Shelley Chester

Character, Animation, Deep, Wry, Strong, Versatile

Voice Description

Deep sultry smoky voice. Great comedic timing. Very dynamic in range and expression. Easy to listen to with a warm caring vibe for narration. Professional and strong yet smooth for presentations. Character specialist! For characters I have a wide variety of stock voices as well as a number of dialects. A wide range from low scary male sounding creatures to as high as a small child amped on candy. I can conjure up hundreds of voices. Mix a dialect with a character and it takes on a whole new dimension. GREAT cartoon characters, children, animation and comedy voices. Wide vocal range. Versatile! Perfect voice for children's animated features, narrations, educational videos and audiobooks.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior 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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• 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 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

• 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Scottish, Irish, South African, German, Russian, French, Australian, British, Cockney, English, North American, European.

Accents include: New York, Bronx, Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Atlanta, Florida, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Colorado, Utah, Florida, Nebraska, Illinois, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Southern, Western

Impersonations include: Katharine Hepburn, Marg Simpson, ET, WALL-E

Characters include: Sybil Schizophrenic, High society woman, Munchkin, Elderly sweet woman, Hillbilly woman, Toothless Crone, Old lady with a whistle, Trailer Park woman, Duck, Chicken, teenage boy, pirate, gangster, nerd, child.

My Voice Experience

I have been in the acting field for over twenty eight years. Uniquely gifted with the ability to mimic voices, characters and dialects, I am poised to take on a variety of projects. I taught acting, specifically dialects and characters, for over two years in Denver. Having done improv for an additional two years, I developed characters on the fly. Mixing dialects with a character brings a whole new dimension to the voice. My voice is one that needs to be heard! Perfect voice for children's animated features, narrations, educational videos and audiobooks.

My Training

BA Theater from St. Edwards University in Austin Texas
ACT Studios in Denver. Teacher
Actors for Actors Denver. Teacher
Faces International, Los Angeles. Coach
Tracy Robert's Workshop.
Creative Actor's Workshop
J.F. Images
Reel Pros
Bob Bergan Animation workshop

My Studio Equipment

Digidesign MBox 2 with an Audio-Technica mic. Macbook Intel Core Duo. I have a large cache of sound effects and music licks.

Additional Skills

I have written scripts and have a great comedic bend. With a host of male, female, young and old voices I can create a unique piece with only my voice. Check out the animation demo!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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