Gary Mitchell

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Languages
English (North American)
English (British and European)
English (Transatlantic)
English (United Kingdom)
Accents and Dialects
English (British) RP, English (International), Yorkshire/Humber (Northern English), London/Estuary (Southern English), Scottish, General American.
Voice Age
Middle Aged
Senior
Experience
VIDEO (Voice Over)

- "Filtertechnik Particle Pal Pro". Explainer video. Role: Narrator. Downloadable on Vimeo.

- 5-part TV/internet documentary series (travel/exploration). Role: Narrator. In post-production.

- E-Learning book/training video series for a leading global biotechnology company. Role: Narrator. In post-production.

- "PANORAMIX: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog" (animated). dir. George Glynos (Bezier Animation Studio, Athens, Greece). I provided the voice-over for this 2D animation explainer video created for GRNET, the national research and education network of Greece. The video describes, in a fun and entertaining way, the use of PANORAMIX core technology. PANORAMIX is a privacy preserving system enabling everybody to be confident that who we talk with on the internet remains confidential. Downloadable on Vimeo.

- "Square1Hundred Business & Personal Coaching" (animated). dir. Tasmin Baker (Tambit Ltd., Bristol, UK ). My voice-over delivers an engaging, motivational and upbeat message about why business or personal coaching could be helpful and useful to any individual. See/hear video on Square1Hundred website.

ACTING/LIVE READINGS (Stage Performance)

"What I Meant to Say" by Joanne Eisenberg. Role: Stephen. Playmate Playwrights Presents "Truth Be Told", An Evening of Readings of Short One Act Plays. Performed in the Amphitheater at Paxson Hill Farm, New Hope, PA, USA (dir. Sarah St. Clair).

"No Clue" by Joanne Eisenberg. Role: Man. Playmate Playwrights Presents "Love is Strange", a conglomeration of six original one act live play readings in one evening. Performed at Hopewell Theater, Hopewell, NJ, USA (dir. Joey Perillo). An argumentative couple are clueless about something. Or maybe nothing.

"The Stalker" by Jennifer Nelson. Role: Colin. Playmate Playwrights Presents "Love is Strange", a conglomeration of six original one act live play readings in one evening. Performed at Hopewell Theater, Hopewell, NJ, USA (dir. Joey Perillo). A mentally impaired young man threatens and torments a woman living alone.

"The Family Tree" by Joanne Eisenberg. Role: James. Playmate Playwrights Presents "Up A Tree", Readings of Ten Minute One Acts in One Evening. Performed in the Amphitheater at Paxson Hill Farm, New Hope, PA, USA (dir. Joey Perillo). My character, a bartender at the Waldorf, receives a visitor from his past.

"Okay for Sound Presents Two Fun Radio Plays". Roles: Richard Dawson, The Strange Dr. Weird, Gerold. Performed before a live audience in The Art Room, Philadelphia, PA (dir. Andy Pettit). “Match Word ’18,” an original updated version of the kooky Match Game of the 1970’s (by Andy Pettit), and “The Voice of Death,” an episode of “The Strange Dr. Weird” series from 1945 (by Robert A. Arthur).

Monologue from "Skylight" by David Hare. Role: Tom Sergeant. Fallsington Library Stage, Fallsington, PA (dir. Joey Perillo). I was the winner of the inaugural evening of "competitive monologues", as judged by a panel of luminaries of the Philadelphia Theater (Judges: Drucie McDaniel, principal instructor at Drucie McDaniel Studio in Old City, actress, director and Acting Instructor at Walnut Street Theatre for 25+ years; Mark Saxton, actor, musician, former Equity Liaison, 25 years as Equity Stage Manager and co-founder of the legendary Philadelphia talent casting agency, “The Talent Pool”, and; Renee Lucas Wayne, actress, playwright, director, producer and co-founder of Black Magic Woman Productions).

VOICE ACTING (Radio)

Lead Roles: Drama/Suspense -

"The Witch's Tale: The Devil Doctor" by Alonzo Deen Cole (radio play). Role: Mr. Douglas. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character is recently arrived with his family from America, having just bought an English mansion. Why do the locals protest the Douglas's presence?

"Quiet Please: Anonymous" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: Politician. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character receives a threat on the 'phone that haunts him to obsession.

"Suspense: The Black Door" by Robert Arthur (radio play). Role: Landry. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, a would be professor, is sent to Central America to re-discover a lost civilization filled with treasure, which he finds. But what's behind the black door?

"Quiet Please: Beezer's Cellar" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: Stanley. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). After an encounter with an old man who mentions a haunted but abandoned cellar, my character and his shady friends make their way to this perfect hiding place ... or is it too perfect?

"Quiet Please: Whence Came You?" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: Austin. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, an archaeologist, is on the hunt for buried artifacts and possibly, treasure. During a dig near Cairo, he uncovers a terrifying presence.

"Rocky Fortune: Too Many Husbands" by George Lefferts & Ernest Kinoy (radio play). Role: Rocky Fortune. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character is hired by a beautiful woman to kill her husband.

"Quiet Please: Inquest" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: William Ross. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character finds himself in a large room surrounded by strange people. He doesn't know where he is, how he got there, or how long he has been there. A man identifying himself as the coroner tells him that it is an inquest. It isn't long before Mr. Ross realizes that the inquest is no normal affair.

"The Strange Dr. Weird: The Voice of Death" by Robert A. Arthur (radio play). Roles: Dr. Weird, Gerold. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). I play the weird Doctor himself and the hapless Gerold, cousin to the disgruntled Blanche who, when left out of a relative's will, plots to dispose of the existing heirs.

"X Minus 1: "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury (radio play). Role: George Abbot. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). "The Veldt" is a futuristic story about what happens when George and Lydia Abbot buy an automatic HAPPYLIFE Home that's guaranteed to do ... what?

"Suspense: "Backseat Driver" by Sally Thorson (radio play). Role: Joe Charles. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character Joe and his wife Ellie, a suburban couple, are held hostage by a killer.

"The Columbia Workshop: Meridian 7-1212" by Irving Reis (radio play). Roles: Jim Fawcett (a writer for Manhattanite magazine); John (a caller); Percival (an uptight British desk clerk); Neal (a lawyer's assistant); I also play the British Overseas 'phone operator. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). In 1930's New York, lives connect through the telephone time-service.

"Call of the Revolution" by Leonid Andreyev (adapted for radio). Role: Man. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Gary Mitchell). A character study of a man and a woman on the brink of great events. What would you do, what will you feel, when you hear them building barricades outside your window?

"Assignment Home: The Face" by Arthur Laurents (radio play). Role: Ingalls. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, a WW2 soldier who's face has been badly damaged by a strafe bombing, must confront the ordeal of living with a new face. I also play "The Colonel".

"The Inner Sanctum Mysteries: The Horla" adapted from a story by Guy de Maupassant (radio play). Role: Martin Karily. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, a world-famous concert pianist, is haunted and feels compelled to kill.

"The Big Story: Manhunt in Manhattan" by Arnold Perl and Robert Sloane (radio play). Role: Ted Prager. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). The Big Story dramatized the true stories of real-life newspaper reporters. To what extent will my character, a beat reporter for the New York Daily News, risk his reputation and life to snare a cynical, snarly gangster? I also play Chick, a guy in the bar.

"Quiet Please: Let The Lilies Consider" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: James Roderick. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, a man who loves flowers, is giving a statement to the police who believe he killed his wife because she jealously hated his flowers.

"Northern Lights" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: Paul McGilligat. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character is one of two scientists who develop a device to move objects about in time. A creepy-crawly classic from the Golden Age of Radio.

"The Furnished Floor" by Lucille Fletcher (radio play). Role: Mr. Jennings. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). A busy-body housekeeper welcomes my character, a former tenant, back to his rented flat. Jennings originally left after the death of his wife; now he's found another love and wants everything the way it used to be. Everything!

"Back for Christmas" by John Collier (radio play). Role: Prof. Herbert Carpenter. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character, a downtrodden professor of botany, plots to kill his wife Hermione and elope with his mistress. Hermione has promised all of their friends they'll be home for Christmas, but if Herbert has his way, she won't be!

"Murder is the Medium" by Richard Ellington (radio play). Role: Detective Brad Runyon. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). A ten-inch stiletto cuts a murder during a séance, and later a poisoning or two leads my character to the killer.

"12 to 5" by Wyliss Cooper (radio play). Role: Herbie Buchanan. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). A late-night DJ gets news from my character, from a half hour in the future.

Lead Roles: Comedy -

"The Bickersons, The Honeymoon is Over": "Two Weeks with Pay" by Philip Rapp (radio play). Role: John Bickerson. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My over-worked character explains that he can't go on vacation. Will his wife Blanche understand?

"My Favorite Husband: Spring Cleaning" by Anthony Ellis (radio play). Role: George Cooper. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). 1st broadcast in 1950 starring Lucille Ball, "Spring Cleaning" light-heartedly considers Liz’s anxiety when my character, George (her husband) evidently receives a letter from a mysterious lady.

"The Bickersons, The Honeymoon is Over": "John's Will" by Philip Rapp (radio play). Role: John Bickerson. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character John and his wife Blanche are bickering over why he hasn't made out his will. Who will he leave it to?

"A Lonely Impulse of Delight" by John Patrick Stanley (radio play). Role: Walter. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Gary Mitchell). My character brings his best friend Jim to the lake in Central Park to see the mermaid he’s fallen in love with.

"Hello" and "Mini Drama" from "Good Evening" by Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore (a radio revue). Role: Pete. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Classic satirical comedy sketches.

"Captain Midnight: The Perada Treasure" by Robert M. Burtt and Willfred G. Moore (radio play). Role: Captain Midnight. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character Capt. Midnight, his eager sidekick Chuck and associate Juan Perada are stuck with their plane grounded in mud and surrounded by a gang of ruthless criminals. Can they extricate themselves from this sticky situation?

"The Planet Man: Episode #2" by Palladium Radio Productions (radio play). Role: Dantro, The Planet Man. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Can my character Dantro thwart the evil dictator of Mars from conquering the solar system?

"The Canterville Ghost" by Oscar Wilde (radio play, based on the dramatization by Walton Butterfield). Roles: Hiram Otis; The Ghost. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). The story concerns a family's encounters with a ghost that's been haunting an estate since 1575. How can he be laid to rest?

"The Marx Brothers, Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel", Episode 14: "The Theater Company"(radio play). . Role: Chico Marx. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Chico and Groucho take over as managers of a Shakespeare production. Can they save Romeo and Juliet from smoldering in flames or will they fan it with their usual tornado trickery?

"The Crazy World of Vic and Sade: The Washing Machine is on the Blink" and "Uncle Fletcher's Meals" by Paul Rhymer (radio plays). Role: Victor Rodney Gook (Vic). G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Sade has trouble with the washing machine - it keeps shocking her - and so she calls on my character Vic (her husband) and Rush (their son) to have a look at it. We don't really know how to fix the machine, so we decide instead to have fun shocking each other ... and Sade! In the second story, Vic is talking with Rush when Uncle Fletcher stops in to complain about his landlady.

"The Bickersons, The Honeymoon is Over": "The Tax Refund" & "The Eighth Wedding Anniversary" by Philip Rapp (radio plays). Role: John Bickerson. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character and his wife are always bickering, but also show an uncommon tenderness towards each other.

"Brit Wit!" (a radio revue). Role: Pete. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Classic satirical comedy sketches by Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore.

"Fibber McGee and Molly: Fibber is House-sitting" by Jim & Marian Jordan (radio play). Role: Fibber McGee. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). An episode of the classic comedy series. My character Fibber volunteers to take care of the pompous neighbor's house, canary and goldfish while he's out of town. Hilarity ensues!

"Death" by Woody Allen (radio play). Role: Kleinman. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character finds himself involved in a plan to capture a desperate murderer without any knowledge of his role in the plan.

Support Roles: Drama/Suspense -

"Escape: I Saw Myself Running" by Anthony Ellis (radio play). Role: Fred. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). My character Fred is husband to Susan, who is determined to escape from her dream-state alter-ego, Sue.

"The Short-Short Story: Success Story" (radio play, author unknown). Roles: George Putnam (announcer), Burton, Dan. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). A casual conversation in a New York casting office brings back memories of an old romance.

"The Strange Dr. Weird: Journey Into The Unknown" by Robert A. Arthur (radio play). Role: Mr. Drake. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). I play the father of a young scientist who, while experimenting with a "strength" serum, starts reverse-evolving!

"The Cable Car Murder Case" by Monte Masters (radio play). Role: Lt. Ray Mallard. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Script from "Candy Matson, Yukon 2-8209", a classic PI drama series. A man riding on a cable car is silently shot to death. My character, a police detective, is Candy Matson's love interest. I also play "Campbell", the Scots purser of the good ship Dwightsonius.

Support Roles: Comedy –

"Match Word '18" by Andy Pettit (radio play). Role: Richard Dawson. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). A spoof on the '70s game show in which contestants tried to match answers given by celebrities to humorous, risque fill-in-the-blank questions.

"CBS 1939 Christmas Special: The Visit of St. Nick", adapted from a poem by C. C. Moore (radio play). Roles: Santa Claus, Billy Mouse. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). We explore the frantic activity in Santa's workshop as he prepares his sleigh for the Night before Christmas.

"Our Miss Brooks: The Magic Christmas Tree" by Al Lewis (radio play). Roles: Mr. Boynton, Street urchin, Minerva (a cat). G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). This episode of the famous comedy series entertains the notion what might happen to the cast of characters should a little boy come by Ms. Brooks' house bearing an enchanted evergreen. My character Mr. Boynton is Miss Brooks' unrequited love interest.

"The Marx Brothers, Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel", Episode 17: "The Stolen Rembrandt" (radio play). Roles: Thorndyke, Landlord, Customer #2, Sheriff. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). The detective duo is assigned to track down the thief of a stolen painting.

"Fibber Paints the Christmas Tree White" and "Making Fudge” by Jim & Marian Jordan (radio plays). Roles: Dr. George Gamble/Wilcox. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). Two episodes from the heart-warming classic comedy series "Fibber McGee and Molly". My character, Doc Gamble, is a local physician and surgeon with whom Fibber has a long-standing rivalry and friendship. Wilcox is the Announcer.

"The Love Nest" by Ring Lardner, dramatized by Jean Dixon (radio play). Role: Bartlett, a reporter. G-Town Radio, Philadelphia, PA, USA (dir. Andy Pettit). The wealthy president of Modern Pictures invites my character to spend some time at his mansion so that he can "see us just as we are." Little does he know, that's exactly what will happen!
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About
Gary’s Mother Tongue is English (British). Raised in England and Scotland, Gary has experienced life and business cultures in various regions of the UK, Scandinavia and currently the USA. He resides between New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA, with fast, easy access to both cities.

Gary’s speaking voice has been described as authentic, warm, friendly, disarming, calming, genuine, engaging, upbeat and trustworthy. His vocal range is Middle Aged (35-54) and Senior (55+). He offers a variety of styles and dialects, for example as an expert narrator, intelligent, down-to-earth; a corporate, educated voice; a soft, lilting tone, great for kids; in English (British) RP, English (International), Yorkshire/Humber (Northern English), London/Estuary (Southern English), Scottish, General American.

Gary features regularly in radio plays from the Golden Age of Radio, broadcast live from Philadelphia and around the world via the internet; he has multiple credits in both dramatic and comedic leading roles. Gary’s singing voice (baritone) is also professionally trained. He has local stage acting training and experience.

With a tertiary degree in Biology/Ecology, Gary is familiar with general technical, scientific, environmental and life-science terminology. Gary is also active in the fitness & wellness industry as a certified coach, with a passion for cycling and qigong – great for voiceover breath control!

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