Laura has a dynamic range that includes warm authority, knowledge and wisdom, trustworthy, soothing, melodic and accessible. She is a great and skilled actor that can do character voices, and be hilarious or serious as needed. She would be wonderful for commercials, video games, cartoons, narration, audiobooks and testimonials.
English (North American)
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), Irish, North American, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
The Freedom Of The Heart - Narration Horse Documentary 2012
Displacement - Short - Character voiceover 2010
Children's Book Professional Recording with Scott Deal for book pitch, 2009
"If The Walls Could Talk" - Character (played a chair) Movie Short
Various commercial copy and Narration for a documentary for my copywriting students at Miami Ad School, Advertising Agency (non paid)
I am an experienced veteran actor and professional improviser (that is my day job).
I have been taking Advanced Commercial Acting and Voiceover classes as well for professionalism, experience, confidence in my skills, and comfort using my voiceover studio.
A year of commercial acting classes (Beginning through Advanced) at John Howard Swain, Full Circle Productions in San Francisco
Beginning and Advanced Voiceover at Berkeley Rep with Sally Clawson (who also works at Voice One in San Francisco)
Plus - BA in Theatre Arts from UCSC, Advanced Acting classes at ACT and Stand Up Comedy at Berkeley Rep, Improv classes at BATS Improv, related to acting/improv skills
Computer & Software
MacBook Air, Audacity
AudioBox, Professional Soundproofing
Email, FTP, Dropbox
24-48 hours, depending on length (could be sooner if short)
Editing audio and writing.
Laura Derry is not only a wonderful expressive actress but Laura also has a very beautiful voice. Her mastery intonations with her sensitive approaches to atmosphere and rhythm lead the audience into the emotional world of wherever the Client or Director wants her to go. Laura is highly professional, quick and witty, kind, and it's simply a great pleasure and honor to work with her. Laura has been the leading actress in my award winning film DISPLACEMENT and has given her wonderful voice to my internationally acclaimed award winning documentary THE FREEDOM OF THE HEART-THE FOAL STORY.Jolanda Ellenberger, Screenwriter and Director of Ellenberger Productions, Switzerland
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