I've spent most of my life performing, starting in my early 20s with a three-decade career in radio. At the same time, I started filling up my off-air hours doing regional and local theater, sometimes acting in as many as five plays a year. I somehow kept that pace up until switching to publishing in 1997, when long hours and a lengthy commute forced me to cut back a bit. I remained on the air part-time just for fun and continued to do freelance voice-over work, but traded acting in plays for the short-form performance satisfaction of improvisational theater in Hartford, where I was a founding member of "Off The Cuff Improv," Connecticut's longest-running improv troupe. As a Living History reenactor, I often do first-person role-playing, something that allows me to combine my love of improvisational theater with my fascination for American history. I particularly enjoyed 19th-century role-playing over a five-year period at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, where I portrayed everything from a steamer captain to a lowly night watchman.
So, whether behind a microphone, on-stage before a live audience, attired as a Civil War soldier believably describing events at Gettysburg, or just making it up as I go along doing improv, communicating and performing are in my blood. My wealth of experience enables me to give high-quality, professional vocal performances first time, every time. From my home studio I'm ready to provide a wide range of delivery styles from warm to authoritative, high-energy to low-key, real-person delivery to character voices... and just about everything in between.
As a freelance writer/editor, I'm on the computer all day -- and that means I'm always available for your voice-over needs at a moment's notice.
English (North American)
British, Irish, North American, US General American (GenAm), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Broadcasting (some music, but primarily talk radio); stage theater work with more than 50 productions under my belt; improvisational theater; first-person historical role-playing; whining (convincingly) to get my way around the house.
Computer & Software
E-mail, FTP, snail mail
Depends on project length, of course, but usually an hour or two at most
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