Actor & Audiobook Narrator

Hey there, I'm Suzanne Barbetta. Welcome to my neighborhood!  I could bore you with a bland-as-vanilla 3rd person bio, but a) I’m more of a coffee-heath-bar-crunch kinda-girl and b) life is too short.

So here's the 411:

I'm a Jersey-Girl. A Storyteller. A Scuba Diver. A Dog Lover. A Role Playing Sci-Fi Fantasy-Geek.

A blue-collar kid who binged on B-movie musicals and Godzilla flicks. I paid my dues as an intern in regional theater becoming a card-carrying member of Actors’ Equity. My actor’s toolbox is stocked with quirky, fierce, flawed and complex characters. I frequently play bright, wry,  brassy broads; smart and smart–mouthed. My audiobook work has garnered an Earphones Award, a SOVAS Award and an Audie Nomination.

As a kid I was a bookish, bossy, rambunctious Jersey-Girl who loved performing, dinosaur models, dragons and classic cars. (If I’d been athletic I would have been a tomboy…instead, I was a mischief-magnet.) A voracious reader, I was perplexed by a sister who “hated reading”. So I pulled out my dog-eared Nancy Drews and read them aloud to share the magic, (thereby avoiding a stint in juvie and sowing the seeds of a career narrating audiobooks). 

When not recording, this still-geeky-girl loves scuba-diving reefs & wrecks, watching Giants Football, and dreaming of flying dragons.

Clients: Penguin Randomhouse, Tantor Media, Realm, ThreeOneSix Audio (The Audio Flow), Spoken Realms, Voices Of Today, Spectrum Audiobooks.

Home  Studio 

  • StudioBricks One
  • Mic: AT2035
  • Interface: Apollo Twin MK II 
  • Software: OCEN Audio/Twisted Wave, Izotope RX