Louise Saint-Claire

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA • 2:50 PM Local Time

5.0 • 178 Reviews

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British/Neutral/Various styles/accents
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Internet Video 317

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British/Neutral accent Upbeat
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Business 121

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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

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

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

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Samson COIU Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone

Computer & Software

Audacity

Special Equipment

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

About Louise Saint-Claire

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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Very Professional

14 people said Louise was a professional inside and outside the studio.

Excellent Audio Quality

5 people said Louise’s audio quality exceeded their expectations.

Great Communicator

3 people said Louise communicated clearly and quickly.

P IVA 11681121007

Oct 23, 2020

Hi Louse,

finally, the guys from FAO said OK... sorry for the delay, many bureaucratic steps before closing.

You work has been excellent as usual. I hope to contact you soon for the next one!

Un saluto

Federico

www.nacne.eu

Internet Video Job #420978 • English (South African) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Mibaco Limited

Oct 22, 2020

It's been a pleasure working with Louise on audio projects. Louise is very professional and takes direction well. Thanks Louise for delivery the audios within time and budget.

Regards,

Ajit

Internet Video Job #422329 • English (British) • Young Adult (18-35)

Quicksilver Studios

Oct 9, 2020

Business Job #419999 • English (British) • Middle Aged (35-54)

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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