I would describe my voice to be the following: Clear, Professional, Bright, Articulate, Smooth, Warm, Authoritative, Fun and Sultry.
I also consider my voice to be very versatile, flexible and expansive in nature. For example: Melodic for jingles; Warm, deep and smooth for narrations and documentaries; Lively, upbeat, excited, energetic, motivating, soft and sultry for commercials; Knowledgeable and professional for presentations and infomercials; Fun, loud, aggressive, expressive, compassionate, authoritative, coy, variant and versatile for cartoons and game characters.
I am a trained, experienced method actor and character specialist.
English, English (British), Italian, Other, English (Australian)
Australian, British, Italian
Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I have had over 20 years extensive experience as a professional singer/ song writer, recording and voice–over artist. Having toured and worked with many well known and established artists and musicians both in Australia and in the UK, I have worked as a professional singer in the capacity of live bands as both lead singer and backing vocalist and as a studio recording and voice over artist in various studios around the globe.
My credits include:
Professional singing and recording artist, Studio session jingles & commercials for radio and TV ( spoken word and singing), Spokesperson and live announcer, In-house voice-over artist for the amusement and online casino game industries, Voice over artist for PC & console games specialising in both narration and character voice work. I specialise in English speaking voice overs primarily but I have also undertaken and conducted voice over projects in foreign languages such as Italian and Spanish. Additionally, in connection with the voice-over industry I have offered my services as a script proofreader, foreign language (Italian to English)translator and voice over artist.
1978 – 1982: Private Classical Singing Tuition (Bel Canto Technique) with Victoria State Opera Member Fiona Petrie.
1984: Trained with & worked in Voice-over’s & Radio Announcing for Radio station 3BBB in Australia.
1986 – 1988: Private Contemporary Singing Tuition & Live Voice Performances with Venetta Fields (who was ex- back-up singer for Tina Turner, John Farnham & Boz Scaggs).
1990: Acting/Drama studies; Movement & Presentation for singers syllabus. Graduate of The National Theatre Drama School.
(Phone hidden): ANZCA (Australian & New Zealand Cultural Arts), Singing & Voice Syllabus, Melbourne, Australia.
(Phone hidden): Drama & Voice Workshops; (Method/Stanislavski Acting Techniques) with Marcia Haufrecht of the “Lee Strasburg Institute”. Marcia has worked with many accomplished method actors such as Dustin Hoffman and Shelley Winters.
(Phone hidden): VMTA Associate Member. (Victorian Music Teachers Association Australia).
(Phone hidden): Trinity Voice Speech & Drama Syllabus with Private Trinity Tutor Jean Branigan, Melbourne,
Australia. Also studied Alexandrian Relaxation Therapy Techniques for Performers with Jean Branigan 1-1 private tuition.
SE Electronics Microphones SE 2200a, Beyer Dynamic
Computer & Software
Windows Based PC
Source Connect Pro, Behringer MX9000 Mixing Console, M Audio Delta 1010 to PC 24 bit to 96 khz Digital Recording System, Alesis 3630 Comp/Limiters, Mackie HR624mk2 Studio Monitors, SE Electronics Microphones SE 2200a, Beyer Dynamic, M Audio Ozone, Pro T
ftp, email, source connect, or via voices.com website
The following are some of my accents & characterisations: Well spoken English, British, Traditional G'day Australian, Well Spoken/Formal Australian Accent, Asian English Accent, Euro English Accent, English Italian Accent. I also can play varied characters such as: Mystical/witch like, game show host, story teller, professional business woman, secretary/receptionist, bright happy go lucky as well as both comical and serious personalities. I like to see myself as varied, innovative, creative and flexible in my approach and can design, create and adapt my voice to suit different accent techniques and characterisations, be it a specific individualistic character, animal character, animation or cartoon character.
Spoken Languages/Accents: Northern Italian Dialect, Italian, English Neutral, English British, Australian.
I am also a partner of Proworks-Audio Recording Studio which includes the following equipment: Source Connect Pro, Behringer MX9000 Mixing Console, M Audio Delta 1010 to PC 24 bit to 96 khz Digital Recording System, Alesis 3630 Comp/Limiters, Mackie HR624mk2 Studio Monitors, SE Electronics Microphones SE 2200a, Beyer Dynamic, M Audio Ozone, Pro Tools M Power 7.1, Reason 3, Sony Sound forge 9.
My additional skills include the following: Script Writing, Proof Reading and Copy Editing, Foreign Language Translations (Italian and English), Singing, Method Acting, Singing Coaching and Voice/Voice-over tutor.
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