Adriana Sananes  New York, NY, US

Adriana Sananes
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Adriana Sananes

Adriana Sananes

Highlights

Winner of 2010 AUDIE and 2011 Earphones Award.
Bilingual-Spanish/English-various accents in both languages (see accents section)
Warm and sophisticated for radio and tv voice overs.
Captivating narrator with ability to do various characters for audiobooks.
Sweet, engaging and lively for children's books and Apps, and educational programs.
Friendly, fun and classy for promos and trailers.
Professional announcer voice for IVR systems and industrials.

Languages

Spanish, English, Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Castilian)

Accents

Various accents in Spanish: Neutral, Generic, Latin American, Central and South American, Castilian, Mexican, Cuban, Argentinean, Uruguayan, Chilean, French, Italian. Accented English: Continental, Latin American, Spanish, Hispanic, Italian.

Ages

Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Videogames, Television, Internet

Experience

September, 2011 Audiofile's Earphones Award Winner for "Una palabra tuya" by Elvira Lindo.
2010 AUDIE Award Winner for the Spanish narration of "Enrique's Journey" by Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario.

Award winning actress and narrator, Adriana Sananes is in high demand as a voice over artist. She narrated many documentaries, including "Children of Fate", winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the SUNDANCE Film Festival and nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD; and "2012: In the Beginning" a documentary about the Maya Calendar, which turned out to be the most watched documentary in the Cannes Film Festival, 2012.

Adriana has recorded over 80 audiobooks for Recorded Books, Brilliance, Audible, Scholastic, MacMillan, LiveOak Media, Bantam, and Highbridge Audio, including Roberto Bolaño's Amulet, My Name is Victoria, Loving Che, Starfields, Empire of Dreams, The Dark Bride, My Sister Frida, The Dirty Girls Social Club, Jodi Picoult's 19 Minutes and My Sister's Keeper, the Spanish tracks for the 2009 GRAMMY nominated and winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Awards Brown Bear Series by Eric Carle, and the 2009 AUDIE nominated How the García Girls Lost their Accent by Julia Álvarez in Spanish.

She is in high demand for Apps for the ipad, narrating a wide variety of children's stories for companies in Greece, Italy and Spain. She has narrated children's and young adult literature for Scholastic, Recorded Books, Brilliance Audio, McMillan, Benchmark and LiveOak Media.

Clients include: NBC The Today Show, PBS, UNICEF, Lifetime, NBC Nightly News, the United Nations, Discovery Chanel, American Foundation for the Blind, Citibank, AT&T, Showtime, HBO Real Sports, ABC News Interactive, NEA Big Read Project, Berlitz, Living Language, many radio and TV commercials, documentaries, industrials and voice messaging systems.

Adriana is the recipient of the Princess Grace Theatre Fellowship Grant and Best Actress Awards from HOLA, ACE and The Golden Age Theatre of Spain at Chamizal, El Paso International Festival. She was a leading actress with Repertorio Español, NYC, for 10 years, performing a wide variety of roles including Lorca heroines, Spanish classics and modern plays. She is the co-founder, along with her husband, of the children's theatre company The Kangaroo Garden 1992-2003.

Most recent theatre work in NYC includes performances at La Nacional of "Lorca in NY", where she read Federico García Lorca's poetry in Spanish and letters in English, and Sophia Romma's play "Cabaret Emigré" at the Lion Theatre on NYC's Theatre Row, where she played four characters.

Credentials

Education

Performing Arts High School
Manhattan School of Music
HB Studios
Good working knowledge of Italian, French and German

Associations

Equity, SAG-AFTRA

Studio

  • Microphone

    AT4040

  • Computer & Software

    Mac OS X-2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo/Garageband/Peak

  • Special Equipment

    M-Audio, AT4040 mic, Porta-Booth, Phone Patch in studio

  • Delivery Methods

    mp3, WAV, AIFF, by email or regular mail

  • Turnaround Time

    very flexible, 24 hour turnaround

Service Description

Narrations and Voice overs
Documentary narrations
Audiobooks
UN Style
Lip Sync
Non-broadcast business/in-house narrations
Corporate narrations
Internet/Web/Multimedia narrations and presentations
Character voices
Narrations in any field: Arts and Humanities, Medical, Legal, Political Science
E-learning/Educational/Textbooks narrations
IVR Systems/Telephony/Phone Systems

Additional Services:
Translation services
Editing Services
Proofing

Testimonials

As a producer/director of foreign language audio programs and audio books, I am privileged to have worked with Adriana Sananes since 1993 on multiple Spanish language programs and as an English speaking audio book narrator as well. Adriana is simply my preferred voice talent (and the industry’s as well) for Spanish language children’s stories and teaching programs. She is the best. The dramatic nuance Adriana brought as an English speaker to the audio book version of Loving Che, by Ana Menendez, which I produced and directed for Highbridge Audio, permitted me to fully discover the depth and breadth of her formidable talent. She is a wonderful actress and storyteller.
Paul Ruben
Tribeca Audio, Inc.

Paul Ruben-Tribeca Audio, Inc

Adriana es la primera voz lectora de audiolibros en los Estados Unidos, sin lugar a dudas. Su acento y su interpretación sublime de los textos, la hacen inigualable en el negocio en español. Poseedora de un depurado estilo, con dominio de diferentes acentos e idiomas, Adriana es la voz ideal para cualquier tipo de producción audiovisual. Como director de Audiolibros (división en Español de Recorded Books, LLC), es un honor contar con el talento y la dedicación de Adriana.
Manuel Herrera
Rights Acquisitions
Director of AudioLibros
Recorded Books Productions

Manuel Herrera-Recorded Books

As a producer / engineer who specializes in foreign language recording, I depend greatly on the professionalism, accuracy and efficiency of my voiceover actors. Adriana has never failed to exceed my demands. Her talent guarantees that every project is completed with minimum waste, and maximum results.
Bruce Kaiser
KaiserSound LLC

Bruce Kaiser-KaiserSound LLC

Client List

MOMA
UNICEF
Lifetime
Citibank
AT&T
The Today Show
NBC Nightly News
NY1 Noticias
The United Nations
American Foundation for the Blind
Showtime
HBO Real Sports
HBO BAD
HBO 24/7
ABC News Interactive
Berlitz
Living Language
Rosetta Stone
Scholastic
Recorded Books
Audible Inc.
Brilliance Audio
Highbridge Audio
Bantam Books
McMillan
American Express
Continental Airlines
GNC
Star Alliance
Clinique
Ad Council

Payment Terms

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