Toronto, Ontario, CA
Michael Wex is a New York Times bestselling author and one of the originators of adult storytelling in Toronto. He has worked extensively in storytelling, spoken word, radio, voice overs and audio books. Although generally assumed to be American, Michael is a native of Southern Alberta and is thoroughly at home in both standard and western Canadian dialects. He also speaks fluent Yiddish and is known for his mastery of Yiddish accented English.
He does a pitch perfect impression of classic movie actor Walter Brennan.
English (North American), Yiddish, Hebrew
Canadian, Canadian (West), US General American (GenAm), Yiddish
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
Michael won a 2008 Audiofile Earphones Award for the audiobook Just Say Nu, which he also wrote. He was for many years a regular on such CBC radio programs as Cloud Nine and Metro Morning. He can be heard in the recent documentaries Deli Man and Theodore Bikel: In the Footsteps of Sholem Aleichem.
He is a sought-after MC for top-level klezmer concerts and has appeared twice in this role at Carnegie Hall.
Graduate degrees in English and Medieval Studies.
Focusrite Scarlett Studio CM25 large diaphram cardiod condenser mic
Computer & Software
Lenovo Windows 10 solid state drive Ideapad with Audacity and Cubase LE
Scarlett Solo preamp interface, Skype, SE reflection filter
MP3, WAV, Dropbox, Email, FTP
Thirty years' experience of voice work plus a professional home studio set-up means you'll get exactly what you need every time, on time.
Michael Wex is a national treasure.Living Traditions
Voice Over Clients
St. Martin's Press
Harper Collins Publishers
Talon International Development Inc.
Cohen Media Group
Sudden Storm Productions
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