Actor, Teacher, and Writer in New York
Actor/Announcer, Voice-Acting Teacher & Author, Robert-Allan Arno is known for his "spirit of excellence." From kudos in ADWEEK for his spoken-word style, to rave reviews for his authorship of the celeb memoir FROM HOBO FLATS TO THE 5TH DIMENSION amid other accolades, Robert is a respected & reliable, multi-faceted media figure.
Arno's warm yet textured, deeply rich sound has been "the voice" of thousands of commercials including the hip national campaigns for Zeebox & BelVita Breakfast Biscuits. Also on Robert's vast roster: Toyota, Seagram's & the summer blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE spotlighting Arno's booming "in a world of" movie trailer vibe.
As Ambassador to Land of Hope, Nigeria, Robert produces & narrates the prestigious orphanage's inspiring video newsletters thru his co., The Soul of The Voice, Ltd. -- Contact at: email@example.com
Reflecting his legacy in faith-based broadcasting, Robert appeared for 5 seasons as a Bible lector on the national telecast of THE SUNDAY MASS, The ABC Family channel. He's the former drive-time host of the innovative NY radio show GOSPEL GOLD. He's been part of the lay ministry at St. Malachy's--The Actors' Chapel & Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC. A popular MC, Robert hosted Lincoln Center's star-studded tribute to prolific songwriter Laura Nyro--an outdoor concert attended by thousands.
Arno's industry-acclaimed method for voice-actors including stars of TV & stage, Emmy & Tony winners, chart-topping singers, newscasters & stand-ups has been taught in Master Classes, via private consultancy & at universities over 2 decades. Robert directed the #1 neo-Soul singer Nhojj for various global projects & is featured as his coach in the documentary OUT ON THE TRACKS.
Mr. Arno is biographer of Pop-Soul royalty, The 5th Dimension & co-author of founding member LaMonte McLemore's hit memoir FROM HOBO FLATS TO THE 5TH DIMENSION: A LIFE FULFILLED IN BASEBALL, PHOTOGRAPHY & MUSIC. With recommendations by the renown of Johnny Mathis & Nancy Sinatra, Robert made charmingly informative appearances about his writing on WGHT, KMOJ, Boss & Rewound Radio. As with the classic ULTIMATE 5th DIMENSION CD, Arno compiled tunes & wrote in-depth liners for Sony's recent PLAYLIST: THE VERY BEST OF THE 5TH DIMENSION. He created the popular FOREVER 5th DIMENSION blog.
Robert hosted TV's NOW SHOP; PBS's ACTION AUCTION.