Vanessa is a flexible, professional voiceover artist who delivers. Her voice is deep, resonant and engaging. She has an intelligent quality that works very well for e-learning products, with a clear, straightforward phrasing style.
Vanessa's commercial work includes upbeat, energetic and excited reads, but she can also provide a laidback, sensual sound.
Vanessa currently lives in New Zealand, however has also lived and worked for years in both London and Melbourne. She is a member of MEAA.
Vanessa has her own studio, however can also work at any one of the major studios locally.
* Online advertising
* Corporate profile voice
* E-learning for a wide variety of industries
* Television campaigns
* Radio commercials
Bachelor of Arts in History from Canterbury University, NZ.
Acting training has been wide over the last 15 years and includes working with tutors and companies such as those listed below:
2009 Voice for the Actor, Kirstie OʼSullivan, Christchurch, NZ
2008 Voice Technique Workshop, Linda Cartwright, Auckland, NZ
2008 US Accent Workshop Chris Stewart, Auckland, NZ
2008 Improvisation Patti Stiles (Impro Melbourne)
2006 Improvisation Keith Johnstone(Loose Moose Theater)
1999 Short Course: Voice and Speeches RADA, London, UK
1999 Short Course: Dialects, Accents RADA, London, UK
1998 Acting and Voice workshops, The Academy Drama School, London, UK
Clients include -
Sony, BNZ (Bank of New Zealand), Harcourts Real Estate, The Royal NZ Show, Mico Bathrooms, trb.com, The Palms Shopping Centre, RedSeed, Wools of NZ, Hunter Furniture, Baby First, NetResult Mobility.
References from clients include -
"Vanessa Wells is an experienced and reliable voice artist, speaking with integrity and understanding. She impresses our clients with her clear and genuine tone."
- Michael Bell, Orange Studio
"We have worked with Vanessa on a number of projects and highly recommend her. Her attention to detail, versatility and professionalism mean she is our first choice for voice talent."
- Neil Briggs, Virtual Image
"Vanessa has a smooth professional voice which lends itself to corporate voice work. She is also a great character voice actor. She is professional and always very pleasant to deal with."
- Toby Ricketts - Production Manager, Tandem Studios
"Vanessa has a fantastic ‘neutral’ voice that transcends age, sex and genre. She is an extremely capable cold reader and can grasp technical information quickly which has been of huge benefit to us when we have been working on a tight and demanding schedule. We would highly recommend Vanessa and will definitely use her for future projects."
- Anya Anderson, RedSeed.
Vanessa is a professional performer with a decade of experience:
* Professional improviser with The Court Jesters at The Court Theatre, Christchurch, NZ
* Professional actor (stage, film and television)
* Television presenter/host (both national and regional television)
* Corporate presenter (online and dvd distribution)
Vanessa also has an excellent working arrangement with a top advertising industry copywriter if required.