Marlena possesses a very versatile voice and can play a variety of ages including children (female), teens, young women and middle-aged women. Her voice can exude warmth, be friendly, clear and concise, confident, commanding and professional. Marlena is also a musical vocalist, who is able to perform jingles and has talent in the area of songwriting.
English (North American)
North American, Spanish
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
Marlena hales from Bridgeport, CT where she was born and raised. Her musical beginning
started in the church, where at the age of four she sang in the church choir. She performed
solos in church and with various gospel choirs throughout Connecticut. She attended college
for a couple of years, and then decided to explore opportunities on the stage and other
Her Connecticut accomplishments consist of playing the role of Glinda in the WIZ at the
Downtown Cabaret Theatre in her hometown of Bridgeport. She performed Chiffon in
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the role of Dulcie in THE BOYFRIEND and was in the
ensembles of The Mystery of Edwin Drood and SWEET CHARITY. She performed at a
ceremony for the Special Olympics in Waterbury, CT, and was a featured vocalist in the
productions A BROADWAY REVUE and A SALUTE TO U.S. TROOPS. She was a lead
vocalist in the James Daniel Band/Orchestra out of Stamford, CT.
Her television credits include being featured in the SHOWER SINGERS segment of the
JOE FRANKLIN SHOW (WWOR Channel 9, NY/NJ), on the cable show How To Succeed
In Show Business By Really Trying, and in the CBS TV special A Schtick and a Dream.
Her New York City accomplishments include being filmed in the Shower Me music video
for the group Surface, performing as a cabaret act at the Beef Steak Charlies Lounge,
appearing at the Apollo Theatre for Amateur Night at the Apollo and also performed with
the band JUST US as a lead vocalist.
Her Seattle, WA credits include performing with the groups Shades, Hit Explosion,
Funkalicious and Brickhouse as a lead vocalist. Her theatre experience in Seattle found
her participating in the Broadway-bound staged reading of Cheryl L West’s gospel play
Rejoice!, which was directed by Kenny Leon , (who also directed the New York Broadway
production of A Raisin in the Sun), where she played Auntie A and was part of the
ensemble. She has also peformed at the Taste of Tacoma, The Bite of Seattle and at the
Children’s Theatre where she performed the song I Go All To Pieces written by Kathy
McDonald, during the promotion of the play We Are Not Good Girls, written by grammy-nominated vocalist Kate Hart.
In North Carolina she co-directed and co-wrote the play History of the Black Church and
performed the role of the narrator, was featured vocalist and was part of the ensemble.
Recorded a commercial voiceover for a local vendor in Tarboro, NC in 2006 advertising a discount for purchasing merchandise from the merchant.
HB Studios - New York City
Blue Snowflake Condenser Mic
Computer & Software
Acer Laptop running Windows 7 - Audacity - Wavepad - NCH File Converter
Email- Formats: MP3, Wav
24 hours or less
All recording work is done from Marlena's home studio and delivered through Voices.com . It is recorded in most audio formats per request. The turn-a-round time is within 24 hours of receiving instructions.
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Marlena is also willing stop by a recording studio of the client's choice, if you are in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area.
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