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Michelle Thorson

Highlights

Vibrant. Casual. Natural. 20-30 something. Spanish. English. Animation. Children's voices. Tweens. Teen. 8-12 year old boys. Character. Impersonations. From boisterous laughs to bloodcurdling screams.
Dialects galore! Think: "Meryl Streep".
Can also whip up a mean Julia Child and belt out a magnanimous Ethel Merman. The voice of Sarah Palin in "Sarah Palin's Secret Diary", by Joey Green.

Languages

English, Spanish, Spanish (Iberian), Spanish (Latin American)

Accents

British, Eastern European, Irish, Latino, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

Animation Demos as Native American Boy for VIS Entertainment Pic, Scotland.
Animated CD Rom, GameCube™, Game Boy®, and PS/2® Series for Humongous Entertainment (Infogrames/Atari), Bothell, WA:
·Backyard Football, Hockey, Baseball, Basketball, & Skateboarding – Marky, Pete, Pablo, Curtis Joseph (child – Hockey), Randy Johnson (child –Baseball), Pedro Martinez (child – Baseball), Boom-Boom (boy - Baseball), Econo-Size (girl - Basketball), Erik Stream (Backyard Skater), Custom Girls: Hyper, Quiet, Glum (Skateboarding).
·Putt-Putt (Pep’s Birthday Surprise) – Putt-Putt (lead) and Mildred the Mailtruck.
Various Dialect and Narrative on Record Samples and Mixes for Chris Ballew (of Pres. of the USA), Seattle, WA.
Spanish Voice Talent for Data Collection with Voice Control Systems, Cambridge, MA and Unisys, Mexico, D.F.
Native American (dialect) Narrator for “Spirit Whistle” Documentary, Circle Rock Productions, Bainbridge Island, WA (in production).
Role of “Mamá” (Spanish-speaking) for Living Voices’ La Causa Touring Program (Humanities Washington Project Grant Award-Winner).
Director's Anti-smoking campaign demo - Klasky-Csupo, CD - Barbara Wright.
American Home Mortgage Campaign - English and Spanish.
Toshiba Medical Industrial - light latina accent.
MATC Enrollment Campaign – Spanish.
Lyn Goldfarb Productions – Spanish Docu-Film Narration.
MyBabyDotMD - Web/Flash Presentation - Securamed - Spanish.
Southern Native American - Gayland Schrader.
British and Hippy Aerobic Bacteria - "Trashpile", Harvest Moon Eco Installation.
Narrator - Pure Stock - Web Documentary - Mimi Productions
Anti-smoking PSA - "Filter" - Blissium - Sabrina Mance, Executive Producer.
Natalia (Russian + additional voices) - Dead Space
- EA Games -gNet.
Narrator - Springer Spanish Protocols - eBook
Narrator - McGraw Hill - Access Surgery
-alternative productions.
Children's Characters - Microsoft Industrial.
Elderly Latina - Daylight Design
-Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Kinoma - New Product Web Spots.
Spanish/English Prompts - IGT/Mark Scholl.
Castilian Spanish Announcer for MSN/Splash News demos.
Castilian Spanish Narrator - Catalyst - Silcotech Industrial.
Spanish Prompts - EyeViewDigital.
InterMediaWebWorks - Flash narration.
Joan of Arc, Mrs Einbock, Small Tom -
-Mushroom Age - NevoSoft / Big Fish Games, Inc.
Colorado Lottery Holiday "Eiffel Tower" Campaign - Spanish.
Spanish-accented (in English) Cancer Training Character, Consuela Olivera - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.
Bilingual, audiobook narrator, as 9-year-old, Paula - "Poster Girl".
T-Mobile, "I am a bright future," multiple characters/accents.
"Water for Life", narrator.
Rainforest Alliance: Maya Biosphere Reserve - Guatelmalan-accented narration, Mannic Media, NYC.
BreakThrough Performance Tech eLearning Module - Super Mentor (Hispanic) & Employee characters, LA.
Sarah Palin's Secret Diary, by Joey Green, Audiobook Narration - Sarah Palin, Produced by BFM Digital, LA.

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Film, Television, Print, and Stage Experience available upon request.

Credentials

Education

Yale Summer Drama Program, Yale University, New Haven, CT:
Speech & Voice: Jackie Farrington. Acting & Scene Study: Mark Brokaw. Improvisation of the Mind & Mask: Frank Torok.
Text Analysis: Rachel Shteir. Movement & Dance: Wesley Fata and Barbara Feldman.
Voice & Shakespeare’s Heightened Language, Intensive Workshop with Patsy Rodenburg , who heads the Voice Department at Britain’s Royal National Theatre and London’s Guildhall School of Speech and Drama. Chicago-based, via Michael Howard Studios, NYC.
The Canadian National Voice Intensive, lead by David Smukler and international faculty, focusing on Shakespeare and the Actor’s Voice.
School of Russian Art Theatre Intensive Program at The University of Illinois, Chicago, lead by:
Moscow Art Theatre Faculty, Slava Dolgachev, Sergei Shentalinsky, and Alexander Kulkov utilizing
Acting/Directing/Stage (combat) Movement techniques based upon the teachings of : Stanislavsky, Chekhov, Grotovsky, Meyerhold, Brecht, Vakhtangov.
TheFilmSchool, Seattle, WA: Screenwriting Intensive, Inaugural Class, Scholarship Recipient: Acting: Tom Skerritt. Structure & Directing: John Jacobsen. Character & Literature: Warren Etheredge. Personal Connection: Stewart Stern. Guest Lectures: Rick Stevenson.
Performance and Modern Culture with Don Boros, SUNY Binghamton.
Meisner Technique: Kay Martinovich and Eileen Vorbach, The Actors’ Center, Chicago, IL.
Voice-Over Techniques: Will Lebow, Collinge/Pickman, Boston, MA; Kathy Keyes, Chicago, IL.
Voice-Over Animation/Character Intensive: Cynthia Songé, Susan Blu technique, Blupka Productions, Studio City, California.
Monologue Techniques: Kurt Naebig, The Audition Studio, Chicago, IL; Janet Foster, (via NYC) in Seattle, WA.
Singing: Currently studying with Lucia Neare, Seattle, WA. Dance: Currently studying Salsa at Century Ballroom, Seattle, WA.
Bachelor of Arts: Spanish and Anthropology. Emphasis: Linguistics. Teaching Certificate: ESL. University of Montana.

Associations

SAG-AFTRA

Studio

  • Microphone

    Shure PG57 / MXL 990 Mic

  • Computer & Software

    MacBook Pro OS v. 10.5.4

  • Special Equipment

    ProTools v. 7.4.2 - MBox PreAmp

  • Delivery Methods

    E-mail, FTP, CD Overnight

  • Turnaround Time

    12-hour turnaround or quicker

Service Description

Projects voiced precisely above and beyond your expectations; on time and on-budget.

Payment Terms

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  • Business
    / 5 Peter Panas for Job #5571 MyBaby Spanish VoiceOver Great job! You can see your voice in action at www.mybaby.md within the next few days.
    Dec 10, 2007