Steven is known for his rich, versatile voice. Voices.com clients can contact Steven directly at: email@example.com or 917-613-2379. Steven personifies the warm guy next door yet can embody a variety of character voices and accents as well. Steven can be the business professional who inspires confidence or the wacky cutup who makes you laugh until you hurt. Steven's experience as a professional actor not only enhances his ability to personify a wide range of voices but also enables him to follow even the most complex direction with ease.
Steven's voice runs the gamut from animated, authentic, authoritative, believable, calming, commanding, confident, conversational, corporate, crazy, creepy, easy going, edgy, educational, enthusiastic, evil, excitable, fast paced, forceful, friendly, geeky/nerdy, genuine, Gen X, Gen Y, gritty, high energy, hip, humorous, informative, inspirational, manly, motivational, ominous, playful, political, professional, reassuring, romantic, rugged, scary, scientific, sincere, smooth, snobby, spooky, stodgy, straightforward, technical and upbeat.
English (North American), English
British, Central American (Costa Rican), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), Native American (Indian), North American, Spanish, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Western
Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Videogames
Steven Varnum worked professionally as an actor in TV, film, and corporate/industrial videos before devoting himself full-time to voiceover. He landed his first commercial radio spot just weeks into launching his voiceover career and hasn’t looked back since. He trained at Edge Studios in New York and received private coaching with VO talents Bill DeWees and Marty Moran.
BFA in acting / Ithaca College
Voice Over training with Edge Studios New York City
Private Voice Over coaching with Bill DeWees and Marty Moran
Acting Master Class with Alan Schoer, The Actors Institute
Eric Morris workshop with Eric Morris
CAD e100s and RE 320
Computer & Software
Dell XPS computer Cuebase and Audicity software
professional sound booth
24 hrs or less for most projects
Steven prides himself on his ability to tailor his work to each client’s needs. In fact, he has received a five star rating from every client with whom he has worked. Steven has his own private studio for quick turnaround time. He is available for (and welcomes) real-time direction via Skype.
Steven's website is: stevenvarnumvo.com and his contact phone number is: 917-613-2379. Please add him to your favorites so that you can easily contact him. He would be pleased to do a custom audition for any script.
Voice Over Clients
US Environmental Protection Agency
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Sarah Skibinski for Job #217230 Versatile Male Actor Needed for Multiple Lines in Video Game Steven is fantastic -- extremely versatile and insanely talented, he supplied a wide array of different voices for our game, all of which were exactly what we were looking for! Highest marks. We can't wait to work with him again.Jan 17, 2017
JK Franks for Job #196715 Fiction Audiobook - Long Narration I was fortunate to be able to work with this amazing talent. His narration is superb but where he stands out to me is the range and versatility Steve has. Very easy to work with, great equipment and just a pure professional in every sense. I have worked with a number of voice talents in the past and can say confidently none match this guy. From simple voice over to complex voice acting you won;t be disappointed.Nov 23, 2016
Ruslan Efimov for Job #208653 HH13 (DerekBaker_2-4) It's always a pleasure to work! High quaility, fast delivery, good communication. Keep it up!Nov 8, 2016
Chris Bohlender for Job #199544 Pod Sox commercial Awesome job!!Sep 10, 2016
Marius Penczner for Job #197369 Historic Impressions for an untitled mockumentary Steven is an amazing talent and a total pleasure to work with! Quick, flexible and professional in every way. Highly recommend!Aug 25, 2016
Sean Mancuso for Job #197274 RUSH Voices: Male English VO Required Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!Aug 23, 2016
Ruslan Efimov for Job #197393 HH13 (DerekBaker_1) It was a pleasure to work! High quality, fast delivery, good communication! Keep it up!Aug 16, 2016
U.S. EPA for Job #192238 Intro to Climate Change Adaptation -- Character #2 Steve nailed the read in the first take! Great working with him.Aug 12, 2016
Katie Weed for Job #184806 Voices - Non-Broadcast - Raspy with a bit of a 1950’s irony Great work!May 26, 2016
Patricia Guerra for Job #183150 NOE thank you very much :)Apr 29, 2016
Vincent Paul for Job #174393 Catch / Padgett Smith Project -- Radio Ads - Judge Thanks Steven!Mar 11, 2016