SAL RAGUSA Banner
SAL RAGUSA

SAL RAGUSA

MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CA
SAL RAGUSA Banner
SAL RAGUSA

SAL RAGUSA

  MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CA

Highlights

* Trained as an Actor first: Improv, Stage Comedy, and Puppeteer.
* Natural speaking voice is medium-pitch, soft, and warm (Caucasian male, late-30s, guy next-door).
* Very broad range of pitch, tone, age, and emotion.
* Specializing in wacky colourful personas, and character development.
* Can play monsters just as easily as children.
* Dramatic as well as comedic content.
* Narration: inviting and believable.

Languages

English, French (Canadian), Italian, Spanish (Latin American)

Accent

Canadian, Eastern European, French (Québécois), Italian, Russian, Spanish

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

~SHORT FILM~
“LORDS OF MAYHEM”
Role: Sonny Psycho
Company: Yeungblood Productions (producer: King Yeung)

“CANADA: WORLD OF WONDERS”
Role: Narrator
Company: You And Media Productions (producer: Brian G. Smith)

~THEATRE~
“STUDENT IMPROV PRODUCTIONS”
Roles: various roles
Theatre: The Second City, Toronto (producer: Kevin Frank)

“THE YOUNG AND THE GUEST LIST” (Improvised puppetry episodic series)
Role: Jacques the Concierge
Theatre: The Second City, Toronto (producer: Nick Lemon)

Credentials

Education

VOICEWORX STUDIOS:
Introduction to Voiceover Acting (Instructor: Mike Kirby)
-> Studies included: Intro to the studio, Radio and Television Commercials, Documentary Narration, Corporate Videos, Staying in character, Comedy vs Drama, Dialects, Interpreting and “carving up” the script, Talking Book session, Mic skills, Taking direction, The Audition.

VOICEWORX STUDIOS:
Cartoon All-Stars (Instructor: Susan Hart)
-> Studies included: Studio Protocol, Developing unique characters, Comedic timing, Accents, Singing, Video games and Combat simulation, Solo vs Ensemble scenes, Interpreting the script, Breathing techniques, The Audition.

THE SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTRE:
Improvisational Acting, Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Various instructors)
-> Studies included: Improv fundamentals, Introduction to scene basics, Location work, Emotions, Environment, Object work, Physical comedy, Character development, Status, Scene development, Graduation performance.

THE SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTRE:
Puppetry Techniques and Scene work, Level 1 & 2 (Instructor: Nicholas Lemon)

THE SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTRE:
Writing for sketch comedy (Instructor: Natasha Boomer)

MARIANOPOLIS COLLEGE:
Advanced Drama Techniques (Instructor: Monique Polack)

Studio

  • Microphone

    RODE NT1000

  • Computer & Software

    PC running Windows 10 (2016 model HP); Adobe Audition software

  • Special Equipment

    Focusrite Scarlett MK2 Audio Interface, Behringer Speakers

  • Delivery Methods

    online: WeTransfer, Dropbox, FTP, e-mail,

  • Turnaround Time

    24-48 hrs

Service Description

(1) Custom Demo / Audition: recording a portion of the script and returned to Client for review and approval.
(2) Recording the project: either independently in my home studio, or directed by Client live via Source Connect, Skype, other chat medium, or in an external studio arranged by Client.
(3) Audio Editing: removal of any unwanted sounds,, clean up any microphone clicks, remove breaths, etc
(4) Upload/Deliver Files: via FTP file sharing protocol, WeTransfer, or Email. Client reviews the work.
(5) Pickup Session: a free “pickup” recording session for any small changes Client requires after the initial recording is complete.

Payment Terms

Hire SAL as a voice actor. 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.

Watch a video to see how to make a payment

Next Steps

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

Watch a video and learn how to request a quote

  • Hire SAL RAGUSA as a voice actor. Working with SAL RAGUSA is fast and easy. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step.
    Request a quote for your project today.