Initial PGF Award: Theater Fellowship, 1987
ADRIANA SANANES (SAG-AFTRA-AEA) is a leading actress with the major NYC Hispanic theatre companies. Her performances of the leading Lorca and Spanish classical heroines were rewarded with the Princess Grace Foundation’s Theatre Fellowship, the Best Actress Award for El Burlador de Sevilla at the XIII International Festival in El Paso, the Hispanic Critics Association award for Antonio Machado’s Revoltillo and the Hispanic Association of Latin Actors award for Bernarda.. Adriana narrated the Oscar nominated and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner documentary Children of Fate, and such bestseller novels as The Dark Bride, My Sister Frida and Loving Che. Her voice can be heard in many TV voice overs and radio spots. Last seen in NYC and Paris in Teatro Círculo’s Entremeses, and with the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre in Bernarda. VOICE OVER RESUME: Documentaries: Children of Fate Lead Narrator/Todd & Young/Archipelago Films Grand Jury Prize-Sundance Film Festival l993/Academy Award Nom. 1994-Best Feature Docum. Channel 4 Voice of “Albita”-Documentary on Cuban singer PBS Lead narrator: special reports on Chile; Jordan; et al. UNICEF Lead narrator: special reports on Bangladesh;Ethiopia;Somalia; et al. NBC Nightly News Lead narrator for reports on Nicaragua; El Salvador; et al. United Nations Lead narrator for various documentaries; dubbing Books on Tape: Recorded Books, Inc: Over 30 titles including The Dark Bride and My Sister Frida or full list go to: recordedbooks.com American Found. for the Blind: Reader’s Digest; Good Housekeeping Highbridge Audio: Loving Che by Ana Menéndez DH Audio: Tending Lives-Nurses on the Medical Front by Echo Heron Bantam Audio: Where the Buzzards Fly by Louis L’amour, et al. Knowledge Products: The World’s Political Hot Spots-Chile & Argentina Scholastic: A Birthday Basket for Tia;Too Many Tamales; several Hans Christian Andersen and Grimm Fairy Tales Spoken Arts Company: Animals on the Verge of Extinction; Abuela’s Weave; and other children’s stories Berlitz: The Five Crayons; Numbers; et al. Random House: Hansel and Gretel, and other children’s stories Educational Video and Audio Tapes: ABC News InterActive: Ted Koppel Special Reports - InterActive series Mathematics; Politics; Social Studies; American History; Teenage Pregnancy; Alcohol and Drug Abuse, et al. Language Tapes: Berlitz ; McGraw-Hill; Crown; Holt ; Hartcort; Caedmon; Random House; D.C.Heath; Living Language; Barron’s, et al. Special Skills: Narrator; Announcer; Dubbing; Lip-synch; UN Style; Character voices; Translations; Bilingual; Accents. Languages: Spanish: Accents in Spanish: Generic, Castillian, Argentinian, Mexican, Cuban English: Accents in English: Continental, Italian, various Hispanic accents Industrial Voice Overs; Recorded Voice Messages/Telephony; Radio and TV voice-over commercials: Lists upon request.