Melissa Lawson

Smart Best Friend, Sophisticated, Conversational

Voice Description

My voice has been described as "your best friend who KNOWS". Conversational, bright, playful, warm, engaging, sophisticated, natural; she plays the Mom, the Mistress, the Beauty Queen and the Girl Next Door. Just don't ask her to sing....unless you're looking for off key.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age 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
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

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

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I am trained in Standard American English but can also voice in an East Texas/Southeastern US accent and a Midwestern accent.
I have a great ear for accents and regionalisms and pick them up quickly.

My Voice Experience

I have voiced theatre and media installations, museum installations, radio plays, television and radio commercials, industrials, telephone systems and psychological testing systems.

My Training

BFA Theatre - New World School of the Arts/University of Florida

Extensive VO training with Shelly Carlson, Chicago
Voice & Speech training with Catherine Fitzmaurice

I also teach and coach vocal production for theatre

My Studio Equipment

Shure KSM32 with pop filter and shock mount
Mbox2 and Pro Tools

Additional Skills

I am a vocal coach for live theatre and voice-overs. I design and produce web and multimedia applications and can direct voice talent.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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Additional Information

• Currently Melissa Lawson is a Standard subscriber.
• Melissa Lawson was last active on Voice123 168 days ago

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Demos
Commercial Demo

Web Video Promo

Youth Voice

Narration Sales Training