Matthew Ian Welch
Los Angeles, California, US
Matthew is a versatile actor with a strong background in voice, improv comedy, and commercial acting. In 2017 he received StageSceneLA's Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role, and in 2016 was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for the LA 48-Hour Film Festival.
Matthew has appeared in national television commercials for Dodge and GMC, narrated spots for Porsche Cars North America, co-hosted the program, Monday Night Live, on KSPC 88.7 FM, and has contributed his voice to multiple films and television programs.
In addition to his experience as an actor, Matthew is a classically-trained baritone who has sung with over 50 ensembles and performed more than 40 musical roles across the Southland at Disney Concert Hall, A Noise Within, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Zipper Hall, The Ambassador Auditorium, The Broad Theater, and many of the region’s finest theatrical venues.
English (North American), English, English (British), English (Scottish), English (Irish)
British, Canadian, Eastern European, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, Irish Eastern (Leinster, Dublin), Irish Northern (Ulster, Belfast), Italian, Italian American, Mexican, North American, Russian, Scottish, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Highland, Inverness), US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US West Coast (California, Portland)
Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational
Narrator (The Race is On; Reach Entertainment/Porsche); Cash Fitzwater (Badass Security Handbook; Trinoceros Films); Narrator (Of Fables, Foibles, and Fancies; Lark/Dilijian Concert Series); Vocalist (Arlington; George David Kieffer); Vocalist (Healers; Michael G. Shapiro); Vocalist (Project Kevoisier; Ray Colcord)
Co-Host, Monday Night Live (KSPC 88.7 FM)
Drummer (March to a Different Drummer; Dodge Charger); Mike Tirico’s Personal Assistant (Never Say Never; GMC Yukon Denali)
FILM AND TELEVISION
Les Bootley (Last Words); Greg (Emoji Face); Korsakov (The Date Escape); Scott (The Virgin); Speed Dater (15 Minutes); Duane (Player of the Game); Charles Dickens Caroler (PBS)
Jeff (I Love You Because; Red Brick Road/Endeavor); Arthur Sullivan (Hail Poetry; Opera a la Carte); Benjamin Franklin (The Spell of Tradition; Mesopotamian Opera Company); Percy (A Close Encounter; Kevin Lax); Cesare Salzapariglia (Viva La Mamma; Pacific Opera Project); Curtis (The Taming of the Shrew; Lovers and Madmen); The Soothsayer / Lucius (Julius Caesar; A Noise Within); Sawtooth Bob (The Threepenny Opera; A Noise Within); Derrick / Dr. Hillier (Love Again; Kay Cole); The Mikado (The Mikado; Pacific Opera Project); Ko-Ko (The Mikado; Opera a la Carte); Young Ralph (The Last Romance; Theatre 40/Torrance Theater); Jack Point (The Yeomen of the Guard; Opera SLO/Sierra Madre Playhouse);
Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, Clarement, CA
Kalmenson and Kalmenson (Commercial Voice Acting)
Killian's Commercial Workshop (Commercial Acting)
Upright Citizens Brigade Graduate (Improv Comedy)
The Second City Conservatory (Improv Comedy)
Craig Wallace, Brian Reise, Jeremiah Comey (Film and Television Acting)
SAG-AFTRA Conservatory (Various Disciplines)
LA Classical Studio (Classical Singing)
Computer & Software
John Hardy Twin Servo Preamp, Audient ASP 880 HPF, RME Interface (AD/DA)
24 Hours for 1000 words or less; Std. for longer material
In addition to voice acting, I have a background in writing and can assist with copywriting and editing. I run a boutique music recording studio in Los Angeles. We offer tracking, mixing, and mastering using ProTools, and video editing with Adobe Premiere. I am a classically-trained professional singer, and I play the piano.
Voice Over Clients
Porsche Cars North America
KSPC 88.7 FM
Opera a la Carte
Lark Musical Society
The Roger Wagner Chorale
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