Mentor Monday #2: Kathy Keane and Mason Pettit
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About the Event
This is the second installment of my new series Mentor Mondays, where once a month some of the best the business has to offer will donate their their time to talk about their careers, offer advice and answer questions from the room.
Space is limited, so please reseverve your space now. This is a FREE event, but RSVPing is required to get the Zoom link.
About our guests:
Kathy Keane is a nationally recognized voice for Commercials, Audiobooks, Narrations, and Videogames.
Over the past decade, Kathy Keane has voiced hundreds of national commercials for the retail, financial, automotive, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. If you’ve watched commercial TV in the last few years, you have likely heard her voice. Clients include Citibank, Walmart, Pfizer, Nestle, Bayer, Porsche, Kohls, JC Penney, Dodge, Ikea, Geico and many more. In 2019, she won Audiofile Magazine’s “Earphones” Award for her narration of “The Dearly Beloved”. Her most recent videogame work was on Rockstar Games “Red Dead Redemption II”. Of the myriad Corp-Ed projects Kathy has worked on over the years, her favorite is the voice for the overhead globe exhibit in the Hall of Planet Earth at the American Museum of Natural History, which is still running today. Kathy is a mom, a volunteer, a proud member of SAG AFTRA, and an almost lifetime resident of NYC. She’s represented by A3 (formerly Abrams) Artists in NY and LA.
Mason Pettit is a New York based actor and voiceover artist, and is the voice of ABC News, NBC Sports Network, USA Network, Nickelodeon, Sundance TV, Reelz Network, MTV Live & STARZ. Other current and former clients include AT&T, Pontiac, Bounty, Chili’s, America’s Got Talent, Amtrak, Capri Sun, Degree, The Nate Berkus Show, HBO, Showtime Boxing, Jack Daniel’s, TNT, FX, G4 Network, Vh1 Classic, MTV2 and many more. As an actor, Mason developed, produced and performed in eleven Off-Broadway adaptations of Shakespeare as a founding member of the Moonwork Theater company, including a 1998 production of Richard III, called “one of the year’s best” by The New York Times, and a 2001 production of Twelfth Night honored as “the most captivating Shakespeare this town has seen since the death of Joe Papp,” by the NY Press. Recently, Mason developed, produced and originated the role of Billy in a stage adaptation of the 1970 novel and film The Last Detail at the Lucille Lortel Theater. Film and Television credits include Jack Goes Boating (Dir. Philip Seymour Hoffman), You Don’t Know Jack with Al Pacino (Dir. Barry Levenson), The Sopranos, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, Important Things with Demetri Martin, New Amsterdam, The Black Donnelly’s, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: SVU, Unforgettable, and a recurring role on the NBC drama Conviction. Mason is perhaps best known as one half of the AT&T “Buddies” in a four-year campaign that ran during the NCAA tournament. He is a recipient of the William Hirschmann Memorial Award for Theater from Washington & Lee University.