On this episode of Dearest Geeks Tat interviews voiceover artist, producer, writer, and musician Alicyn Packard all about her experience in the industry.
Alicyn Packard embodies one of the most uniquely versatile female voices lighting up screens across the globe. As an actor, writer, producer and musician, Alicyn seamlessly moves between genres, lending her face and voice to a myriad of projects for television, radio, film, web & stage. Nominated for three Voice Arts Awards for excellence in voiceover, and a BTVA Award for “Best Female Lead Vocal Performance,” she can be heard daily bringing to life over a dozen popular animated characters and breathing fresh authenticity into commercials and on-air television promotions.
Alicyn’s current animated projects include starring in the Warner Brothers reboot of, The Tom and Jerry Show, (Toodles) as well as seasons 1 & 2 of in the hit Disney XD series and theatrical movie YoKai-Watch, (Jibanyan, Komajiro, Nate’s Mom and many more), NBC/Sprout’s Space Racers (Robyn) and Poppy Cat (Alma).
Alicyn has also gained the attention of legions of video game enthusiasts through her work on popular games like “Marvel Vs. Capcom” (Mistress Death), “World of Warcraft: Legion” and “The Burning Crusade” (Blood Elf, Shivara Destroyer), “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain,” “Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII,” and “Prince of Persia: Warrior Within” to name a few.
Alicyn can also be heard daily as the On-Air Promotions Voice for the Ovation Television Network. Additional promo credits include ABC, CMT, Starz, & Nick Jr. She is the narrator on Oxygen’s highly-rated series Snapped: She Made Me Do It as well as numerous audiobooks, including Booklist starred Review, Wink, Poppy, Midnight and best-seller Lucky Us.
Alicyn’s debut release as a singer/songwriter, Heartbeat of the Universe, was released in November of 2017 with five self-produced music videos to accompany it.
Her modern, indie-folk sound combines alluring vocals and lush arrangements with lyrics that toe the line between emotional depth and playful poetry.
Alicyn has parlayed her unique talents as a storyteller into writing for animation, including eight episodes of Mattel’s animated series, Barbie: Dreamtopia, and season 2 of Poppy Cat for PBS/Sprout. Her original video shorts, featured on her YouTube Channel, are written, produced and self-directed.
Born in Hanson, Massachusetts, Alicyn received her B.A. at Emerson College, where she acted in numerous student films and honed her announcer skills as a DJ on local radio station WERS. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her amazing husband and energetic toddler.
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