Emmy-nominated actress Tasia Valenza has been one of the top female voiceover artists in the country for over 25 years.
Her voice demonstrates a range of versatility that has been described as seductive, alluring and enticing as well as bright, cheery and animated.
With a knack for accents and emotional appeal, Tasia's voice leaves audiences spellbound and gives words a life of their own.
Early Work as an On-Screen Actress
Near the beginning of her career, Tasia played the role of Dottie Thornton on All My Children from 1982 to 1986, earning a Daytime Emmy nomination for her work. She made her on-screen debut playing alongside Sean Penn and Donald Southerland in Crackers (1984). She also stole viewers' hearts in guest star appearances the 1990's such as the Vulcan, T'Shanik, in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and a recurring role as Lieutenant Winslow in Space: Above & Beyond. Tasia has also appeared in renowned shows such as Cheers, 21 Jump Street, and The A-Team. One of her most well-known roles is her portrayal of Jodie Abramovitz in Aaron Spelling's drama series, The Heights (1992).
Voice Acting Iconic Roles
Tasia is best known for voicing widely-recognized, strong female characters in video games and animated television shows. She has gained a worldwide following from her videogame roles, such as a recurring role as Poison Ivy in the Batman: Arkham Asylum games and Lego DC Super-Villains. She has also played General Shaak Ti in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Kalyio Djannis in Star Wars: The Old Republic, and Sniper Wolf in Metal Gear Solid. Well-received videogames from the World of Warcraft series to Leo's Fortune have featured her voice.
Television voice roles include Maria Amino in Ozzy and Drix, Computer in Star Trek: Discovery, and Gabriela in Danger Rangers. Her voice has also appeared in well-known animated series, such as Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994), The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1997), The New Batman Adventures (1998), The Wild Thornberrys (2000), and What's New, Scooby Doo? (2003-2005).
Owner of Giving Great Voice
Tasia recently combined her love of her work and passion for wanting to help and inspire others to establish Giving Great Voice, a fun, interactive coaching platform that instills confidence in both actors and non-actors. Her presentation empowers communication skills and motivates students to find their own unique voice. Tasia's program is now available for speaking engagements, workshops, and one-on-one coaching sessions, and is quickly gaining traction and creating a following.
Giving Great Voice Back
In the spirit of a true Jedi, Tasia also believes in the benefits of meditation. In the spirit of giving back, she has co-created and voiced the free Haven Affirmation Mediation app, available free of charge in the App Store and Google Play. The app hosts ten-minute guided meditation exercises to help bring mindfulness and relaxation to listeners. Tasia has also lent her voice to various charities, supporting We Are The Mighty, SOS Children's Villages, The Wildlife Sanctuary and more.