Recent acting experience (use the format on the Before Applying page):
EMC YouTube "Revenge of the Mainframe"
Numerous corporate voice-overs
Independent Films: The Raven, The Tell Tale Heart
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions):
College Instructor (Babson, Northeastern) Presentation skill/public speaking coach. Advisor to B.U. Entrepreneurship Program. Extensive volunteer work as a union official (AFTRA President and National Board member). Trai
VOICE ARTISTS ONLY [you must have a professional demo to upload]: illustrative 1-word descriptions for this actor's voice (e.g. conversational, announcer, warm, etc.):
Baritone, often described as "warm but authoritative." Particularly skilled with technical (medical, financial, high tech and business) jargon. Friendly and conversational. Good at editing as well as reading scripts to make them more "conversational."
"Next Step New York Voice Over Showcase Auditions !
lau lapides company presents Next Step New York Voice Over Showcase. This unique, all inclusive program will put you in front of top New York Agents to Showcase your talents. A highlight of…"
Next Step New York Voice Over Showcase Auditions !
lau lapides company presents Next Step New York Voice Over Showcase. This unique, all inclusive program will put you in front of top New York Agents to Showcase your talents. A highlight of this exceptional program will be an opportunity to prepare for the Showcase with our New York City partners as well as the best trainers and coaches New England has to offer! All preparation will take place at lau lapides company in Wellesley, MA. Actors will then be escorted by lau lapides company representatives to New York City to Showcase for top Voice Over industry agents.
We are seeking professionally minded Voice Over Talent who have interest in working in New York.
"Ahaaarrr" was pretty funny. I haven't had it that bad. My worst was a VO job where there were three or five people from the ad agency in the lobby, and they sometimes had contrasting comments. That makes it very difficult to figure out how to get it right. Finally, I just started listening to the engineer for guidance. That got me through and everything turned out fine.
As a former radio station production director/commercial voice talent, it gave me a huge laugh when the engineer in "Aharr" said that it was supposed to be a ten second spot. How many times did I get a script for a :60 that had about :75 of content and directions like "music up and under, five seconds" three times? Let's just say, that's one of the ways "copy-editor" became part of the job.
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