Audiobook narrator, pianist, composer, sound designer, engineer, producer, and teacher
Paul Heitsch brings a wealth of experience and a wide range of sensibilities and contexts to his storytelling. As of this writing, Paul is credited on over 270 titles, under his own name, his romance pseudonym, and those that he has produced for other narrators. Paul, and his cast-mates, were finalists for the 2018 Audie award for Best Original Work (Nevertheless, We Persisted).
Prior to becoming a narrator, he engineered, directed, and produced hundreds of spoken word products,
including several educational products from LeapFrog and VTech Kids, and the first ten languages for Rosetta Stone’s launch of their V3 product line. Paul has also taught multitrack recording and engineering at James Madison University.
In addition to his audiobook work, Paul is a professional pianist,
and performed with Chris Farley, Steve Carrell, Jane Lynch, Jeremy Piven, Joel Murray, Amy Sedaris, and many others, as a member of The Second City National Touring Company.
20s-30s, Middle Age, Senior
American English, British English, Australian, So. African English, American South, Asian, Canadian, Cockney, Dutch, French, German, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Midwest, New York, Russian, Scandinavian, Scottish, South American, Spanish, Yiddish
Contemporary and Classic Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Mystery/Suspense
VocalBooth Platinum Recording Booth
Mics ~ Mojave MA301
Preamps ~ Great River ME-1NV, True Systems P-Solo (hardware) / API Vision and Avalon VT737 (virtual)
Interface ~ UA Arrow
Software ~ Pro Tools Native, V2021.12.0
Computer ~ Mac Mini (2018), OSX 10.15.7 (Catalina), 64GB RAM
SAG-AFTRA :: APA :: PANA :: Narrator Alliance