Louise Saint-Claire

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA • 2:33 AM Local Time

5.0 • 165 Reviews

Demos

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British/Neutral/Various styles/accents
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Internet Video 244

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British/Neutral accent Upbeat
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Business 90

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Louise Saint-Claire warm technical explainer/corporate no music
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Louise Saint-Claire

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (South African), English (Australian), English (New Zealand), English, Afrikaans, English (African)

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Accents

Australian, British, Eastern European, England - East (East Anglia, Cambridge, Hertfordshire), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French (Standard International), German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Mediterranean, North American, Russian, Scottish, South African, South African (Afrikaans), African (General)

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

24 hours or sooner depending on time difference

Microphone

Samson COIU Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone

Computer & Software

Audacity

Special Equipment

Samson PSOI Pop Filter, Shock Mount, Space Reflection SE electronics

About

Overview

Louise has an extremely VERSATILE, WARM, ENGAGING, BELIEVABLE, CONFIDENT, NATURAL, PROFESSIONAL, KNOWLEDGEABLE, GENUINE, CARING, HIGHLY LISTENABLE VOICE and has the ability to perform many different ACCENTS, CHARACTERS and AGE GROUPS, including MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS, PHARMACISTS, NURSES, CEO's, DIVAS from the DOWN TO EARTH to the OVER THE TOP. SULTRY and SEXY, CHEEKY and BRIGHT!
Louise is passionate about VOICE WORK and is proficient in many different styles CONVERSATIONAL, MOTIVATIONAL, CALMING, ENERGETIC, REALISTIC, SEXY, AMUSING, SOFT SELL, HARD SELL, CORPORATE, BUSINESS, EDUCATIONAL and UNDERSTATED.
Louise can provide a WELCOMING, PROFESSIONAL voice for your IVR, VOIP, ON HOLD MESSAGING or PHONE ANSWERING SERVICE.
Louise will bring any AUDIO BOOK to life and recreate THEATER OF THE MIND
When voicing CORPORATE and AUDIOVISUALS Louise is BELIEVABLE, PROFESSIONAL, CONFIDENT, AUTHORITATIVE and SINCERE.
When it comes to E-LEARNING and EDUCATIONAL voice work, she comes across as MOTIVATIONAL, INFORMATIVE, INTELLIGENT, WARM, FRIENDLY and GENUINE.

Louise is RELIABLE, CREATIVE, FOCUSED, MOTIVATED , HARD WORKING and takes DIRECTION WELL.

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Service Description

Clean, edited high quality sound tracks..
Professional and friendly .
Can self direct or is available on Skype.

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Experience

Louise is a versatile, award winning actress and voice artist with over 30 years experience.
Louise has performed in many films, television series and theatre productions since 1981 playing a variety of roles both comedic and dramatic, performing characters with North American, British (RP and regional), German, Scottish and a variety of South African accents including neutral English South African, Afrikaans and other South African dialects.
Louise has always had a love for radio and all things voice related and has worked consistanly since 1981 performing in many radio serials and dramas playing a variety of different characters for SAfm (National Radio Station).
Currently she can be heard on SAfm's RADIO VUKA which is a daily RADIO SOAP that has been running since 2009. Louise performs the roles of Veronica, a middle aged actress and DORIS, an interfering senior citizen and Ivana, a Russian model.
Louise has read Poetry and numerous Audio Books both for children and adults also for SAfm.
From 1989 to 2007 Louise presented and read News on SAfm, 5fm and 94.7fm Radio. During that time Louise created the voice of hilarious and much loved character Thelma, a senior citizen with a penchant for cocktails. She also voiced other colorful characters from all walks of life including Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth, Margerate Thatcher and local politicians Thuli Madonsela and Helen Zille.
Since leaving university Louise has done many voice overs for Television and Radio in different styles from Soft Sell and Sexy to Conversational and Corporate, Hard sell and Bright to Character voices and Announcer Tags.
Louise has voiced several animation series such as Maja the Bee and Ball Town, she is the voice of Josh in The Magic Cellar and Ma Roach in Illuminati.
Louise has been coaching privately for performance, voice and accent training since 2002 and gives vocal, accent and performance master classes and workshops privately and for AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) and for the University of Witwatersrand School of Drama.
Louise is the vocal and dialect coach for the Indigo View Academy of Acting

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Client List

Comfort Fabric Softener
Sannex
Mercedes Benz
Lux
Garnier
SAfm
Link Pharmacy
Toyota
Virgin Atlantic
Investec
Discovery
Gladwrap
Just Property Group
Ponstan
Chrysler
Rainbow
Canesten
MTN
Mica
National Geographic
Incredible Connection
Kellogs
1 Time Airlines
Europcar
First National Bank
Panasonic
Ensure
Coricraft
Boardmans
Cell C
Vodacom
Easy wear
Edutain Distribution
Bioter Health
Morningside Dispensary
Ford

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Education

Matriculated from St Marys School in Johannesburg in 1976
Attended The University of Cape Town for four years from 1977. Graduating with a Performers Diploma in Drama in 1980.

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Reviews 5.0

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West Entertainment

Apr 2, 2020

Movie Trailers Job #383127 • Airline Promo - May 2020

Voices.com

Apr 2, 2020

Another amazing project with Louise! She did a great job of bringing this character to life! Thank you!

Videogames Job #381375 • Video Game - Character 12 - To

Voices.com

Mar 13, 2020

Business Job #371116 • Medical explanatory video - British English

Testimonials

Loiuse Saint-Claire has worked as a freelance vocal performer for SAfm SABC for many years, performing in countless radio dramas, promos, billboards and book readings. She is currently performing in a long running radio serial, Radio Vuka.
Louise is extremely versatile and has the ability to bring characters to life with her voice. She is reliable, friendly and always gives more than just whats required.
We love working with her and I highly recommend her talents.

Julia Anne Malone/ Head of Drama SAfm, SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation)

Its always a pleasure working with Louise - she gets the job done really fast, takes direction superbly and has a great voice. One of the best voice artists in the country, clients just love her.

Jane Askew/ Head of Copy Publicis/ Creative strategy The Hired Hand

Louise is one of our country's most versatile, professional and truly generous – in time, effort and range – voice artists. I have had the privilage of working with her on many commercials and long form voice overs, including consistently on two multinational brands namely, LUX for Unilever, as well as Kelloggs All Bran. A favourite with clients for her impeccable attention to detail and with me and my team for the elevated creativity she brings to every single recording, no matter how big or small. I give her the highest recommendation.

Julia Rutherford, Executive Creative Director, ex JWT and Ireland Davenport (member of the WPP Group).

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