NOVA Voice Over Talent Management
Featured Actor

DeBorah Sharpe-Taylor

Voice Over Category: The Women  

Actor Information

Name:  DeBorah Sharpe-Taylor - Real person; gal next door; Mom; African American, southern, and urban dialects, announcer.
Union Memberships:  SAG, AFTRA, AEA
Reading Age:  40-60
City:  Los Angeles
State:  California

Resume & Biography:  

DeBorah Sharpe-Taylor, enjoyed 3 seasons on AMERICAN IDOL as a member of the finale choir. She is the children’s choir directorat Christ Memorial Church (pastored by André Crouch), Vocal Instructor and Musical Director for Phillips Performing Arts (Alice in Wonderland, Seussical, Guys & Dolls, Annie…. Performing Arts for Life and Education Foundation (Christmas Came to Watts Too, & As We Like It) Towne Street youth summer musical theatre program (The Wiz, Beauty and the Beast, & Bubbling Brown Sugar). She also teaches her VOCAL ZONE Technique privately offering one-on-one, and performance group vocal instruction. Her most recent STAGE performance credits include The Day The Earth Shook Haiti, My Old Friends, 365 Days Plays, BoobyTrap, Blues In The Night, REJOICE, and As We Like It. Since the mid 90’s, Ms. Sharpe-Taylor has performed Letters to Harriet Tubman throughout the greater Los Angeles area as Harriet. She was in the original production of Little Shop of Horrors, at the Orpheum Theatre in NYC with her late husband the original Voice of Audrey II (the Man eating PLANT), Ron Taylor. She performed in and functioned as Vocal Director (Geffen Playhouse, LA) for the Broadway Musical Ron created, It Ain’t Nothin But The Blue. Other notable theatre credits include, Jelly’s Last Jam, The Wiz, Purlie, Eubie, Blues in the Night and Once On This Island, among others.

Ms. Sharpe-Taylor had the privilege of touring with some notable performers. She appeared as the 3rd member of the SUPREMES with Mary Wilson, and Cindy Birdsong, and sang back up for HARRY BELAFONTE, SOUL ll SOUL, and BARRY WHITE, to name a few. TV commercials include Sharpie Pens, Rite Aid, and OneTouch Glucose Monitor, and most recently Safeway/Von’s, Vytorin, and McDonalds, and she recently completed a TV Pilot called CULTURE SHOCK. Voice-over bookings include, AT&T, J.C. Penney, Albertons, State Farm Ins, and MGD to name a few. And finally, see her in the films Road Kings (Epiphany Films) and the soon to be released, Julius Home.

Audio Samples

Commercial Demo

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Nova Voice Over Talent Management