A Voice That Could Stir an Army

Category : Bios & Memoirs
Language : English
Gender : Female
Accent : American-Southern
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Excerpt from Maegan Parker Brooks's rhetorical biography of civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer.

Baby Love (excerpt)

Category : Bios & Memoirs
Language : English
Gender : Female
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Inspirational
Performance Notes
Excerpt from Rebecca Walker's memoir, Baby Love.

Beloved (excerpt)

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Female
Accent : American-Southern
Vocal Style : Versatile
Performance Notes
This is an excerpt from Toni Morrison's 1987 novel, Beloved. For demo purposes only.

Kristyl Dawn Tift is an artist whose voice has been described as "warm," "engaging," "versatile," "sensual", and "dynamic." She holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies and an MFA in Acting from the New School for Drama/Actor's Studio Drama School. She has been performing professionally for 15 years. She has performed in leading and supporting roles off-off Broadway and in regionally theater (Atlanta). Her film/tv credits include principal roles on Black Lightning, Greenleaf, The Oval, Hall Pass, Necessary Roughness, One Tree Hill, and House of Payne. She has narrated The Soldier's Secret, Pushout, Colonize This!, A Voice That Could Stir and Army, and The Christmas Catalogue. Tift has a three-octave range, an unusual light and dark tonality, and an expert ability to interpret the stories of others using dialect and pitch variation.
AUDIOBOOK NARRATION Colonize This! (Hachette Audio) Push Out (Tantor Audio) A Voice That Could Stir an Army (University Audio Press) The Soldier's Secret (ACX) The Christmas Catalog (ACX) FILM/TV The Oval Principal BET/Tyler Perry Black Lightning Principal CW/Salim Akil Greenleaf Principal OWN/Allan Kroeker Hall Pass Principal WB/The Farrelly Brothers Looper Supporting (uncredited) Endgame Ent./Rian Johnson Cooler Than You Principal Olive Sancho Necessary Roughness Supporting (uncredited) USA/Elodie Keene House of Payne Principal TBS/Tyler Perry One Tree Hill Principal CW/Bethany Joy Galeotti COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL Atlanta Falcons Principal The Richards Group Target Industrial Principal Crawford Media Services
"The smooth tones and rich acting of Kristyl Dawn Tift are a delight, and perfectly capture the drama and intrigue of the story. The audio production is also top notch, leaving the listener with no distractions, able to sink easily into the drama as it unfolds. This well-­â€crafted audiobook was a hit on all fronts...and highly recommended to anyone with an interest in historical fiction." TJ Richards of In'Dtale Magazine (2017)

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