Author Archives: Wren

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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When Death Comes

Carol Naranjo performs When Death Comes, a poem by Mary Oliver. From Carol: “I’ve been acutely aware, for as long as I can remember, that I’ve always been ‘preparing’ to live my life. It has been a struggle for me … Continue reading

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One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII

Claire Taylor performs One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII, a poem by Pablo Neruda. Claire Taylor studies under Wren Ross and has recorded commercials and narrations at Soundtrack Boston, Burclan Productions, Soundscape Boston, and Creative Audio & Music including a short … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Audrey Tesserot performs The Invitation, a poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Audrey Tesserot is a voiceover actor, yoga teacher and creative artist in the Boston area. Her work informs her work, and she considers herself a student first. Her website … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in the Stacks

Lisa White performs An Afternoon in the Stacks, a poem by Mary Oliver. From Lisa: “Mary Oliver’s poetry feels more accessible to me than most poetry. Her style is so straightforward. Though I particularly appreciate the way she writes about … Continue reading

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For New Beginnings

Caitlin Shea performs For New Beginnings, a poem by John O’Donohue. Caitlin Shea is a singer and voiceover actor who resides in Boston. When she is not working on learning new copy or lyrics, you can find her writing grants … Continue reading

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To an English Friend in Africa

Students from Wren’s December 2017 Art of Speaking Poetry class — Jenn Rajala, Christine Rinaldi, Holly Miller, Kathy Zerlin, and Matthew Greif — perform To an English Friend in Africa, a poem by Ben Okri. From Wren: “This poem, by Ben … 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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A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim

Jenn Rajala performs A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim, a poem by Walt Whitman. Jenn Rajala has studied voice-over with Wren Ross for 8 years, and has applied that skill-set as a reader for the blind … Continue reading

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At the Funeral of my Grandfather

Holly Miller performs At the Funeral of my Grandfather, a poem by Andrew Miller. Holly Miller has been a voice actress for four years.  She is active in Community Theater and has a weekly radio program width Audio Journal, a … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Christine Rinaldi reads The Invitation, a poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Christine’s bio and statement are forthcoming.

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