Mantra Plonsey's voice is experienced, young, mature, sexy, deep, honest, cultured, rich, velvety, and believable. Mantra is MANTRA PLONSEY: genuine, young, energetic, pure, true, a real person, intelligent, warm, witty, versatile, comforting. She's sincere, wry, humorous, funny, maternal, motherly, clean, clear, professional. Mantra Plonsey is also dramatic, wicked, witchy, can do tween and teen, elderly, old-fashioned, and sassy; sarcastic, ironic, boomer, Gen X and Gen Y with a strong range of improvisational skills. Mantra is fast and fun to work with. Come in under budget with Mantra Plonsey! Mantra is based in the magical creative oasis of the San Francisco Bay Area, just around the corner from Pixar, and across the Golden Gate from Skywalker. She's just a quick two hours from Los Angeles!
English (North American), English (British), Spanish (Latin American), Russian, Japanese
British, Japanese, Jewish, Native American (Indian), North American, Russian, Spanish, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), Yiddish
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Radio, Television, Videogames
Celebrated for her expertise with unique extended vocal techniques, Mantra Plonsey is a contributor to many sound scores for the film industry. Mantra was specifically invited to design, direct and perform creature sound effects for Jerry Garcia's film "Pocoloco". Mantra appears on the soundtrack for Adrian Lyne's feature film "Jacob's Ladder", score by Maurice Jarre, recorded at Columbia Studios, Los Angeles; two films of the "(Email hidden)" series, produced by Al Nelson at Skywalker Sound with performances originated by Mantra, and the movie "I love You, I love You Not", with Claire Danes and Jeanne Moreau.
Additionally, Mantra Plonsey is featured daily on a national promo on PBS radio, running over 15 years for City Arts and Lectures. Written by Pat Gleeson, the vocal performance is Mantra's. Multiple character voices for the Electronic Arts Playstation Game "Psychic Detective". Latest job: for THX/Onkyo Integra Theater Systems-- Corporate presentation recorded at MarcoCo. Mantra Plonsey has performed multiple character voices for the Electronic Arts Playstation Game "Psychic Detective", for Jerry Garcia, and with Pixar/Lucasfilm/Dreamworks sound designer Al Nelson for the independent series "(Email hidden)" at Skywalker. Latest job: for THX/Onkyo Integra Theater Systems-- Corporate presentation. Mantra's years in performance include improvisation, comedy, dance, on-camera, stage, composer, copywriter, text editor. She was editor-in-chief and lead writer at the creation of the SF Weekly for its first 3 years. Mantra Plonsey was the personal assistant to documentary filmmaker Les Blank and manager of his film company Flower Films in the 80's.
Singing: Included in Mantra's experience are Bulgarian choral singing, punk, hard rock, opera, American and British folk, characters and impressions, ambient, lounge, bubble-gum pop, bebop and torch jazz.
Mantra trained in voiceover and film acting at Voice One; acting for film and stage with David B. Jacobson of Studio 69, London; singing, Cheryl Keller. Dance: Anna Halprin, Frank Shawl, Eric Kupers, and Annelise Reusswig in Cunningham technique.
Computer & Software
access to outside professional studio with extensive music and sound effetcs library
mp3, wav or inquire
negotiable depending on project
Mantra Plonsey has access to an extensive music and sound library, and is expert in scriptwriting. Mantra is available to travel to your studio, record at her in-house studio, and record at Voice One's fully-equipped studio in San Francisco.
Says Josh Kornbluth, actor, producer and writer and MarcoCo associate, "Mantra turned in a smoking read for MarcoCo for the THX/Onkyo spot. She was terrific. Quite impressed."MarcoCo
"Just based on her demo read for my spec for Carmex, she was so good I cancelled someone I had already booked! The best..."Hunter Hayden, Academy of Art San Francisco:
Voice Over Clients
MarcoCo: THX/Onkyo for Integra, Jerry Garcia, Maurice Jarre/Columbia, Playstation, NPR radio, Carmex, Rob Nilsson, filmmaker; George Coates, theatre director; Eric Kupers and Kimiko Guthrie, Dandelion Dancetheater
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