Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Art of Speaking Poetry

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen I recently brought my friend, voice-over legend Don Wescott, to speak to a group of students who’ve made voice … Continue reading

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Benedicto

Cindy Newell performs Benedicto, a poem by Edward Abbey. Cindy Newell is a recently retired massage and neuromuscular therapist with a passion for voice over acting. She is an organic farmer and outdoor enthusiast who loves hiking, kayaking, travel and … Continue reading

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Sonnet XVII

Steve McGarry performs Sonnet XVII, a poem by Pablo Neruda. Steve McGarry is a Boston-area voice talent and singer, as well as a software engineer. One of his fondest performance memories was being part of a quartet which sang both … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Trapeze

Christine Marie performs The Parable of the Trapeze from The Essene Book of Days by Danaan Parry. Christine Marie is a local actress, voice actor, singer and dancer.  She spent many years performing with Reagle Players and now works as a … Continue reading

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Hope is the Thing with Feathers

Drita P. Dumont performs Hope is the Thing with Feathers, a poem by Emily Dickinson. Drita also performs in Spanish, El Dolor, a poem by Amalia Bautista. Drita P. Dumont is a multilingual Voice Over Actor with the ability to … Continue reading

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Extending the Airport Runway

Jenn Rajala performs Extending the Airport Runway, a poem by Mary Oliver. Jenn Rajala has studied voice-over with Wren Ross for 8 years, and has applied that skill-set as a reader for the blind at Audio Journal Worcester.  Her primary … Continue reading

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Pinkle Purr

Andrea O’Connell performs Pinkle Purr, a poem by A.A. Milne. Andrea O’Connell worked in educational publishing for many years and has been a life-long singer.  The two paths merged in a publication for singers that she created and wrote for … Continue reading

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Dawn

Nancy Hilliard performs Dawn, a poem by William Carlos Williams. Nancy Hilliard, educator actor, has participated in community theater in the Boston and Worcester areas, striving to give dignity and voice to all her characters. In her work as a … Continue reading

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Alone

Susan Giusto performs Alone, a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Susan Giusto started experimenting with voice acting at an early age performing and writing poems and radio plays. She has also produced sound effects and music scores for live theater. Recently … Continue reading

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To the Western World

Tim Corbett performs To the Western World, a poem by Louis Simpson. Tim Corbett has been involved in performing, acting and voice-over work for several years.  Since 2013, he has been portraying historical characters at Boston’s Old State House for visitors … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Valerie Smith performs The Road Not Taken, a poem by Robert Frost. Valerie is new to voiceover and thoroughly enjoying the journey so far. “Observing people has always fascinated me. Getting to know characters and backstories helps me to do my … Continue reading

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The Power of the Spoken Word

Valerie Smith performs The Power of the Spoken Word, a speech delivered by Helen Keller to the National Institute of Arts and Letters at New York, New York. Valerie is new to voiceover and thoroughly enjoying the journey so far. “Observing … Continue reading

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A Stone Upon the Cairn

Susan Giusto performs A Stone Upon the Cairn, a poem she wrote. Susan Giusto started experimenting with voice acting at an early age performing and writing poems and radio plays. She has also produced sound effects and music scores for … Continue reading

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