FROM Barbara Rosenblat
Barbara Rosenblat Barbara Rosenblat Fans of the Netflix series Orange is the New Black know actor Barbara Rosenblat as Miss Rosa, the cancer-stricken prisoner with a penchant for robbing banks. But even if you’ve never seen the show, you may recognize Rosenblat’s voice. Rosenblat is an audiobook narrator--one of the most sought after and award-winning narrators in the country. She’s recorded more than 400 titles to date. Rosenblat is also a singer. She has performed on Broadway and worked as a dialect coach. In addition to all those jobs, she can now add author. Rosenblat’s written an e-book called Audiobook Narrator : The Art of Recording Audiobooks. She tells us how she’s able to balance all those jobs, and gives us a sample of her narration work.
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