom, Authoritative, Confidence, Urgency, Current, Fresh, Relaxing, Sincere, Comforting, Call to Action, Millennial, Athletic, Contemporary, Dialect, Accent, Business, eLearning, Education, Narrator, Cartoon, Animation, Video Games, VR, Virtual Reality

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
• English - Scotland

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

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

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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 offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Los Angeles, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British, RP, Cockney, Pompey, American Southern, American Southern Upper Class, American Southern Lower Class, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Spanish, Mexican, Boston, Irish, Scottish, Australian, Russian, Arabic, Egyptian, Middle Eastern, valley girl, drill sergeant, cheerleader, nasal, warble, northern California

If I don't have an accent listed that you need, I can learn it.

My Voice Experience

Seasoned voice-over artist, theatrical actor, singer and former broadcast journalist. I've recorded numerous voice-overs for commercials, video games, animation, podcasts/radio drama, industry narrations, documentary narration, how to/walk-through videos, IVR.

My Training

+Acting -- Berkeley Repertory School of Theatre, Studio A.C.T. at American Conservatory Theater, College of William & Mary Theatre Dept., Waterfront Playhouse & Conservatory, Encore Music & Theater School (summer intensive 5 years)
+Improv, Musical Improv -- The Groundlings, Impro Studio, Studio A.C.T. at American Conservatory Theater, College of William and Mary
+Voice-Over -- VoiceTrax SF (30+ classes)
+Voice-Over Animation -- Gray Knight Productions, Adventures in Voice Acting, Charlie Adler, Bob Bergen, Ginny McSwain, Collette Sunderman, Debi Derryberry, Ned Lott
+Voice-Over Video Games -- PCB Productions, Kyle Richards, Jeremy Hall
+Voice-Over Commercials -- Nancy Wolfson, Kalmenson & Kalmenson, Elaine Craig, MaryLynn Wissner, Jeff Howell
+Voice-Over Promos -- Harry Dunn, Townsend Coleman, Jeff Howell
+Motion Capture (MOCAP) -- Jacquie Shriver, Sony Playstation, The MOCAP Vaults
+Meisner -- Rachael Adler
+Linklater & Classic Verse -- Rebecca Kemper
+Dialects -- Pamela Vanderway
+Singing Musical Theatre (legit/belt) -- Clark H. Lewis, Gina Latimerlo, Encore Music & Theater School (summer intensive 5 years)
+Singing Classical/Opera -- Martha Connolly -- College of William & Mary
+Singing Jazz -- Stephanie Nakasian -- College of William & Mary

--Music Training--
-Styles: Musical theatre (belt and legit), opera, classical, jazz, big band, Celtic
-Range: Mezzo-Soprano, F3-D6, Belt to G5
-Voice instructor: Clark H. Lewis, Gina Latimerlo
-Trained musician: highly proficient in piano, flute, piccolo, percussion
-Private voice instructor

*Journalism Experience:
-Masters in Journalism: University of California, Berkeley (specialized in radio, investigative journalism and multimedia production)
-PBS Frontline: broadcast journalist, associate producer, production assistant
-Brian Ross Unit at ABC News: broadcast and investigative journalist
-US Army: broadcast journalist: television and radio
-Defense Information School: Broadcast Journalism Certification

Other Education:
BA in sociology and anthropology - College of William and Mary

My Studio Equipment

Rode NT1A
ART Project Series USB PreAmp
Adobe Audition CS6
Source Connect Standard
Access to a professional studio with ISDN capabilities as needed.

Delivery Methods:
Dropbox, WeTransfer, CD, or Email

Experience audio editing and mixing audio for radio, television and music
Copywriting: Masters degree in journalism

Additional Skills

Besides voiceover, I have been a stage and film actor for over 20 years. The skills I've developed as a storyteller are ideal for any project, but especially video games and animation. I have a strong work ethic and am a quick learner. As a musician, I have a finely tuned ear and mastery over my vocal sound. As an actor, I can tap into any emotion or feel you are looking for and am quick to take direction. As a former journalist, I know how to direct myself, edit and copywrite scripts. I also have experience working in public relations and marketing. I have a strong work ethic and flexible schedule so I can produce materials quickly and efficiently.

I bring a lot of skills to the table and am happy to work with you to produce the specific product you are looking for.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Commercial Demo

Animation-Video Game Demo

Narration and Technical Reel

Singing Demo

Fruit Water

Kitty Cat Memes

Ford

Computer

McDonalds

Pampers

Brisdel

Old Navy

Royal Caribbean

Union Bank

Shop Kick

Got a Girlfriend

Spirit

Soldier

British Mage

Crazy Girl

Witch

Middle School Boy

Scottish Pirate

Dramatic Jersey Accent

Middle School GIrl

Mom

British Soldier

Emo Teen

Computer

Old Witch

Southern Soldier

Mercenary

Brainstorm Hiding Your Windows

Audiobook

Hubble