Eric Christianson: voiceover talent and mobile disc jockey

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About Me

If Eric looks familiar, it may be because you've seen him on TV or at the theater, as he has acted in several plays and performed in a number of commercials and industrial films. Eric has also deejayed and/or emcee'd 500+ events in central Texas, where he is one of the more sought-after entertainers of this type. Eric lives in Austin, TX, having moved there in 1983 from Iowa, where he spent his childhood. He hooked up with the improv comedy troupe "ComedySportz" in 1986 and performed with and eventually managed them for 6 years. Eric signed on with Penguin Entertainment in 1997 and is not only their busiest deejay but warehouse manager as well. Eric feels his strong-suit is voice work and, as you can tell from listening to his demos, his voice is extremely versatile, ranging from the consumate announcer-type to the "guy next door". With a plethora of character voices in his repertoire, Eric can fill just about any voice-over need! Eric graduated from Buena Vista University in 1980 with a B.A. in Physical Education. He was a middle school coach and teacher for 14 years. In addition to his acting and deejaying endeavors, Eric currently teaches part-time at a local Sylvan Learning Center.

Facilities & companies that have used Eric:

Hotels: The Four Seasons, Hyatt, Sheraton, Renaissance, Doubletree, Omni, Hilton, Marriott,  Westin-Oaks Galleria, Holiday Inn, Stephen F. Austin, Driskill, La Mansion, The Grand Plaza, Ramada, The Crowne Plaza.

Event facilites: Austin 71, Hamilton 12, House on the Hill, The Allan House, Barr Mansion, Villa Antonia, Vintage Villas, Mercury Hall, The Woodlands Resort, The HESS Club, Paraiso Maravilla, The Trois Estates, The Courtyard on St. James, The Rainbow Lodge, The Westlake Club, The Petroleum Club.

Country clubs: Austin CC, River Place CC, Barton Creek CC, Westwood CC, Sweetwater CC, Pine Forest CC, Sugar Creek CC, Greenspoint CC.

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10737 Gulfdale, Suite 200  San Antonio, TX  78216                                         Height: 5'8"    Weight:  150 lbs    
Tel: (210) 492-9947   Fax: (210) 492-9921                                                         Hair: brown    Eyes: Brown


Film
The Crypt                                                              Thomas                                                Wildelynx Prod.
Ballad of the Sad Cafe                                        featured extra                                       Merchant Ivory Prod.

Television
The FBI Files                                                  immigration inspector                                New Dominion Prod.
Silvertime Soap Opera                                               Roger                                       Silvertime Soap Opera, Inc.
Fasting Can Save Your Life                                      narrator                                           Life Science Institute
When We Really Try                                              Uncle Hal                                              In Theo Prod.
And Now for Something Completely            
      Rotten in the State of Denmark                           Hamlet                                           Caliche Productions

Commercials
voc credits available upon request

Industrials/Voice-Overs
Reality                                                                   announcer                                       Tequila Mockingbird
Buck's Landing                                                         narrator                                   Guerra Deberry Coody & Co.
Babtist Medical Center                                            announcer                                 Guerra Deberry Coody & Co.
Mainstreaming Special Needs Kids                            narrator                                    Educational Service Center
Whataburger                                                              father                                       The Production Company
AutoValue: Excellence In Store                             spokesperson                               Louis Pitlock & Associates
Southwestern Bell: New Tech.                               spokesperson                                       Talent Partners
Tivoli Information Systems                                     spokesperson                                           T.I.S. Prod.
City of San Antonio Tourism Dept.                               father                                              Alamo City Prod.
The Brain Game                                                         host                                             Moving Image Prod.
Electronic Selection Systems                                     Larry                                         TX-Pacific Film & Video
Insyst                                                                  hotel manager                                        El Adam Prod.

Theater (selected roles)
Originals Only                                                 Marty; Father Bowman                         Vortex Performance Cafe
Cat on a Hot Tin                                                         Brick                                             The Acting Studio
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown                               Linus                                             Bedichek Theater
The Seven Denials                                                     Jesus                                             various churches
The Night of January 16th                                  defense atty. Stevens                                Rolfe Auditorium

Training
Film acting classes by Cliff Osmond, Mona Lee, Michael Costello, Doris Hargrave, & Al Onorato.
Commercial audition classes by Lee Peterson, Toni Cobb, Jo Edna Boldin, Barbara Brinkley, & Donise Hardy.
Stage acting classes by Michael Harlin & U. of Texas Drama Dept.
Voice-over training by Kathleen Couser & Julie Williams.

Special Abilities
improv comedian; disk jockey; proficient in all sports, incl. gymnastics; good physique; 14 yrs teaching & coaching experience; dilalects; accents; jibberish languages; proficient w/ teleprompter.