"The Coach who coaches the coaches"
Stephen James Voice Actor has a rare versatility borne of 45 years' experience, which enables him to fulfill just about any role required. His training has included Standard American English and the combination of that and his native British accent makes his natural voice perfect for commercials, narrations, voice-to-camera, animations, audio-books, and video games.
In addition, Stephen has developed several character voices and performs many British regional accents, including Irish and Scottish; while he also produces standard as well as characterized American accents.
Click on the individual demo tracks on the demo pages Demo Reels and Character Demos to listen to Stephen's range and versatility. An American accent demo reel is currently in production.
The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation - founded by Stephen James in 2009 - kicked off its 10th year with the release of this superb video highlighting the work of the Foundation and its benefits to the performing community and to youth and the community at large.
Including interviews with Stephen James, Founder and Executive Director of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation, and students George Trahanis and Dylan DePaula; as well as featuring excerpts from workshops and rehearsal programs.
Produced by Racquel Ezell, Elodie Photography and Media.
© 2019 The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation, Inc.
From Lorrie Crow, student, Slidell, LA:
"TY for the wonderful class! I'm so glad I finally did it! It makes one realize.. It's not as easy as some people may think... Your voice skills are amazing! TY Mr. Stephen.. You even exceeded my expectations! TY!"
From Jack Teague from Actor/Screenwriter, Auburn, AL:
"Stephen acted in a short film that I wrote and directed. As a result of an opportunity that came through NOVA, I voice acted in the interactive game Red Dead Redemption II which led to SAG eligibility. NOVA provides a great incubator for people with voiceover aspirations."
From Marx Rehder, Brunswick Floors, GA.:
"100% professional approach to everyone’s needs."