Michael Wurzel

Character Specialist. Accents & Dialects.

Voice Description

Baritone with a big range. Solid falsetto. Rich & sonorous narration, quick-witted for commercial work, and polished presentations. Excellent character ability. Stella Adler Studio trained actor.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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
• 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

None

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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

, New Jersey, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents & Dialects:

British RP, British Cockney, Irish North, Irish South, Scottish, Australian, German, French, Russian, American Southern, Brooklyn

Impersonations:
Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, Christopher Walken, Orson Welles, James Stewart, Ian McKellan, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Anthony Hopkins. Many, many more...

My Voice Experience

Have auditioned sporadically when time would permit starting at age 14. I'd tended to book more print & video PSA work at that point. New to V/O.

My Training

B.F.A. Honors New York University Tisch School of the Arts (Acting), accents & dialects with Jon Van Wyden, Voice & Speech with Kohli Calhoun, Voice & Speech with Jason Little, studied Music (piano) privately for 5 years, studied Singing with Tom Rexdale.

My Studio Equipment

Shure SM48 (Cardioid Condenser) & MXL V88 (Cardioid Condenser)-> XLR -> FocusRite Saffire Interface, Cubase LE *(please note: LE does not support stereo export)

Additional Skills

Verse work, ESU National Shakespeare Competition Finalist (Top Ten of >14000), Know some classical language (Latin & Attic Greek), Music Composition / Digital Arranging

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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