Debbie Silvey

Actor, Extra, Singer, Guitarist, Drummer

Auckland, New Zealand
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DebSilvey Character voice/jingles

Character voices- selection of radio and TV commercial voice overs and jingles.

01DebSilvey Character voice/jingles
02Straight read - Lollipops TVC 2012
03Rodney acapella radio jingle
04Rodney Schedewys full sung
05character voice school of travel
06Rockshop character top of the pops

Physical Attributes

Height:
157 cm / 5ft 2in
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Grey
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Medium
Dress size:
UK 14 / AUS 14 / US 10

Credits & experience

2019
  • Shortland Street : Patient, visitor, cafe patron
  • Slingshot : Voice for Slingshot IVR
2018
  • Switch Utilities : IVR phone messeges
  • Switch Utilities : IVR phone messeges
  • Kendal Elise album : Backing vocals - at Roundhead Studios
  • American pilot : High school art teacher (no dialogue:()
  • Slingshot IVR messages.
  • Short film still in production : Jeanine, an older, rather unlikeable woman.
2017
  • Studio 111- Sally Spencer Harris -Screen Acting workshop : 1day screen acting workshop for film & tv -auditioning.
  • Shortland Street : Patient in a bed !
  • Jono and Ben : Guy Williams skits
  • Slingshot : 0800 IVR voiceover
  • Shortland Street : Visitor - Lift riding
2016
  • Shortland street : Extra - food show patron
  • 800 words : Passer by
  • Shortland Street : Cafe patron , hospital visitor
  • Slingshot Answerphone Messages
  • Brokenwood Mysteries Series 3 : Cafe Patron (extra)
  • 800 Words : Bar patron (extra)
  • Screen acting for the timid with Sia Trokenheim : Tigerstew Productions/The Green Room
2015
  • Garageland gig : Played top of the bill at the recent "Others Way Festival" in September this year.
  • Vocals for ReMax Real Estate jingle
  • Backing vocals : BVs for New EP by Cold Harvest Trust
  • Radio Voice Over "Rhodes on Cashmere" : Job for Fuse Creative/Movieworks
  • Chainsaw Masochist : 25 year reunion gig of my old band, (guitarist/vocals)
  • Harcourts Real Estate : Voice over for online house for sale
  • Tutor - Audio FX voice over technique course : Helping run a hands-on course teaching up and coming voice artists
  • Guild and Spence : 30 second full sung (demo)
  • Everest Coffee : Jingle Donut (DEMO)
  • Unovent : Female Singer for Unovent Jingle-
  • Park Lane Retirement Village : Femal VO for radio -Fuse Creative
  • Something Radio : Jingle donut
  • Slingshot : IVR/0800 message
2014
  • Digital Productions : Tutor for a Voice-Over technique training course
  • Slingshot answerphone - listen on 0800 89 2000
  • Shanton Clothing : Voice for TV ads and Radio for Shanton
  • Answer Phone Message on hold : A well known Auckland Accountant
  • Slingshot IVR Messages : "Thank you for calling Slingshot... ."
  • Southern Cross Travel Insurance : 30 second radio for Movieworks/Fuse Creative
2013
  • Exodus Security Alarms : Voice over for online website
  • Something Radio : Various radio jingles for clients NZ wide (RadioWorks)
  • Female 60 second TVC voice over : Elite Fitness TVC for Zero Drop sports shoes
  • Southern Cross Travel Insurance TVC voice over and Radio : Radio ads and TVCs
  • Slingshot IVR Messages : Answerphone IVR "Thank you for calling press 1" etc etc!
  • Character voice over for computer game : for Pixelati Auckland
  • 30 second infomercial -Australia only "Luminus Tan" : Graffiti Media - On cable tv in Australia only
  • Flybuys radio commercial : Recorded at Digital Productions Ponsonby
  • Various radio commercials and jingles : Regular voice work for RadioWorks Auckland
2012
  • Real Estate Website : Voicing "walk-throughs" of various upmarket houses for sale on a well known real estate website
  • In-store Radio : Liquor King
  • Female Singer : "Lighting Plus" jingle - current with Larry Killip Music
  • Female TVC VoiceOver : Ongoing TVC s for Southern Cross Travel Insurance
2011
  • Seminar Power Point Presentation voice-over : A well-known finance company end of year Sales Person Seminar - pre-recorded voice over for presentation
  • In-store Radio : Paper Plus, VTNZ, Mitre 10
2010
  • Female Voice for IVR recordings : IVR answer message for SLINGSHOT - ongoing - "Thank you for calling, Please press 1" kinda stuff
2008
  • Female voice for IVR : New Zealand Couriers -"Thank you for calling ..."
2005
  • Female Singer : "Its Cool to Be in T&T" - sang like a kid - "Smith & Keats"
2003
  • RadioWorks : Sales secretary /Pa to sales team
  • Shortland Street : Featured Extra "Janet"
  • Backing Vocals : "Super Turtle" album - Earwig Studios
  • New Zealand Radio Awards : Finalist - best radio jingle
2000
  • TVNZ - TV 2 station promo : Sang two different versions of the "Only wanna Be With 2" station promo, the Kids one (in a kids voice) and the Drama one
1999
  • Garageland support Smashing pumpkins : Another wow moment for me:)
  • Garageland Supported band Weezer in Auckland
  • Performing Arts School : Night School Classes - "Acting for Film"
1998
  • New Zealand Radio Awards : "Finalist" - Associated Craft Award
1997
  • New Zealand Music Awards : Garageland - Best Band of 1996
1996
  • Garageland live at The Olympia Paris : On the bill with Tricky, Neneh Cherry, Sparklehorse and Mazzy Star - the most amazing experience of my life!
1995
  • Big Day Out : got to play on the main stage at BDO
  • Garageland : Gold Record for Exceptional Record Sales in NZ
1993
  • Performing Arts School : Night School Classes - "Improvisation, Screen and Voice"
1991
  • Chainsaw Masochist : Flying Nun band - guitarist and backing vocals 2 albums, many international supports including The Pogues
1985
  • Howick Little Theatre- Youth Group : Several plays and courses in acting

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Fresh Talent and liana parana


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French

I am a Voice-Over artist and Jingle singer with many years radio experience. Experience in straight/corporate reads plus character voices with various accents. Also experienced in website voice overs, in-store radio and company answerphone messages - (IVRs) with a voice range from 20-50. I was born in England so have a slight English twang, but have lived in NZ a long time - Have won several Radio Awards for ads I have voiced. Dabbled in extra work (Shortland Street) and did some night classes at Performing Arts School (Acting for Film, Improvisation) I am also the vetaran of many a band video! I also sang the role of a penguin in an animated version of the TV2 theme song a few years back -

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Extras agent

Fresh talent


Shortland street, Brokenwood Mysteries, 800 Words, American TVNZ pilot (featured art teacher) Having been in bands I have been in many band videos

Music

Drumming ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Singing styles
  • Pop

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Jazz

Influences: Pixies, Grandaddy, Kate Bush, Interpol, Muse, Nine Inch Nails

Backing vocalist and Jingle-Singer - One time original Guitarist for NZ Band Garageland - We received a New Zealand Music Award and Gold Record for exceptional sales. We toured NZ many times, Australia at least twice, plus I played in London and Paris, on the main stage at the Big Day Out and have supported many overseas acts such as Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer. I also love to sing - Have sung many, many radio jingles over the years, and done backing vocals on the last two Garageland Albums plus New Zealand band "SuperTurtle" Can sing from low and sexy through to singing like a kid (or a penguin!) Fave bands - Pixies naturally - also Kate Bush, Interpol, Muse, RadioHead - Nine Inch Nails

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