Nicola Barber

Warm, Conversational, Engaging, Real, Global

Voice Description

I am an award-winning British voice actor with an extremely versatile voice. I'm excellent at corporate videos, narration, and e-learning. I'm also experienced with video games, animation, telephone systems, and commercials. I enjoy an added challenge such as medical or technical copy.

I work quickly, take direction extremely well, and am intelligent and personable.

I am now a two-time Audie Award Winner!
"Anita," by Keith Roberts, won the 2013 Audie Award for Fantasy narration, and "Dracula" won for best Multi-Voiced Performance!
I was also delighted to be nominated for "Call The Midwife"
in the Solo Female Narration category, which is the highest award offered.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - Australian
• English - British

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)
• 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


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch 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

New York, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I am proficient at all British dialects including posh (RP), cockney, Liverpudlian, Scottish, and Irish.

I also have flawless Australian and American accents (including regional dialects such as southern and New York/Long Island), and I do a great Icelandic accent too!

My Voice Experience

Recent voice over work includes:

Coca-Cola International TV commercial

Hilton Hotels Radio commercial

Subway national Radio commercial

UPS TV Commercial

MTV Promo - National TV

Promo for the NBA
~ Played live at the All-Star Game in February

Heinz Ketchup video promo

Align TV Commercial
~Australian accent, for national distribution in Australia

International Telephone System
~Over 1,200 prompts for Mobivox

ESL for MacMillan, Berlitz, others

Watson Wyatt E-Learning Course
~JP Communications

Goldman Sachs E-Learning Course
~JP Communications

Singulair TV Commercial
~DDB Advertising

Princess Bride Video Game Commercial
~Creative Media Design

Oreo Cookie Industrial
~DraftFCB Advertising

Voice of "Shadow"
in "Bear In The Big Blue House" National Tour
~Jim Henson Productions

My Training

I hold a Bachelor's degree in theater arts & cultural studies (double major) from UNC-Chapel Hill. I have trained with professional voice coaches since 2001, and have taken classes at the London Acadamy of Dramatic Art. Additional training at TVI Actor's Studio and T.Shrieber Studio in New York. Currently I train with Marla Kirban (commercial) and Paul Ruben (audiobook narration) in New York City.

I have been recording voiceovers since 2001.

My Studio Equipment

Rode NTG-2 with Pop Screen
Edirol UA-25EX Interface with Preamp
Phone Patch
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones
Verbatim External Hardrive
Dell PC

Additional Skills

I am friendly, focused, professional, and extremely efficient. Usually I deliver files within 24 hours of receiving the script. I can record on-site in the New York area or send files anywhere that the internet reaches!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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• Nicola Barber was last active on Voice123 17 days ago

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Commercial Demo

Business-Corporate Video

Phone Greeting

Video Game

Audiobook Sample

E-Learning Instructions