*I have often been told that my voice reminds people of Garrison Keillor.
*I have the ability to do a lot of colorization in low registers.
*I am a veteran actor and have done one-man-shows that have demanded a lot of strength and versitility.
*I have considerable range in pitch, intensity, and volume.
*My background in Englsh and theatre, coupled with my voice suits me particularly well for audio-books.
English (North American), English
Middle Aged, Senior
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Actor/Storyteller/Musician: School Assembly Service, Chicago, Illinois, (1978-1980)
Actor/Director: Old Creamery Theatre Company, Garrison, Iowa (1976-1977)
Actor: Little Theatre of the Rockies, Greely, Colorado (1970-1971)
Minister: Wheaton, Illinois, (1989-2011); Sioux Falls, South Dakota, (1985-1989)
I have both led and attended many workshops and seminars on storytelling, acting, and screenwriting.
I have earned six credit hours of undergraduate screenwriting from the College of DuPage (2009-2010)
*Provided many voices for the Denver Puppet Theatre (1978)
*Played several Biblical characters in the LEFT BEHIND series done by Gap Digital. (Wheaton, IL 2000-2001)
*Played Doc Matthews, one of the major supporting characters in the LEFT BEHIND series. (Wheaton, IL 2000-2001)
*Directed several historical projects for high school and adult educational materials. (Grand Rapids, MI 1984-1985)
B.A. English, speech/communications, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa 1968
M.A. Theatre, Universtiy of Northern Colorado, 1971
M.Div.Calvin Theological Seminary, 1985
Computer & Software
PC laptop (3G Ram), Audacity & ProTools Essential
shock mount, pop filter, sound proofed room, Sennhieser HD280 headphones
email .mp3 and .wav; CD's by USPS
a few hours
* I have done lots of English characters.
*Have done lots of character voices -- can do swarthy and lowdown and creepy.
*Can also do cartoonish fools and cute personified animals.
*Have a pretty good assortment of barn animal immitations.
Voice Over Clients
Gap Digital, Wheaton, Illinois
Faith Alive Publications, Grand Rapids, Michigan
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