Heather Barnes  Los Angeles, CA, US

Heather Barnes
/ 5 11 Reviews
Heather Barnes

Heather Barnes

Heather Barnes - Commercial Reel 2015

Highlights

CLICK THE RED <3 HEART TO ADD ME TO YOUR FAVORITES! Heather, a Los Angeles voice actor, has a bright, sweet, youthful, spunky, energetic, girl next door type voice. Heather’s friendly, lovable, relateable, conversational, and believable chatter is perfect for charming and engaging listeners (think Drew Barrymore in The Wedding Singer). She is also accomplished with heartwarming, nurturing, motherly, soothing, caring, and trustworthy tones (think Lori Loughlin in Full House). Heather can do sexy, sultry and seductive as well as sophisticated, luxurious, conceited and snobby (similar to Goldie Hawn in Overboard). She can do realistic non-announcy sounding conversations, biting and passionate arguments, and comfortable and convincing peer to peer sales pitches. CONTACT: hlbarnes09@gmail.com Heather is very good with dramatic and/or melodramatic and suspenseful promotional materials, yet she is also very good at sounding natural, as though she is not acting at all. Heather has a wide variety of interesting characters in her repertoire such as classic 1930s and 40s radio announcers, vampy noir seductress, gypsy fortune-teller, diner waitress, idiotic ditz, California valley girl, sinister villain, sexy witch (Maleficent), old hag witch (Snow White Witch), superhero (She-Ra), science geek, nasal nerd, quirky girl (Moaning Myrtle), twitchy or nervous girl, awkward girl, crying and cooing baby, sweet or evil little kid, robot, anthropomorphic animals, innocent and wholesome Disney princess (Cinderella), depressed goth chick, schoolyard bully, and so much more! Heather can also channel the vocal qualities of legendary Hollywood actresses such as Marilyn Monroe and Mae West. Heather is experienced in a variety of accents and dialects including British R.P., Cockney, Irish, U.S. Southern (Appalachian and Southern Belle), Boston, New York (Gangster, Brooklyn), U.S. Western (Frontier, Surfer Girl, Stoner Chick, Valley Girl) French, German, Italian, Hungarian, Russian, Spanish, Mexican and more! While using any of these accents or dialects, Heather can take on various pitches and tones and can even add speech impediments, interesting noises and characterizations that set her characters apart from the rest. Heather can do it all from commercials, promotional materials, movie trailers, podcasts, audio books, corporate industrial narration, documentaries, telephone system and IVR recordings, animation, video games, cartoons and character voices. DON’T FORGET TO ADD ME TO YOUR FAVORITES FOR YOUR NEXT PROJECT!

Languages

English (North American), English, Spanish

Accents

Boston, New York (Brooklyn, Gangster), United States South (Southern Belle, Appalachian), United States Western (Valley Girl, Surfer, Stoner, Frontier) British (R.P., Cockney, Irish) Italian, French, German, Spanish, Mexican, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian etc.

Ages

Child, Teen, Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Cartoons, Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Videogames, Podcasting, Television, Internet

Experience

I have been acting for the stage for 15 years, performing in multiple states for multiple theater companies across the country. I have also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in theater arts from Castleton State College in Castleton, Vermont.

In addition, I have worked for large corporate retail companies such as Hershey, Barnes & Noble, and FYE where I gained extensive knowledge on retail advertising and commercial marketing. I have also been employed with such esteemed entertainment companies as the Walt Disney World Resort, Madame Tussauds New York and Hollywood (Merlin Entertainment), Warner Bros. Studios, Wizard World Comic Con and the world renowned Cirque du Soleil. I am also a Trivia Quizmistress / Emcee two nights a week two drinking establishments in Los Angeles.

Credentials

Education

In 2008 I graduated from Castleton State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater arts a minor in English literature. I have performed on stages in Vermont, New York, Florida, Nebraska, and California and have taken multiple courses in voice over acting with Aliso Creek Productions in Burbank, CA.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Blue Yeti Pro USB Mic (24 bit / 96 kHz)

  • Computer & Software

    HP Pavilion dv5, PRO TOOLS, Audacity 2.0.2

  • Special Equipment

    Musician's Gear Double Pop Filter, Phone Patch

  • Delivery Methods

    E-mail, FTP, .aiff, .WAV, .mp3 formats, Dropbox, Yousendit, Regular Mail (CD, DVD)

  • Turnaround Time

    1 Day or as needed by the client

Service Description

I have high-quality recording equipment in my home available for use at any time, so my recordings are always top quality. And in emergency situations, I conveniently live within minutes of multiple professional recording studios!

In college I studied English and I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater, so you will find that I am extremely well-spoken with clear and precise diction. I read tricky sentence streams seamlessly, pronounce difficult and/or looong words with ease, and interpret the tones and meanings of scripts in a professional and profitable way.

As a hard-working, organized, punctual, creative and reliable individual, you will find that I am the perfect choice for your voice over project!

ADD ME TO YOUR VOICES.COM FAVORITES TO FIND ME EASILY FOR YOUR NEXT PROJECT!

Testimonials

Heather is a joy to work with! She is fast, flexible and takes direction well.

Martine Lacroix, MRRL Productions

Client List

Marymount Manhattan College, Castleton State College, Martine Lacroix (MRRL Productions), William Bradford (Independent Filmmaker), Dr. Allen D'Angelo (Archer Ellison, Inc.), Hasan Kahn (Casual Game Company, Pakistan), Natalya Chumak (Elephant Games, Ltd.), Josh Beirnes (Flint Learning Solutions).

Payment Terms

Hire Heather for voice-over work. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

To contact Heather Barnes about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.

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Heather Barnes

1 / 5

Great Work!

From
Sam Park
Apr 7, 2015
2 / 5

Great Job. Very versatile and talented voice actor. Was professional, quick and responded to our needs.

Mar 19, 2015
3 / 5

Thank you so much Heather!
Heather is super professional, versatile and attentive.
We would love to collaborate again in the future!

Jul 28, 2014
4 / 5

We really enjoy working with Heather. Thank you so much!

Mar 18, 2014
5 / 5

Feb 11, 2014
6 / 5

From
Hasan Kahn
Aug 27, 2013
7 / 5

Working on several characters at a time is never easy, but Heather did great job on this project!

Mar 14, 2013
8 / 5

From
Hasan Kahn
Feb 23, 2013
9 / 5

Feb 22, 2013
10 / 5

Heather you brought life to our project. You're incredibly talented. For my project you brought a sense of realism and energy to the work that is rare... and wonderful. Thanks so much.

Jan 19, 2013
11 / 5

Awesome job: patient and open and versatile.

Dec 8, 2012