Announcing Cathy Weseluck

Written by Aurora


Published on September 13, 2021

Announcing: Cathy Weseluck

During PonyCon Holland 2021 Cathy will be making an appearance on the big screen to answer all your questions!

Internationally known, award-winning voice-over actor Cathy Weseluck’s acting/production career extends over a  wide range of areas. In addition to her continued success as a voice-over performer, Cathy’s noted accomplishments also include her work as a TV actor, instructor, consultant, guest speaker, casting director/director, associate producer, writer, composer, performer and photographer. 

Born in Toronto and with the achievement of an Honours Music Degree and Minor in Sociology in her pocket,  Cathy began a radio production career with the CBC Radio Music Department as a trainee Producer in Toronto,  working as an editor, production assistant, writer/researcher, interviewer, stage-director, director and assistant producer. Later, she was awarded the position of Associate Producer for CBC Radio Two’s internationally acclaimed “DiscDrive” in Vancouver, BC as part of the original team. 

With the encouragement of CBC Radio Host Jurgen Gothe, Cathy then launched her voice-over career, first with radio and TV commercials (“Safeway”, “McDonalds”, “Red Robin”…) and later, mastered the voice-over world of animation, narration, ADR, the gaming industry, looping and other speciality projects. Other notable commercials  include “BMO”, “Ikea”, “BC Paramedics”, “BC Hydro”, “Staples”, “Telus”, “Disney”, “Subaru”, “Mattel” and “7-11”. 

Known in the animation world for her starring roles as ‘Spike’ (‘Coco Pommel’/‘Mayor’) in “My Little Pony:  Friendship is Magic”, ‘Buttercream Sundae’ in the fun-filled series “Littlest Pet Shop”, ’Cybersix’ (and ‘Adrian’) in the award-winning TMS/N.O.A. series “Cybersix”, ‘Shahzaman’ of “1001 Nights”, ‘Gizmo’ the lovable robot in  “Super Book”, ‘Yuma’ in the adventure series “World Trigger”, ‘Dennis’ in the hit Disney comedy series “Kid Vs Kat”,  ‘Near’ in “Death Note”, ‘Young Trunks’ in “Dragonball Z”, and as ‘Shampoo’ in “Ranma ½”, Cathy has performed thousands of voices in hundreds of productions. 

Other notable animation voice-over credits include: ‘Charlotte’ (“Molly Of Denali”), ’Garcia’ (“Black Lagoon”), ‘Patty  Keys’ (“Ninjago: Masters Of Spinjitzu”), ’Penny’ (“Roll Bots”), ‘Rarity’ (“My Little Pony: The Runaway Rainbow”),  ‘Kagome’s Mom’ & ‘Ayumi’ (“Inuyasha”), ‘Ravess’ (“Storm Hawks”), ‘Snoozer’, ‘Laura’s Mom’, ‘Omarr’ (“Hamtaro”),  and ‘Kid Grave’ (“Mega Man”), to name a few! 

Her narration and video game credits include “CBC’s Life & Times – ‘Silver Lining: The Brian Orser Story’”, “Terasen  Gas”, “BC Ferries”, “EA Playground”, “Warhammer Mark Of Chaos” and “007 Racing”. As a TV actor, she has appeared in a variety of shows and feature films such as “Cold Squad”, “Just Cause”, “Stargate” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”. 

Cathy has also served as a Casting Director, Director and/or Music Director for several animations, ADR, commercial,  narrative, educational video, DVD, corporate video and radio projects and for over 20 years, has also been revered as an accomplished and highly respected voice-over instructor and consultant for the film and TV industries and the public. She was also invited by Capilano University (then, ‘College’) in the late 90’s to create and conduct a 10-week  animation voice acting program entitled “Animation Voice Acting and Audio Production” which she taught for three years. 

In addition to creating and conducting her own voice-over workshops and private coaching sessions which she continues to conduct to this day, Cathy has shared her knowledge at Berkeley U of C, the CBC, trade forums,  casting symposiums, production companies, agencies, acting academies, secondary schools and institutions of higher learning.

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