Corporate Industrial Training

Even if you're tired of "corporate America," you won't get tired of being hired by them as a voice over narrator for corporate work. Webinars, trade show videos, podcasts, product demonstrations, sales videos... corporations constantly need to hire great voice over talent. Work with some of our instructors who live and breathe corporate voice over work, and learn how to satisfy your own corporate clients.

Meet our corporate industrial specialists!

Danielle Quisenberry

Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, eLearning, Kids, Narration, Telephony

Award winning voice actor Danielle Quisenberry has contributed her talents to radio and television commericals, web and software narrations, corporate campaigns, industrial and documentary films, English as a second language tutorials, and telephone systems. She is an experienced live industrial narrator and works each season at The Brooklyn Academy of Music' Kids Film Festival in live interactive animation. Her client list includes, Aetna Insurance, America Online, Fiat, McAfee, McDonalds, People PC, Timex, Tyco Toys, Mrs. Meyers Clean Day, Oldsmobile, Panasonic and Verizon. Here at Edge Studio, she is a private instructor, as well as the instructor for Technique 101 workshops, How To Supplement Your Income With VO workshops, and our popular Acting of Voice Acting class. She really enjoys introducing cross over acting techinques to new voice performers and working with trained actors to help them transfer their existing skills to the microphone. Her academic interests include acting methodologies, movement and the physical process of vocal production. She is personally interested in how advances in neuroscience affect teaching and adult learning in the arts. In addition to being an awesome voice talent and coach Danielle Quisenberry has worked on more than 100 model art projects in cooperation with the New York City Department of Education. She contributed to the core methodology of the renowned Literature to Life Program at the renowned American Place Theatre, where she taught young people, trained public school teachers and teaching artists as well as presented workshops in interdisciplinary arts methodologies nationwide. Currently, on the faculty of Edge Studio, The Actors Studio Drama School and The School at Alvin Ailey, her previous arts in education collaborations include, The American Place Theater , The American Ballroom Theatre, The TADA! Youth Theatre, The Public Theatre, Classic Stage Company and Steps on Broadway. In addition, she has been a regular guest artist at LaGuardia High School for Music, Arts and the Performing Arts, often known as the Fame school. She holds a degree in acting performance from The University of Michigan and a certificate in Radio and Television Production and Performance from Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts. Her faculty positions now include, The Actors Studio MFA program at Pace University, The School at Alvin Ailey and The New York Film Academy. When out of the booth, she is still in the studio ... the dance studio that is -- teaching and performing as an International Standard Ballroom Dancer. This year, she will combine her favorite art forms by joining the team which does the live announcing for The Manhattan Amateur Classic, a top NYC DanceSport Competition....

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Danielle Quisenberry

VO Coach

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, eLearning, Kids, Narration, Telephony

To schedule with Danielle call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Award winning voice actor Danielle Quisenberry has contributed her talents to radio and television commericals, web and software narrations, corporate campaigns, industrial and documentary films, English as a second language tutorials, and telephone systems. She is an experienced live industrial narrator and works each season at The Brooklyn Academy of Music' Kids Film Festival in live interactive animation. Her client list includes, Aetna Insurance, America Online, Fiat, McAfee, McDonalds, People PC, Timex, Tyco Toys, Mrs. Meyers Clean Day, Oldsmobile, Panasonic and Verizon.

Here at Edge Studio, she is a private instructor, as well as the instructor for Technique 101 workshops, How To Supplement Your Income With VO workshops, and our popular Acting of Voice Acting class. She really enjoys introducing cross over acting techinques to new voice performers and working with trained actors to help them transfer their existing skills to the microphone. Her academic interests include acting methodologies, movement and the physical process of vocal production. She is personally interested in how advances in neuroscience affect teaching and adult learning in the arts.

In addition to being an awesome voice talent and coach Danielle Quisenberry has worked on more than 100 model art projects in cooperation with the New York City Department of Education. She contributed to the core methodology of the renowned Literature to Life Program at the renowned American Place Theatre, where she taught young people, trained public school teachers and teaching artists as well as presented workshops in interdisciplinary arts methodologies nationwide. Currently, on the faculty of Edge Studio, The Actors Studio Drama School and The School at Alvin Ailey, her previous arts in education collaborations include, The American Place Theater , The American Ballroom Theatre, The TADA! Youth Theatre, The Public Theatre, Classic Stage Company and Steps on Broadway. In addition, she has been a regular guest artist at LaGuardia High School for Music, Arts and the Performing Arts, often known as the Fame school.

She holds a degree in acting performance from The University of Michigan and a certificate in Radio and Television Production and Performance from Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts. Her faculty positions now include, The Actors Studio MFA program at Pace University, The School at Alvin Ailey and The New York Film Academy.

When out of the booth, she is still in the studio ... the dance studio that is -- teaching and performing as an International Standard Ballroom Dancer. This year, she will combine her favorite art forms by joining the team which does the live announcing for The Manhattan Amateur Classic, a top NYC DanceSport Competition.

Click to hear Danielle's Commercial Demo
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Jay Snyder

Animation, Cartoon, Character, Commercial, Kids, Narration, Video Games

Jay Snyder is a classically trained actor who has performed leading roles on and off Broadway, television, and film. His expertise is bringing characters to life. For more than 10 years he has also done nearly every type of voice over work, including commercials (recent clients include Verizon, Coke, Six Flags, Cisco, and Absolut), audio books, documentaries, tours, industrials, video games, animated films and cartoons. Since he is happiest diving into characters and stories, it's no surprise that so much of his work has been in animation and audiobooks. Best known as the voice for the two lead characters of Yu-Gi-Oh!, and central characters in Pokemon, Sonic X, Kirby, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, Chaotic, and Huntik, Jay feels fortunate to have worked on well over 100 different movies and series and literally thousands of episodes and hours of entertainment. As a self professed geek, he's also psyched to have worked on the current Batman: the Dark Knight Rises video game as well as the critically acclaimed All Saints Row 2.

Even though not a week goes by without doing something in animation, as an actor his focus has shifted to audiobooks in the last few years. In that time he's performed on over a hundred titles in various genres. Some of his favorites include Kurt Vonnegut's wry Sci-Fi "The Sirens of Titan", "Zoo" and "NYPD Red" two new titles from the prolific New York Times best selling regular James Patterson, and the CIA action/intrigue "The Gray Man" series which is currently in development for a film franchise starring Brad Pitt.

He has also directed VO for years, on many anime series, audio books, and video games. More recently he has become an Audio Producer, working for Marvel on their Marvel Knights Animation line. His first project for them was the “Astonishing X-Men”, a series written by Joss Whedon who also made the record breaking blockbuster film "The Avengers". Next was “Iron Man: Extremis", a story which has been confirmed as the basis of the next Iron Man film. After that came the best reviewed series from Marvel Knights, "Thor vs. Loki: Blood Brothers". But perhaps more relevantly, Jay also audio produced an educational series for Disney/ABC News about World War 2 called “They Spoke Out." Working with comic book legend Neal Adams, Jay helped to tell the tales you never knew about an era you thought you had learned everything about. As Audio Producer, he’s responsible for casting, directing, sound design, scoring, and the final mix. He does the casting and directing personally, and works side by side with a wonderful team of talented professionals who always do an outstanding job, providing clients with the best results.

Jay has also written for hundreds of shows, and is currently developing various animated series and films from adaptations to original concepts. Storytelling is his passion, and he loves every element of it, not just being the performer. Jay's perspective is unique because he has experience with all aspects of capturing a performance. From the acting, to directing, casting, writing, and even the recording of a character.

So why does he teach if he's so busy? Jay comes from a family of educators and says that teaching at Edge is wonderful because he genuinely enjoys providing people with whatever benefit his experience has to offer and he always learns something new from everyone he works with.

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Jay Snyder

VO Coach, Director, Audiobook & Animation Expert

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Animation, Cartoon, Character, Commercial, Kids, Narration, Video Games

To schedule with Jay call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Jay Snyder is a classically trained actor who has performed leading roles on and off Broadway, television, and film. His expertise is bringing characters to life. For more than 10 years he has also done nearly every type of voice over work, including commercials (recent clients include Verizon, Coke, Six Flags, Cisco, and Absolut), audio books, documentaries, tours, industrials, video games, animated films and cartoons. Since he is happiest diving into characters and stories, it's no surprise that so much of his work has been in animation and audiobooks. Best known as the voice for the two lead characters of Yu-Gi-Oh!, and central characters in Pokemon, Sonic X, Kirby, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, Chaotic, and Huntik, Jay feels fortunate to have worked on well over 100 different movies and series and literally thousands of episodes and hours of entertainment. As a self professed geek, he's also psyched to have worked on the current Batman: the Dark Knight Rises video game as well as the critically acclaimed All Saints Row 2.

Even though not a week goes by without doing something in animation, as an actor his focus has shifted to audiobooks in the last few years. In that time he's performed on over a hundred titles in various genres. Some of his favorites include Kurt Vonnegut's wry Sci-Fi "The Sirens of Titan", "Zoo" and "NYPD Red" two new titles from the prolific New York Times best selling regular James Patterson, and the CIA action/intrigue "The Gray Man" series which is currently in development for a film franchise starring Brad Pitt.

He has also directed VO for years, on many anime series, audio books, and video games. More recently he has become an Audio Producer, working for Marvel on their Marvel Knights Animation line. His first project for them was the “Astonishing X-Men”, a series written by Joss Whedon who also made the record breaking blockbuster film "The Avengers". Next was “Iron Man: Extremis", a story which has been confirmed as the basis of the next Iron Man film. After that came the best reviewed series from Marvel Knights, "Thor vs. Loki: Blood Brothers". But perhaps more relevantly, Jay also audio produced an educational series for Disney/ABC News about World War 2 called “They Spoke Out." Working with comic book legend Neal Adams, Jay helped to tell the tales you never knew about an era you thought you had learned everything about. As Audio Producer, he’s responsible for casting, directing, sound design, scoring, and the final mix. He does the casting and directing personally, and works side by side with a wonderful team of talented professionals who always do an outstanding job, providing clients with the best results.

Jay has also written for hundreds of shows, and is currently developing various animated series and films from adaptations to original concepts. Storytelling is his passion, and he loves every element of it, not just being the performer. Jay's perspective is unique because he has experience with all aspects of capturing a performance. From the acting, to directing, casting, writing, and even the recording of a character.

So why does he teach if he's so busy? Jay comes from a family of educators and says that teaching at Edge is wonderful because he genuinely enjoys providing people with whatever benefit his experience has to offer and he always learns something new from everyone he works with.

Carol Monda

Audiobook, Audition, Commercial, Documentary, Narration

Carol is an actor, voiceover talent and Audie Award-winning audiobook narrator. She has read for Recorded Books, Harper Audio, Audible.Com, Hachette, HighBridge, Clipper Audio, Edge Studio, Books on Tape, Academic Merit, and Redwood Audio's listentogenius.com. She has been a featured narrator in Audiofile magazine, Voiceover Xtra, and the Recorded Books Catalog. In addition to narrating several documentaries, Carol has been "the voice" of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival since 2010 and has voiced tributes to such luminaries as Jean Paul Belmondo, the Houstons, Luise Rainer, and Eli Wallach. Her commercial voiceover clients have included HSBC, USDA, Seton Hall, AFL-CIO, Bell Atlantic, Sag-Aftra, Amazon and McDonald's, among others. She regularly voices promos for TCM & TNT. In addition to coaching at Edge Studio, she is an adjunct professor of narration and commercial voiceover at NYU's Digital Design and Film School and has taught Voice and Speech III at NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts. She has led classes for over 20 years in voice, acting, scene study, and auditioning at such schools as Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts, Roundhouse Theatre, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Bethesda Arts Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and Belvoir Terrace. Carol has also worked as a theatre director and voice and acting teacher at New York City’s Professional Performing Arts School. At Edge, Carol focuses on students' goals and explores the nuances of oral interpretation, vocal technique, point of view and text analysis. She aims to cultivate in each of her students the most effective and evocative delivery possible.

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Carol Monda

VO Coach, Director, and Audiobook Expert

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Audiobook, Audition, Commercial, Documentary, Narration

To schedule with Carol call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Carol is an actor, voiceover talent and Audie Award-winning audiobook narrator. She has read for Recorded Books, Harper Audio, Audible.Com, Hachette, HighBridge, Clipper Audio, Edge Studio, Books on Tape, Academic Merit, and Redwood Audio's listentogenius.com. She has been a featured narrator in Audiofile magazine, Voiceover Xtra, and the Recorded Books Catalog.

In addition to narrating several documentaries, Carol has been "the voice" of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival since 2010 and has voiced tributes to such luminaries as Jean Paul Belmondo, the Houstons, Luise Rainer, and Eli Wallach.
Her commercial voiceover clients have included HSBC, USDA, Seton Hall, AFL-CIO, Bell Atlantic, Sag-Aftra, Amazon and McDonald's, among others. She regularly voices promos for TCM & TNT.

In addition to coaching at Edge Studio, she is an adjunct professor of narration and commercial voiceover at NYU's Digital Design and Film School and has taught Voice and Speech III at NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts. She has led classes for over 20 years in voice, acting, scene study, and auditioning at such schools as Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts, Roundhouse Theatre, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Bethesda Arts Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and Belvoir Terrace. Carol has also worked as a theatre director and voice and acting teacher at New York City’s Professional Performing Arts School.

At Edge, Carol focuses on students' goals and explores the nuances of oral interpretation, vocal technique, point of view and text analysis. She aims to cultivate in each of her students the most effective and evocative delivery possible.

Dan Friedman

Commercial, Home Studio Consults, Narration

Dan lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC and is a husband and father of two boys. He attended five universities and had three majors before being introduced to audio engineering in 1994. Realizing his career dream, he ended his educational journey at The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio finishing among the top 5 in his class. With over a decade in the voiceover industry, he has produced, directed or provided his voice to thousands of audio productions. In 2010 he published SOUND ADVICE-Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective. A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. He continues to write a popular blog at his website: SOUND4VO.com. His ability to simplify often complex recording and audio concepts is unmatched in the voiceover industry. Dan was chosen to be among the top 10 “Most Influential Voice-Over Writers in 2011” in a Voice123 online survey and has been a featured guest at many voiceover conferences and on industry webinars. In 2011, Dan began working with Edge Studio, providing editing, recording, and home studio classes as well as consultations to help new voice talent along with established professionals improve their business. He is highly regarded in the voice over community and his vast knowledge continues to educate our Edge Studio students every day. Dan Friedman is an accomplished engineer, producer, director and author. He is also a successful voiceover talent and has been heard on hundreds of local and regional television and radio campaigns as well as many corporate narrations. He has been the national voice for Moe's Southwest Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Hulu Plus. Other recent clients include: CW Network, WalMart, Hardees, IBM, McDonald’s and many more. ...

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Dan Friedman

Home Studio Specialist

Location:

Coaching Formats: Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Home Studio Consults, Narration

To schedule with Dan call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Dan lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC and is a husband and father of two boys. He attended five universities and had three majors before being introduced to audio engineering in 1994. Realizing his career dream, he ended his educational journey at The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio finishing among the top 5 in his class. With over a decade in the voiceover industry, he has produced, directed or provided his voice to thousands of audio productions.

In 2010 he published SOUND ADVICE-Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective. A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. He continues to write a popular blog at his website: SOUND4VO.com. His ability to simplify often complex recording and audio concepts is unmatched in the voiceover industry.

Dan was chosen to be among the top 10 “Most Influential Voice-Over Writers in 2011” in a Voice123 online survey and has been a featured guest at many voiceover conferences and on industry webinars. In 2011, Dan began working with Edge Studio, providing editing, recording, and home studio classes as well as consultations to help new voice talent along with established professionals improve their business. He is highly regarded in the voice over community and his vast knowledge continues to educate our Edge Studio students every day.

Dan Friedman is an accomplished engineer, producer, director and author. He is also a successful voiceover talent and has been heard on hundreds of local and regional television and radio campaigns as well as many corporate narrations. He has been the national voice for Moe's Southwest Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Hulu Plus. Other recent clients include: CW Network, WalMart, Hardees, IBM, McDonald’s and many more.

Click to hear Dan's Announcer Demo
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Click to hear Dan's Conversational Demo
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Johnny Heller

Audiobook, Commercial

Johnny Heller is praised for his adult, personal development, history, comedy and children's book narrations. He is a 2008, 2009, and 2011 "Best Audio Book" winner, a Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award winner from 2008-2013, a 2005 and 2009 "Audie Award" winner, a double Audie nominee in 2012, selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the 20th Century by AudioFile Magazine, and a multiple Audiophile Earphone Award winner. In 2014, Johnny was awarded two Listen Up Awards for his work on Polly Shulman’s "The Wells Bequest” for Penguin Audio and “In a Glass Grimmly” by Adam Gidwitz. A cum laude honors graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, Johnny worked as a reporter for the Chicago SunTimes before pursuing a career in acting. Heller studied theater in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles and appeared for a number of years in the long running hit Shear Madness. He also worked at the Northlight Repertory and the Goodman Theater. Heller’s plays have been performed in New York and Chicago theaters and he is currently writing a book for young adults. After studying comedy improvisation and performing in a traveling company, Heller found success as a stand up comic working at clubs across the country. He still does stand up on occasion but his major focus continues to be in the world of voice-over and narration. Heller’s distinctive voice has always kept him in demand in the commercial voice over industry and audio book narration. He has recorded nearly 500 titles touching on almost every genre. The Library Journal says Heller has “the voice of a master storyteller.” AudioFile Magazine calls him "the best narrator for children's books around”. His narration skills led the School Library Journal to say, "Listening to Heller is so much fun it's difficult to imagine simply reading the book.” And AudioFile says “Heller makes nonfiction as thrilling as any action-adventure.” ...

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Johnny Heller

VO Coach and Audiobook Expert

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Audiobook, Commercial

To schedule with Johnny call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Johnny Heller is praised for his adult, personal development, history, comedy and children's book narrations.
He is a 2008, 2009, and 2011 "Best Audio Book" winner, a Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award winner from 2008-2013, a 2005 and 2009 "Audie Award" winner, a double Audie nominee in 2012, selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the 20th Century by AudioFile Magazine, and a multiple Audiophile Earphone Award winner.

In 2014, Johnny was awarded two Listen Up Awards for his work on Polly Shulman’s "The Wells Bequest” for Penguin Audio and “In a Glass Grimmly” by Adam Gidwitz.

A cum laude honors graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, Johnny worked as a reporter for the Chicago SunTimes before pursuing a career in acting. Heller studied theater in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles and appeared for a number of years in the long running hit Shear Madness. He also worked at the Northlight Repertory and the Goodman Theater.

Heller’s plays have been performed in New York and Chicago theaters and he is currently writing a book for young adults. After studying comedy improvisation and performing in a traveling company, Heller found success as a stand up comic working at clubs across the country. He still does stand up on occasion but his major focus continues to be in the world of voice-over and narration.

Heller’s distinctive voice has always kept him in demand in the commercial voice over industry and audio book narration. He has recorded nearly 500 titles touching on almost every genre.

The Library Journal says Heller has “the voice of a master storyteller.” AudioFile Magazine calls him "the best narrator for children's books around”. His narration skills led the School Library Journal to say, "Listening to Heller is so much fun it's difficult to imagine simply reading the book.” And AudioFile says “Heller makes nonfiction as thrilling as any action-adventure.”

Ernesto De Villa-Bejjani

Commercial, Narration, Spanish

During the last thirty years Ernesto has worked without stopping as a theatre, film, TV and voice actor for TV and radio commercials and multiple audio books. He was awarded by the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (H.O.L.A.) as “Outstanding Performing” and “Best Actor 2008”. He was awarded by the Association of Cronistas de Espectáculos of New York (ACE) as “Revelation Masculine” in 2004 and nominated for “Best Dramatic Actor” in 2008 and 2010. Living in New York City since 2003, he has been directing his theatrical company, "88 Performing Arts", produced several theatrical shows, and has conducted many acting and voice over workshops. Ernesto has twenty years of experience teaching acting and voiceover classes. As a bilingual talent and coach, diction and accent reduction are one of his major assets. Besides coaching and acting, Ernesto casts and directs TV and radio commercial in Spanish for the United States market. In his own words, "The act of forming voiceover actors and professionals is my passion". Ernesto was born in Mexico City and started his career in 1984. He finished his professional studies at the National School of Theatre at the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico City. ...

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Ernesto De Villa-Bejjani

Spanish VO Coach

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Narration, Spanish

To schedule with Ernesto call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

During the last thirty years Ernesto has worked without stopping as a theatre, film, TV and voice actor for TV and radio commercials and multiple audio books.

He was awarded by the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (H.O.L.A.) as “Outstanding Performing” and “Best Actor 2008”. He was awarded by the Association of Cronistas de Espectáculos of New York (ACE) as “Revelation Masculine” in 2004 and nominated for “Best Dramatic Actor” in 2008 and 2010.

Living in New York City since 2003, he has been directing his theatrical company, "88 Performing Arts", produced several theatrical shows, and has conducted many acting and voice over workshops. Ernesto has twenty years of experience teaching acting and voiceover classes. As a bilingual talent and coach, diction and accent reduction are one of his major assets. Besides coaching and acting, Ernesto casts and directs TV and radio commercial in Spanish for the United States market. In his own words, "The act of forming voiceover actors and professionals is my passion".

Ernesto was born in Mexico City and started his career in 1984. He finished his professional studies at the National School of Theatre at the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico City.

Click to hear Ernesto's Spanish Commercial Demo
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Marjorie Kouns

Acting, Audition technique, Commercial, Corporate Industrial, eLearning, Narration, Telephony

Marjorie Kouns is a Voice, Film, and Television Actor and Public Artist who is known for her character voices on Dora the Explorer as well as sound-alike voices of political pundit Ann Coulter, and Sarah Palin. For over ten years she’s voiced numerous radio and television commercials, telephony (on-hold messaging) and her recent clients include: Forbes, TIME Magazine, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum's Object of the Day, OZY.com, and 'TIME for Kids in Spanish' through Spokenlayer.com She’s the signature voice for MiamiBeach411.com, Children’s Hospital Boston, as well as the voices of both Olive Oyl (Popeye) and Lois Lane (Superman) in the Fleischer Cartoon digital remix series. Lately, she’s been the ‘Voice of God’ (live announcer) for the MarketAmerica /Shop.com International conferences, and as Pratt Institute’s commencement announcer at Madison Square Garden Theatre, and Radio City Music Hall. Marjorie specializes in eLearning and Web Narration, Characters, English with Spanish accents, Telephony (on-hold messaging), and her renowned Copy Analysis Technique. Marjorie came to the Voiceover field after establishing her reputation as an international artist; best known for imaginative and whimsical public space creations and bodypainting. In television, she has co-starred in ‘Salem’ with WGN America. On a personal note, she practices Qi Gong, T'ai Chi Chuan, Silent Meditation, Argentine Tango, and loves to photograph the sunrise at Coney Island on a regular basis. ...

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Marjorie Kouns

VO Coach

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Acting, Audition technique, Commercial, Corporate Industrial, eLearning, Narration, Telephony

Working Knowledge: Commercial, Narration

To schedule with Marjorie call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Marjorie Kouns is a Voice, Film, and Television Actor and Public Artist who is known for her character voices on Dora the Explorer as well as sound-alike voices of political pundit Ann Coulter, and Sarah Palin.

For over ten years she’s voiced numerous radio and television commercials, telephony (on-hold messaging) and her recent clients include: Forbes, TIME Magazine, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum's Object of the Day, OZY.com, and 'TIME for Kids in Spanish' through Spokenlayer.com

She’s the signature voice for MiamiBeach411.com, Children’s Hospital Boston, as well as the voices of both Olive Oyl (Popeye) and Lois Lane (Superman) in the Fleischer Cartoon digital remix series. Lately, she’s been the ‘Voice of God’ (live announcer) for the MarketAmerica /Shop.com International conferences, and as Pratt Institute’s commencement announcer at Madison Square Garden Theatre, and Radio City Music Hall.

Marjorie specializes in eLearning and Web Narration, Characters, English with Spanish accents, Telephony (on-hold messaging), and her renowned Copy Analysis Technique.

Marjorie came to the Voiceover field after establishing her reputation as an international artist; best known for imaginative and whimsical public space creations and bodypainting. In television, she has co-starred in ‘Salem’ with WGN America.

On a personal note, she practices Qi Gong, T'ai Chi Chuan, Silent Meditation, Argentine Tango, and loves to photograph the sunrise at Coney Island on a regular basis.

Click to hear Marjorie's English Commercial Reel
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Click to hear Marjorie's Spanish Commercial Reel
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Naomi Jacobson

Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, Narration

Naomi is an award winning stage and film/TV actress who brings her skills for personalizing language and owning the text to her voice over work. Naomi has narrated documentaries for PBS, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, WGBH Frontline, as well as being the voice of Mary Cassatt and Georgia O’Keefe for NPR. Her Industrial film narrations include Nasa, Bell Atlantic, Marriott, State Farm, Redken, the IRS, USDA, Cellular One, and the FBI (shh) among others, her commercials include Ford and she was the voice of Ryan Homes for 4 years. Naomi started narrating books a few years ago and her clients include Blackstone Audio, Redwood Audio, and Audio Scholar. “I love being in the booth, you create a whole world with just your voice!” Naomi’s taught for over 20 years; acting, improvisation, voice and speech, at University of Maryland, George Washington University, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, The Actors Center, & Theater Lab in Washington D.C. She’s been a guest lecturer at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, and the Performing Arts Conservatory, and she coaches Public Speaking to lawyers, preachers and corporate types. “It’s all about making the listener believe that there is no script, that you are speaking your experience, your truth from your heart, and that the two of you (speaker & listener) are personally connected.” Naomi’s received 2 Helen Hayes Awards and 12 nominations for her acting work, a prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship, and an Individual Artist Grant from the DC Commission on the Arts. ...

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Naomi Jacobson

VO Coach

Location: Washington D.C.

Coaching Formats: Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Corporate Industrial, Documentary, Narration

To schedule with Naomi call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Naomi is an award winning stage and film/TV actress who brings her skills for personalizing language and owning the text to her voice over work. Naomi has narrated documentaries for PBS, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, WGBH Frontline, as well as being the voice of Mary Cassatt and Georgia O’Keefe for NPR. Her Industrial film narrations include Nasa, Bell Atlantic, Marriott, State Farm, Redken, the IRS, USDA, Cellular One, and the FBI (shh) among others, her commercials include Ford and she was the voice of Ryan Homes for 4 years.

Naomi started narrating books a few years ago and her clients include Blackstone Audio, Redwood Audio, and Audio Scholar. “I love being in the booth, you create a whole world with just your voice!”

Naomi’s taught for over 20 years; acting, improvisation, voice and speech, at University of Maryland, George Washington University, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, The Actors Center, & Theater Lab in Washington D.C. She’s been a guest lecturer at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, and the Performing Arts Conservatory, and she coaches Public Speaking to lawyers, preachers and corporate types.

“It’s all about making the listener believe that there is no script, that you are speaking your experience, your truth from your heart, and that the two of you (speaker & listener) are personally connected.”

Naomi’s received 2 Helen Hayes Awards and 12 nominations for her acting work, a prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship, and an Individual Artist Grant from the DC Commission on the Arts.

Anne Hartung

Audition, Commercial, Narration

Anne has been working in voiceover production and casting since 2007, and directing and producing theater even longer. After getting her BFA in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, she worked with various audio studios throughout New York City, while simultaneously producing and directing her own creative work. Anne’s exploration of live performance gives her unique insight into helping an actor’s voice be clear, expressive and special. Her diverse background also helps her adapt to each student’s focus and needs. Working in a positive, friendly manner, with special attention to developing and controlling one’s breath, she makes beginners feel comfortable with their voice, and helps seasoned talent push themselves to give more dynamic reads. She works with children pretty much the same way, finding that most kids respond positively to being trained in a manner similar to training adults. She has a wealth of patience and her nurturing attitude helps kids find their foothold in the vocal world. She has also directed many plays with children in the cast, and worked with large groups of young actors at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp.. Seldom short of breath herself, Anne does double duty. As Production Director of Casting at Edge Studio, she knows exactly what clients look for. And when we’re looking for her, if she’s not coaching, managing or directing, we find her busy writing, storytelling, and running around the beach. Sometimes all at the same time!...

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Anne Hartung

VO Coach

Location: NY - New York City

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Online Checkups, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Audition, Commercial, Narration

To schedule with Anne call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Anne has been working in voiceover production and casting since 2007, and directing and producing theater even longer.
After getting her BFA in acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, she worked with various audio studios throughout New York City, while simultaneously producing and directing her own creative work.
Anne’s exploration of live performance gives her unique insight into helping an actor’s voice be clear, expressive and special. Her diverse background also helps her adapt to each student’s focus and needs. Working in a positive, friendly manner, with special attention to developing and controlling one’s breath, she makes beginners feel comfortable with their voice, and helps seasoned talent push themselves to give more dynamic reads.
She works with children pretty much the same way, finding that most kids respond positively to being trained in a manner similar to training adults. She has a wealth of patience and her nurturing attitude helps kids find their foothold in the vocal world. She has also directed many plays with children in the cast, and worked with large groups of young actors at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp..
Seldom short of breath herself, Anne does double duty. As Production Director of Casting at Edge Studio, she knows exactly what clients look for. And when we’re looking for her, if she’s not coaching, managing or directing, we find her busy writing, storytelling, and running around the beach.
Sometimes all at the same time!

Brian Bremer

Commercial, Marketing Consults, Narration

A working voice actor for more than 15 years, Brian is nationally recognized as the voice of Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless. He narrated the award-winning short film, "Mountains in Motion," and his other clients include REI, Disney Parks, Coca-Cola, Keen Footwear, Xbox, and Yamaha Motors. Recently he voiced the series-regular role of Nick in Telltale Games’ “The Walking Dead,” season two. On camera, his body of film and television work dates back to the early 1990's. He currently appears in the recurring role of Chet on Sundance TV's "Rectify." Brian is also an improv and sketch comedian with 7 Course Theater, and his own company, Sketchworks Industrial Strength Comedy. He worked for seven years as a film and television agent with The People Store and, as a freelance producer, has produced content for HGTV and DIY Network....

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Brian Bremer

VO Coach

Location: GA - Atlanta

Coaching Formats: Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Marketing Consults, Narration

To schedule with Brian call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

A working voice actor for more than 15 years, Brian is nationally recognized as the voice of Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless. He narrated the award-winning short film, "Mountains in Motion," and his other clients include REI, Disney Parks, Coca-Cola, Keen Footwear, Xbox, and Yamaha Motors.

Recently he voiced the series-regular role of Nick in Telltale Games’ “The Walking Dead,” season two.

On camera, his body of film and television work dates back to the early 1990's. He currently appears in the recurring role of Chet on Sundance TV's "Rectify."

Brian is also an improv and sketch comedian with 7 Course Theater, and his own company, Sketchworks Industrial Strength Comedy. He worked for seven years as a film and television agent with The People Store and, as a freelance producer, has produced content for HGTV and DIY Network.

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Rachel Fulginiti

Commercial, Kids, Narration

Rachel Fulginiti is a voice actor and Audie-nominated audiobook narrator. A veteran of the stage, she is a graduate of the two-year Meisner Conservatory at The School for Film and Television in Manhattan and holds a degree in theatre from The University of New Hampshire. She got her start on NYC’s stages, doing theatre and sketch comedy, before moving to Los Angeles and transitioning to a life behind the mic. Rachel has voiced for hundreds of brands across radio, television and new media, including Lexus, Target, eHarmony, and McDonalds. Her promo credits include Fox, CBS, PBS and International Shorts HD. She also has a thriving home-based business, with extensive experience in eLearning, narration and telephony. As an audiobook narrator, Rachel has brought nearly 100 audiobooks to life for publishers such as Harper, Blackstone, Penguin Random House, and Brilliance. She is an active member of the Audio Publishers Association, moderating narrator panels/webinars and serving on the APA welcome committee. Rachel has always believed in giving back. She taught drama in the NYC Public Schools, as well as at Sarah Lawrence College, and helped open the Deyan Institute for Voice Artistry and Technology in Northridge, CA, where she created and led the popular VO Pro Workout Series. She is a frequent contributor to the online publication Voice-Over Xtra!, and her personal blog is often geared towards tips for newbies and fellow artists....

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Rachel Fulginiti

VO Coach

Location: CA - Los Angeles

Coaching Formats: In Studio, Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Commercial, Kids, Narration

To schedule with Rachel call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

Rachel Fulginiti is a voice actor and Audie-nominated audiobook narrator. A veteran of the stage, she is a graduate of the two-year Meisner Conservatory at The School for Film and Television in Manhattan and holds a degree in theatre from The University of New Hampshire. She got her start on NYC’s stages, doing theatre and sketch comedy, before moving to Los Angeles and transitioning to a life behind the mic.

Rachel has voiced for hundreds of brands across radio, television and new media, including Lexus, Target, eHarmony, and McDonalds. Her promo credits include Fox, CBS, PBS and International Shorts HD. She also has a thriving home-based business, with extensive experience in eLearning, narration and telephony.

As an audiobook narrator, Rachel has brought nearly 100 audiobooks to life for publishers such as Harper, Blackstone, Penguin Random House, and Brilliance. She is an active member of the Audio Publishers Association, moderating narrator panels/webinars and serving on the APA welcome committee.

Rachel has always believed in giving back. She taught drama in the NYC Public Schools, as well as at Sarah Lawrence College, and helped open the Deyan Institute for Voice Artistry and Technology in Northridge, CA, where she created and led the popular VO Pro Workout Series. She is a frequent contributor to the online publication Voice-Over Xtra!, and her personal blog is often geared towards tips for newbies and fellow artists.

Kara Edwards

Animation, Commercial

With a career spanning two decades, Kara is broadly experienced at working behind the mic. You may have heard her on the Cartoon Network voicing Goten and Videl in “DragonBall Z”, “DragonBall Z: Kai” and “DragonBall Super.” Her dozens of other series include “Heaven’s Lost Property,” “Dangonronpa,” “Hetalia,” “Fairy Tail,” and “One Piece.” Popular game characters include Shayne from "BattleBorn" and Athena from "Smite." Kara can be heard on TV and radio voicing commercials for clients such as Barbie, Nintendo, Subway, Coca-Cola, Sports Illustrated, Lord & Taylor, State Farm, Uber, and many more. She has also voiced and produced audio versions of the popular children’s magazines "Highlights High Five," "Highlights Bilingue," and "Ask Arizona" for HighlightsKids.com. Her love for all things voice began when she was hired right out of high school to co-host a show on Radio Disney called “Squeege and Kara and the Friday Night Pajamarama.” She spent 11 years moving around the country co-hosting various morning shows before finally realizing her true passion was voice acting. In 2006, Kara built her first home studio and began her full-time career. Kara’s passion and love for this industry is evident the first time you meet her. She enjoys sharing all she’s learned along the way and helping other’s find their own success. Outside of voice acting, Kara is a proud mom to a beautiful baby boy and enjoys photography and gardening....

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Kara Edwards

VO Coach

Location: Skype

Coaching Formats: Skype, Telephone

Specialties: Animation, Commercial

To schedule with Kara call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

With a career spanning two decades, Kara is broadly experienced at working behind the mic. You may have heard her on the Cartoon Network voicing Goten and Videl in “DragonBall Z”, “DragonBall Z: Kai” and “DragonBall Super.” Her dozens of other series include “Heaven’s Lost Property,” “Dangonronpa,” “Hetalia,” “Fairy Tail,” and “One Piece.” Popular game characters include Shayne from "BattleBorn" and Athena from "Smite."

Kara can be heard on TV and radio voicing commercials for clients such as Barbie, Nintendo, Subway, Coca-Cola, Sports Illustrated, Lord & Taylor, State Farm, Uber, and many more. She has also voiced and produced audio versions of the popular children’s magazines "Highlights High Five," "Highlights Bilingue," and "Ask Arizona" for HighlightsKids.com.

Her love for all things voice began when she was hired right out of high school to co-host a show on Radio Disney called “Squeege and Kara and the Friday Night Pajamarama.” She spent 11 years moving around the country co-hosting various morning shows before finally realizing her true passion was voice acting. In 2006, Kara built her first home studio and began her full-time career.

Kara’s passion and love for this industry is evident the first time you meet her. She enjoys sharing all she’s learned along the way and helping other’s find their own success. Outside of voice acting, Kara is a proud mom to a beautiful baby boy and enjoys photography and gardening.

James Andrews

Auditioning, Commercial, Narration

James Andrews is a veteran commercial voice actor whose talents are always in demand. James has voiced hundreds of television commercials, corporate narration projects and e-learning modules in Canada and the United States, and has done promo work for such prestigious brands as Smithsonian and Sundance Channels. He is also well known for his character work and doing a wide variety of dialects. Such diversity is based on a background equally varied. Prior to becoming a voice actor, he taught English literature and ESL at Columbia University and The School of Visual Arts in New York, before moving back to Canada to teach at the University of Toronto. James lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. James also worked as a speech-language pathologist for several years. He holds degrees in English literature and education and has a master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Although his voice-acting career keeps him very busy, James found he missed teaching, and so he was thrilled when the opportunity arose to join the Edge Studio faculty and work with students again. His background in speech-language pathology completes the unique skill set that he brings to voice-over education. ...

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James Andrews

VO Coach

Location: Skype

Coaching Formats: Skype

Specialties: Auditioning, Commercial, Narration

To schedule with James call 888-321-3343
or email training@edgestudio.com

James Andrews is a veteran commercial voice actor whose talents are always in demand. James has voiced hundreds of television commercials, corporate narration projects and e-learning modules in Canada and the United States, and has done promo work for such prestigious brands as Smithsonian and Sundance Channels. He is also well known for his character work and doing a wide variety of dialects.

Such diversity is based on a background equally varied. Prior to becoming a voice actor, he taught English literature and ESL at Columbia University and The School of Visual Arts in New York, before moving back to Canada to teach at the University of Toronto. James lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.

James also worked as a speech-language pathologist for several years. He holds degrees in English literature and education and has a master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Although his voice-acting career keeps him very busy, James found he missed teaching, and so he was thrilled when the opportunity arose to join the Edge Studio faculty and work with students again. His background in speech-language pathology completes the unique skill set that he brings to voice-over education.

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