I can offer readings that are warm; sincere; folksy and down-to-earth; intelligent and serious; sensual, sultry and sexy; dark, evil and powerful; sophisticated; authoritative; straightforward, clear and informative; and dramatic or comic, as might be needed. As a theater-trained actor, I understand how to create a character and a voice suitable for that character.
English (North American)
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), Irish, North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)
Middle Aged, Senior
I have years of experience in theater acting and have been a training-video scriptwriter and actor and a singer/business manager for an a cappella novelty quartet. I've written and voiced radio spots and acted in TV spots.
* ongoing voiceover coaching and training with Ray Nakamoto, Nakamoto Productions, Sacramento
* Summer Training Congress, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco: training in improvisation (Rafe Chase), Shakespeare (Drew Khalouf), speech evaluation and dialects (Lynn Soffer) and Meissner technique (Francine Landes)
* B Street Theatre Conservatory training
* B.A. theater, California State University, Fresno
* Mountview Drama School, acting classes, London, England
Computer & Software
iMac, Garageband, Audacity
Shure X2u, Sennheiser HD 280, M-Audio Studiophile AV40
E-mail, YouSendIt or other FTP, DVD-CD via express mail
24 hours or less for small jobs; variable for more involved projects
I have quick access to a professional studio offering full recording and postproduction services, as well as Phone Patch. I also have more than 30 years' experience as a newspaper and magazine writer and editor and can provide copywriting, copyediting or proofreading assistance for an additional negotiable fee.
"You have nailed EXACTLY what I am looking for. Your voice just captured exactly what I think Watkins is about, a down-home feel! Thank you!Watkins Vanilla
I can't thank you enough. We showed our DVD at our wedding reception, and it was a big hit. People said it was awesome! We have you to thank for that and for memories for years to come.Private customer, narration for Wiles wedding video
Voice Over Clients
Toth Brand Imaging
Clark & Rush Mechanical
Wiles Wedding Video
Production Blue Bait & Tackle Inc.
Tectonic Slide Entertainment
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