Zehra Jane Naqvi  London, GB

Zehra Jane Naqvi
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Zehra Jane Naqvi

Zehra Jane Naqvi

Highlights

Looking for a voice actor with that Transatlantic or neutral English accent? Look no further!
As an Australian actress of British/Indian origin living in the UK and married to an American, my natural speaking is voice is precisely that ... TRANSATLANTIC.

Trained in Musical Theatre at the National Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, I am an experienced voice artist, actress and singer. From lead roles in musicals such as Bombay Dreams on the West End to feature films in Bollywood, India, I have worked extensively in straight theatre, film, television and radio for the last 14 years.

Over the course of my voice-over career, I have narrated short stories, performed lead roles in radio plays, corporate voice-over projects and I have provided singing vocals on numerous soundtracks for musicals. Because of my extensive background in singing and acting, I am also a fast sight reader and take direction extremely well.

Whatever your audio project, I can deliver your track in a variety of styles, characters and accents ranging from Transatlantic, native Australian( soft and broad), neutral and RP English accents to Indian(soft and broad) My voice type ranges from clear, melodious, animated, natural, confident and upbeat to serious, informative and sincere. My playing age ranges from teen, young adult to middle aged.

I also have a fully equipped home studio based in London and can deliver a track in under 24 hrs, if required.

Please do add me to your 'favourites' for future reference if you like what you hear and I look forward to collaborating with you on your next audio project!

Languages

English (Australian), English, English (British), English (Indian), Hindi

Accents

Transatlantic, Australian(native), Neutral English, RP, Indian, Middle Eastern

Ages

Child, Teen, Young Adult, Middle Aged

Special Skills

Cartoons, Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Videogames, Jingles, Podcasting, Television, Internet, Music

Experience

Samsung -Corporate Video
"Merck" for Mothers - voice-over for on-line video campaign
You Define - EMC - Corporate Video
Body Shop Online - Mother's Day Voice-Over
Genetipetz - Voice-Over for a on-line app
Elephant Games- twin ghosts Annie and Shirley - Video Game
"Forbidden Love" - dubbed voice-over a musical soundtrack - Christy Colburn
"Concessions" by Cate Bailey for Short story Radio.com - Narrator
Dr Who Radio Plays - Big Finish Productions
"Of Mothers and Little People" by Lucy Wood - Narrator
Heron Fleet - podcast of published novel by Paul Beatty
Original soundtrack of "South Pacific" - National Theatre cast recording
Lead vocals for demo recordings/ soundtracks for:
The Count of Monte Cristo - Michel Legrand
The Far Pavillions - Philip Henderson
Mr Christmas - Charles Miller
Dubbing for Bollywood feature film, "Dhan Dhan Dhan Dhan Goal"
Corporate voice over projects include:
Body Shop
Vodaphone
Pest Control choice over for training video - Angel Productions

Credentials

Education

Trained at the National Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
BA in English and Japanese
Diploma of Education
TESOL qualification

Associations

Equity

Studio

  • Microphone

    SE2200 Microphone

  • Computer & Software

    Garage Band, Mac Book Pro

  • Special Equipment

    Focusrite Saffire Pre-Amp, Isolation Shield

  • Delivery Methods

    MP3, WAV, FTP

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hrs

Service Description

Voice-over recording, editing, mixing and delivery as an MP3 or WAV file, or upload files via FTP.
Phone/Skype patch

Testimonials

"Heron Fleet is on the verge of publication and as a result I've only just turned to hearing the final form of the podcast voiced by Zehra. It was excellent and made the book sound so good I wondered if I'd actually written it all. Zehra's improvisation of the song and the tone she used in the incantation bit were inspired."


Paul Beatty - Author of Published book, Heron Fleet

I have worked with Zehra on a number of audio projects over the past few years. I have always found her to be extremely professional, well prepared and very personable. She takes direction well, and is adept at quickly getting into character and giving a wholly believable performance.

The stories we have recorded have required a variety of accents, characters and styles. Whatever the piece, Zehra's characterisations are always authentic.

Zehra is a versatile, collaborative actor, who is a pleasure to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend her for your audio project.

Ian Skillicorn - Producer of www.thestoryplayer.com

Zehra has worked with me on a number of occasions, in musicals and straight theatre. She has a terrific range and has played roles ranging from Indian children to American mothers, from contemporary Australian to RP. Her vocal versatility makes her completely convincing across age, ethnicity, class and period. Her extremely professional attitude and intelligent approach to the text means that she makes and sustains strong, clear choices.

Lucy Skilbeck - West End Director

Zehra is an exceptional singer, actress and performer.
She has recorded demos for me in the past singing the leading role in "Mr Christmas" and "The Return Of The Soldier".
She has performed in a review of my songs called "Build Me Bridge" at the Bridewell Theatre and Battersea Barge.
I highly recommend Zehra in any capacity that involves the arts.

Charles Miller - British Composer

Zehra's narration for Nightingale was profoundly moving. She managed to capture not just the voices but the essence of the major characters throughout the book. I was incredibly nervous to listen to this work narrated by the voice of another as these characters had lived in my head for many years by this time. I was afraid that I would listen to someone else's interpretation of my words and feel that they had missed what I was trying to convey in the story. Zehra brought my story to life in every way. I could not recommend her narrative skills high enough. Thank you for bringing Nightingale to life.

Andrea Bramhall - Author of published novel "Nightingale"

Client List

"Merck" for Mothers
EMC
Body Shop
Elephant Games
BBC Big Finish Productions
Short StoryRadio.com
The Storyplayer.com
Paul Beatty - author
Cate Bailey - author
Lucy Wood - author
UTV Motion Pictures
Vodaphone
Angel Productions
Cole Kitchenn
Andrew Fell Productions
National Theatre
Amazon
Charles Miller - composer

Payment Terms

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