I'm Cenophia (or Nophi), and my voice is as unique as my name! My voice has relaxed confidence, or animated high energy, to match a wide range of projects! (Radio / Television / Web Commercials, Promos, Film / Book Trailers, PSAs, Call to Action Spots, Whiteboard / Explainer Videos, E-Learning Modules, Automated Voice Messaging, Apps, Software Commands, Troubleshooting and much more) I can portray the friendly girl next door, an enthusiastic teen, a savvy millennial, an informed expert, a wise beyond their years child, a poetic storyteller, a sarcastic rebel, a caring advocate... and all with an approach that is natural, and believable.
My versatile voice can also be described as:
• Warm, conversational, and friendly.
• Straight talking, genuine, and honest
• Sassy, strong attitude, and no nonsense
• Wry, sarcastic, and humorous.
• Sexy, smooth, sultry, and attractive
• Fun, youthful, playful, and upbeat (Gen X,Y,Z)
• Authentically urban, trendy, and hip
• Calming, motivational, and reassuring
• Confident, strong, and knowledgeable.
• Thoughtful, caring, and concerned
• Sophisticated, and professional.
• Slightly raspy, and edgy
And is most commonly described as simply Cool.
I can play a variety of characters for on-line Animation, Cartoons, Video Games, Apps, and Film - ranging from tough little boy, to a Marilyn Monroe type bombshell, to that girl from the hood with an attitude, to a sweet princess, to an evil old witch. I'm comfortable with over the top characters, as well as realistic characters. I have great comedic timing, and have experience playing both funny roles, and serious / dramatic roles.
I am also an experienced session vocalist (Soprano w/ whistle tone) with experience singing various musical styles, as well as arranging vocals / harmony by ear, and doing musical parodies & jingles.
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English (North American), English
Neutral North American / U.S., Various New York & New Jersey dialects, Various American Southern dialects, Authentic Urban (Proficient in Urban Slanguage), Traditional Valley girl, Classic Bimbo, Classic Bimbo w/ a lisp, Exotic & Sexy, Slight Latin, Slight British, Slight French, and I'm fluent in sarcastic tones.
Child, Teen, Young Adult, Middle Aged
Cartoons, Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Business, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Videogames, Jingles, Podcasting, Television, Internet, Music
Recent jobs include both national & local television / radio commercials, product launches, online promos / trailers, PSAs, "how to" explainer / training videos, internal business videos, whiteboard presentations, phone IVRs, podcast intros, DJ drops, sizzle promos, independent film, song parodies, video game characters, animation characters, and educational in-character online learning programs... Every new project is exciting for me, and an opportunity to bring my best!
My first voiceover job, as well as my first job ever, was playing a gossiping Muppet named "Toya", on a Saturday morning series called "Citykids" (Jim Henson Productions). Being a non-muppeteer voice for a muppet was a rare opportunity. It was an amazing introduction into the world of voice over, and a great source of education.
I am an experienced session vocalist (Jingles, BVs), and now putting myself out there specifically as a voice-over talent has been the perfect marriage to studio work I've already been doing as a session vocalist.
I've done PSA voice over work (which often involved singing) for many youth focused networks (Nickelodeon/PBS)
I've worked with educators doing in-character historical narrations, sexual health based interactive programs for teens, and an ongoing math series as an inquisitive young boy student.
I have years of various theater & acting training, including work with The CityKids Foundation, which provided me with a wide range of professional training, while giving me performance and production experience from a young age.
I have worked as a teaching artist with various arts initiative based programs in NYC. I've taught acting/improv, vocal performance, and dramatic writing workshops to students ranging from pre-school to novice adult. My educational theater background often coupled performances with in-character workshops. These experiences have been invaluable to me as a voice-over artist.
Puppeteering Workshop with John Tartaglia (Sesame Street/Avenue Q/ImaginOcean)
Working as a session vocalist for a broad range of musical genres, I've developed a great ear for vocal matching, and harmonizing, which helps greatly with voice over projects. I am also a karaoke master, so there is no genre of music too obscure for me to tackle. Music is one of my favorite forms of expression!
Vocal technique with Prof. Yvonne Hatchett.
Voice over training with Anna Garduno (VoiceForward)
Apogee MiC. iRig mic. ATM410 Cardioid Dynamic Handheld Mic.
Audacity. Garageband. Logic.
I have a wide range, a creative approach, and greet every project with enthusiasm.
I also have a great ear, and I am very good at taking direction, as well as self direction.
I can provide general copywriting, character copy, or copy-editing services (including making the copy sound more conversational, or incorporating American slang).
I have experience as an Apple Certified Technician, so I am computer savvy.
I have a flexible schedule, making it easy to meet deadlines.
Making sure each project is a success is my bottom line.
We were so impressed with Cenophia. She has a wonderful voice and can respond to key subtle direction. We got exactly what we needed for our spotElizabeth Bieber, REI
Quality voice, prompt response. Great VO talent!John Presley, Market Branson
She provided us with multiple takes, each of which was extremely well done... on little direction. My team loved working with her. She was animated at the right times, and was totally believable. Everything we wanted out of this read. I highly recommend her talents.Stacy Justice, Facility Solutions Group
My growing list of happy clients include:
America's Best Racing (Music Parody) "It's All About the Tail"
Caesars Casino: American Glamour & Cheese Heist
Dark Parables 8: The Little Mermaid and the Purple Tide - as Princess Theresa
Dark Parables 9: Queen of Sands - as Brianne
Dead Reckoning 2: Brassfield Manor - as Penelope Greer
Dirt Sisters - as Toya
DJ Tekit Izi
Dorsey School of Beauty
Facility Solutions Group
Fibroid Treatment Collective
Final Cut 5: Fame Fatale - as Isabelle Rubberfield
Forefront Solutions (IVRs)
Hidden Expedition 9: Dawn of Prosperity - as Clara
Ilustrum - Zomon: The Path of Heroes
Intimacy: Bra fit stylists
The Jim Henson Company
King (game troubleshooting)
Kirk Jewelers - Rolex
Maxim Magazine Casino
Mystery Trackers 8: Nightsville Horror - as Mary Johnson
Off The Record 4: Liberty Stone - as Lisa
Clear Ear - Oto-Tip
Riddles of Fate 3: Memento Mori - as Lorraine/Chaos
Sam Levitz Furniture
Santa Maria Energy
Sacred Heart Schools
St Louis County Library
Trident Technical College
University of Charleston
Women’s Health DE
Zearn - as Ethan, Lucas, & Braydon
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