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Mary Kootsikas

Kansas City, Missouri, US



Voice Styles: Friendly, fun, sassy with a wry twist, wise-warm-mom, professional yet approachable, flat-dry-sarcastic, gal-next-door




US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes)

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54)

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Radio, Television


Audiobook narrator with a desire to expand into documentaries, commercials, corporate, and eLearning voice over.
My completed audiobooks include a 2 hour romance novel titled "Weeping Willow" and a 10 hour suspense thriller "Trapped".
Another book is now being recorded, an 11 hour romantic suspense thriller called 'A 3rd Time to Die'.



BS Telecommunications Management - DeVry
Great Voice Company - NYC - Voice Over Training Institute (VOTI) with Susan Berkley
D-Squared Media Productions - NYC - VOTI - with Adriana Davis
Actor Training Studio - KCMO - with Andy Garrison
Patrick Fraley's TV/Film Documentary & eLearning Narration Course Study
Nancy Wolfson BrainTracks
Audacity course - Larry Hudson
VO Atlanta Conference
Midwest VO Conference



Rode NT1, Apogee MiC

Computer & Software

Laptop and iPad; Audacity

Special Equipment

Yamaha AG03 Mixing Console

Delivery Methods

Various; open to client requirements

Turnaround Time

Various; open to client requirements


"Ms. Kootsikas is truly a wonderful voice-actor! Her work with my book "Weeping Willow" surpassed my expectations. She comes highly recommended."

Ms Blue Belcita, Author of Weeping Willow

“During my work with Mary, I found her to be a versatile voice talent with much to offer in many areas including the Commercial, E-Learning, and Corporate Non-Broadcast niches! Mary’s voice is a wonderful addition to our Great Voice Company roster of Voice Over Talent!”
Susan Berkley, President – The Great Voice Company, www.greatvoice.com

The Great Voice Company

“I truly enjoyed directing Mary! She is flexible when receiving direction, and she has a unique sound quality to her voice that is fresh with sensibility and yet passionate too. She is dedicated to the craft of Voice Over and her clients will not be disappointed!”
Adriana Davis, Producer/Writer/Editor - D-Squared Media, NYC

D-Squared Media, NYC

I decided to use Amazon's ACX audio book format to produce an audio book for my first novel, Trapped.After listening to samples from a variety of producers, I invited about 6 to audition. After listening to those, my decision was easy.

Mary Kootsikas gave the characters more emotion and excitement than any of the others. Her reading of Trapped was more than I expected. She managed different voices perfectly, and brought a real sense of who the characters were and what they were experiencing.

Was I really happy about Mary's performance? I'm about to contract her for my second novel, A 3rd Time to Die. That should tell you everything. I highly recommend her.

George A Bernstein
Award-winning, Amazon Top 100 Author

George A Bernstein
The Suspense Guy

George A Bernstein, Author of Trapped

Voice Over Clients

Ms. Blue Marie Balcita, author
Mr George A. Bernstein, author

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