Trust the journey.
Just finished recording: Betrayal On The Bowery by Kate Belli for Dreamscape Media
Currently recording: The Cherry Pie Paradox by Joy Overstreet for Pro Audio.
Inspired by listening to: Julia Whelan narrate The Invisible Life Of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
Experience and education
Melanie is a classically trained actor in theatre based in Seattle. She has narrated over 50 audiobooks. With a voice described as warm, smart and sensual, her performances are acknowledged for their emotional expressiveness and honesty. She brings to each project a deep listening to the author’s intent and a commitment to entertaining storytelling. She earned a BA in drama from the University of Washington as well as completing an acting intensive at the Marymount College London Drama Program. Before coming to audiobooks she worked in theatre, hypnosis, and yoga. She has studied with Carol Monda, Johnny Heller, and Sean Allen Pratt. Her favorite way to end the day is reading bedtime stories to her sleepy children.
Dialects, languages, and special knowledge
Melanie is proficient in British Isle dialects and has audiobook literacy in French, Spanish, and Sanskrit (yoga asanas and mantras), as well as spiritual and religious terms and references.