Shane Wirkes

Young Adult, Hipster, Singer, Tenor, Offbeat, Monsters, Aliens

Voice Description

Specializing in offbeat, goofy, and/or unsettling characters ala Gollum, Elmo, Dinosaurs. Perfect for Video Games. Can also do a normal young adult or teenage male voice in Mid-Western English.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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
• 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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Monsters, Demons, Aliens, Baby Monsters, Baby Aliens, Baby Demons, Dinosaur, Baby Dinosaur

My Voice Experience

I studied vocal performance in college. Although I did much classical music, I also ventured into the world of Modern Classical Music in which I did many strange things with my voice for international academic audiences. I continue to perform as a singer on a regular basis.

I hosted the University of Illinois' Music Department's Podcast: Whish-Boom 2006-2007

I voiced internal training and educational films for McMaster Carr Supply Company 2012-2013

My Training

Bachelors of Music with a concentration in composition from the University of Illinois.
Masters Certificate in Songwriting and Production from Berklee Online.

My Studio Equipment

Blue "Blue Bird" Condensor Microphone
Ableton Live
Logic Pro
Soundproof recording booth

Additional Skills

I am adept at all major DAW software programs as well as composing and performing music in many genres ranging from hip hop to classical.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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