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Chris Okawa

  Phoenix, Arizona, US

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Chris Okawa

Phoenix, Arizona, US


Chris is a vibrant, yet grounded voice talent, with the classical acting training chops to go the distance. Be it conventional commercial work or a zany video game character, he's your guy! His youth and sense of humor allow him to bring a fresh new angle to his projects, and his inherent passion for the work makes him a reliable and speedy choice. He's loved working in the industry the past 6 years and founded a private recording studio in 2015: Cricket Sound, where he and his studio partners now work.


English (North American), English, French (Parisian)


Arabic, British, Caribbean, Caribbean (Jamaican Patois), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex), French, French (Parisienne), German, Irish, North American, Russian, Scottish (Highland, Inverness), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), West African


Middle Aged, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Internet, Radio, Television, Videogames


Chris holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Arizona. He has been doing voiceover professionally for six years, getting his start in theatrical pre-show announcements before getting picked up by commercial, animation, videogame and audiobook contracts. He is an narrator contractable through where he's done a variety of Audiobooks. In 2015 he founded his own studio from which he works: Cricket Sound.

Another of his passions is comedy, and he looks to incorporate approachable humor when possible in his product. He brings tremendous passion and joy to his work but is fiercely competitive in the market.

Chris' resonant, soothing narrations as well as broad-ranged character voices make him ideal for projects ranging from commercials and documentaries to animation and videogame characters.



BFA University of Arizona, Musical Theatre


  • Microphone

    Blue Baby Bottle

  • Computer & Software

    Adobe Audition

  • Special Equipment

    Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface, HD Skype Calling & Phone Patch

  • Delivery Methods

    AIFF, MP3, WAV via Email or Voices' File Server

  • Turnaround Time

    12hrs, unless stated in proposal

Service Description

Cricket Sound is Chris' professional studio that has been producing consistently professional, competitive voicework for the past two years. Chris has had the privalege of a broad range of project experiences and will get the job done right, the first time - whether it's character, commercial, narrative, or otherwise.


"I was also impressed with the narrator, Chris Okawa. His energetic voice brought the characters to life and was a joy to listen to."

Torrie R. (

"Awesome work. Really quick to iterate. I strongly advise you to work with Chris!"

Pierre G. of Prizm Music

Voice Over Clients

Big Brothers Big Sisters (TV, National)
US Open
Houston Ballet (TV, Regional)
Bob Evans Restaurants
Calgary Transit
Prizm Music
Matrix Fitness
Cambio Technologies
Zira PC

Frostburn Studios - Heroes of Newerth - Vanquish the Gladiator

Industry Games - Kings and Heroes - Orc, Elf, and Dwarf player characters; The Cultist, Branded Orc General

Lionroar Games - Fringe Theory - Foster

MR. SADPANTS - Mr. Sadpants - Dir. Wade Shields
TOUGH - Narrator - UofA Film Dept.


University of Arizona
Boomer Marketing
BrandPier Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Aloft Hotels
Copperstar Repertory Theatre

Mason Street Warehouse
University of Arizona Dance Theatre
Arizona Repertory Theatre
Copperstar Repertory Theatre
Charleston Stages
As You Wish

Mason & Manchester Publishing - THE INDIGO THIEF
J.R. Tate Publishing - THROUGH SMOKE

Consultation/Coaching Clients
Sandy Zwier
Kate Strauss
Drew Nichols (Composer)
Taylor Hudson ( Talent)
Michael Calvoni ( Talent)
Elliot Brietta ( Talent)
Lauren Bardon ( Talent)

Payment Terms

Hire Chris as a voice actor. Payment is made through SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

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Commercial Reel 399 Listens

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Wry Commentary 34 Listens

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Video Game Reel 91 Listens

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Conversational Ad 58 Listens

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E Learning - European & American 121 Listens

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Urban Youth 73 Listens

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*NEW Aloft Hotels ISDN 4 Listens

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The Indigo Thief (Teen, Characters) 47 Listens

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Corporate Web Ad 76 Listens

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Piglet & Pooh Phonecall 31 Listens

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Animation Demo 57 Listens

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Punk Rocker 58 Listens

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  • Cartoons
    / 5 Ryan Wallace for Job #197339 Voices - Non-broadcast - Short Film - Storytelling, Dramatic, Engaging Stellar work Chris! 5 ++ STARS
    Sep 9, 2016
  • Videogames
    / 5 dexter ballard for Job #197309 Announcer for Interactive Tennis Game In addition to having a great, professional voice, Chris was super prompt with his delivery and replies to our requests. We will definitely keep him in mind for future projects as well!
    Aug 24, 2016
  • Television
    / 5 katy bomar for Job #185344 Houston Ballet "Giselle" Great voice. Easy to work with.
    Jun 13, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Brad Bramer for Job #185008 The Gift of Desperation Thanks for the work Chris. And thank you for working under a tight deadline. Much appreciated.
    May 10, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Tarik Rasidagic for Job #185016 Product Catalog VO Quick and professional.
    May 5, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Pierre Gochgarian for Job #162833 Product Video - Prizm awesome work. Really quick to iterate. I strongly advise you to work with Chris !
    Nov 9, 2015
  • Television
    / 5 Katie Weed for Job #158096 (RUSH) Voices - National TV spot - BigBrothers/BigSisters (not for profit) 5++ stars!
    Oct 20, 2015
  • Videogames
    / 5 Uriah Findley for Job #155967 The Buyer Call Thank you for your work!
    Sep 30, 2015
  • Videogames
    / 5 Frostburn Studios for Job #154639 Carpophorus The Vanquisher Wonderful read. He was amazing. You should try him out!
    Sep 4, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Laxmi Kotte for Job #153888 Voice for Introduction of the app. Its great working with Chris Okawa. Looking forward to work with him on more projects.
    Sep 4, 2015