Meet the Instructors 2012-2013


Mike Kirby

Mike Kirby Visit his website at

Eizabeth Lennie

Elizabeth Lennie

ELIZABETH LENNIEis currently station voice of TVO, was the narrator of the award-winning series Bathroom Divas for Bravo, and her voice-over clients have included Toyota, Lindt, IBM, Honda, Sick Kids, Ontario College of Pharmacists, and narrations for Science North, the Hazelton Hotel, The Royal Amwaj. She appears as an actress regularly in film and television.

Elizabeth aka Libby also paints and is collected in Canada and the UK.

Nicky Guadagni

Nicky Guadagni

NICKY GUADAGNI, an award-winning actress, voice coach, teacher and communications consultant, has coached many on-air reporters such as Brian Stewart, John McGrath, and Dr. Greg Wells. Nicky has been an actress for 35 years in film, TV, stage and radio, has narrated numerous documentaries, provided the voice for many TV and radio ads, read "The Stone Carvers" for CBC's "Between the Covers', won 2 Gemini Awards for television acting (nominated for five Gemini awards). She was originally trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England and now teaches acting at the University of Toronto.

Jim Rankin

JIM RANKIN 2002 Gemini Award Winner for Best Performance in a Children's Series, for Doozie in Scoop and Doozie, Jim is an Actor, Puppeteer and Cartoon Voice Performer with regular voices on Super Mario, Dog City, Bad Dog, Franklin the Turtle, Richard Scarry Stories, Rupert the Bear, Pippi Longstocking, Bedtime Primetime Classics, Freaky Stories, Noddy and Puppets Who Kill which airs for the Comedy Channel. ACTRA, Equity.

Robin Ward

Robin Ward

ROBIN WARD, Actor, narrator, musician, The Alan Ward Trio, on-camera host, CTV and The Weather Network. Robin's voice is recognized as narrator for Situation Critical and Forensic Factor for The Discovery Channel, off-camera host of Twilight Zone, PSI Factor, commercial voice of Esso and Lays Potato Chips.

Karl Pruner


It has been our privilege to have the following actors / directors / producers / writers teach for Voiceworx and share their knowledge of the recorded voice industry.

Harvey Atkin Eva Almos John Evans Barry Flatman Katie Griffin
Susan Hart Ellen Ray Hennessy Elva May Hoover John Jarvis Jeffrey Knight
Julie Lemieux Sunday Muse Doug Paulson Susan Roman John Stocker
Jessie Thomson Debra Toffan Robin Ward

In-Studio Commercial
Voice-over Workshops

Monthly Voice-over Workshop
Tuesday evenings in-studio

The Voice-Over Weekend
For out-of-towners – a survey course

One-on-one Voice-over Coaching
with Mike Kirby for Professional Performers

The Voiceworx Demo
The industry standard

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Featured Demos

Listen to Mike Kirby's demo
Commercial Artificial Intelligence, A.I.
Movie Trailers  
Les Miserables  
Narration Dawn of Man  
HGTV Canada  
Listen to Elizabeth Lennie's demo
Commercial Toyota Video
Narration TVO Arts and Docs