Janyse is a Canadian singer/songwriter, actress, musician, dancer, and author. In acting, her major voiceover roles include Marvel vs Wolverine, My Little Pony, Inuyasha, Ed Edd n Eddy, Batman: Black & White, Baby Looney Tunes, War Planets, Spiderman, and Strawberry Shortcake. In both on-camera and voice, her credits include working with companies such as Warner Bros, Alliance Atlantis, Hasbro, Marvel, Paramount, The Cartoon Network, and Universal Pictures.
As a singer/songwriter, Janyse creates and weaves a musical thread of inspiration. Her soon-to-be released EP “Omnia Vincit Amor” is described as “Ambient pop with soothing melodic vocals. A mix of world beats, modern sounds and rhythms” written to relax and uplift. Her accolades include Best Song for ‘This Day Is Mine’ at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, nominations for “Best Friend Forever” and “Dreamers” in the Pop category at the same event, winner of Best Jazz CD for ‘The Magic of Christmas’ at the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards, a nomination for “Stomp” at the US Independent Music Awards, a nomination for Best Jazz Recording at the Hollywood Music and Media Awards, and a nomination for “Blessed Is This Holy Night” at the Hollywood Music Awards. Her songs and singing have also been selected to be in movies such as Blond and Blonder, American Mary, Debbie Macomber’s Dashing Through the Snow, and Making Mr. Right.
Janyse was the Narrator of the Emmy award-winning series “Adoption Stories” (Discovery Health) but it was her voiceover work on the hit animated series “Ed, Edd n Eddy” (Cartoon Network) that impacted her the most. Janyse had the opportunity to meet children from the Make-A-Wish® Foundation that faced life threatening diseases. It inspired her to create a concept called ‘The Magic of Think®’ to help children develop strength and courage. This led Janyse to writing books, music, and videos to inspire children. She received a nomination for Best Song at the Indie Music USA awards. Through it all she fought an auto-immune disease triggered by a car accident. She was told to quit her career because she could end up in a wheelchair. She refused and spent many years studying health and the power of thoughts. You will hear the influences within her music.
Janyse grew up in Kelowna, British Columbia, and has French and Icelandic ancestry. At the age of four, Janyse’s dream was to sing, act and dance so she practiced by performing for the trees and flowers in her backyard. At the age of five, she began training with the Canadian School of Ballet for eleven years. She studied piano for six years with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She wrote her first poem at the age of six and her first song at the age of nine. She had the opportunity to dance in the same class as Michael Jackson’s dancers, and study acting from the renowned coach Ivana Chubbuck.
Full credits can be viewed on the Internet Movie Database at www.imdb.com