Get valuable training in Commercial VO, TV Animation, Voice Acting for Video Games, and Looping and Group ADR. Each workshop is lead by working industry professionals who will teach you the ins and outs of voice technique and offer insight into the business of voice acting. These classes are very popular and have a tendency to fill up!
" I was so lucky to partake in this class last December. From the VO demo reel out of this class, I am now represented by a VO agency and I am in negotiations for my first Disney animation pilot! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!" ---Andrew A., Commercial Voiceover Class
COMMERCIAL VOICEOVER with PORTIA SCOTT - DEMO REEL INCLUDED!
Whether you are just starting out or have experience in the industry, this four-week course is an amazing opportunity to learn and grow as a voiceover artist. This class will have a specific focus on commercial copy and the last class will be spent in the studio recording your starter demo reel! Open to all ages.
ABOUT PORTIA SCOTT:
A native of Los Angeles, Portia is currently the director of Voiceover at Coast to Coast Talent Group where she runs the division with a subordinate staff, representing both adult and youth talent for all areas of voiceover, with over 100 broadcast TV & radio commercials on air and several national campaigns.
All commercial copy provided is best suited for an American general market accent. If you have an accent please let us know in advance so we may provide copy suitable to your voice.
TV ANIMATION VOICEOVER with SARA JANE SHERMAN and AARON DROWN
LOOKING BEHIND THE GLASS with TV ANIMATION VO EXPERTS, SARA JANE SHERMAN & AARON DROWN
Get valuable insight into animation voiceover technique, cold reading, preparing auditions, different styles within the world of animation, creating characters, and an in depth look at how the animation casting process works.
SARA JANE SHERMAN- Director, Casting
Sara Jane Sherman has been casting cartoons for the past 12 years. Her most recent credits include: BIG HERO 6: THE SERIES, TANGLED - BEFORE EVER AFTER, MILO MURPHY'S LAW, PHINEAS AND FERB, FISH HOOKS, GRAVITY FALLS, and WANDER OVER YONDER.
AARON DROWN - Director, Casting
With over a decade of casting experience in feature and television animation,
some of Aaron's recent series include JAKE AND THE NEVERLAND PIRATES, STAR WARS: REBELS, RANDY CUNNINGHAM: 9th GRADE NINJA, KICK BUTTOWSKI: SUBURBAN DAREDEVIL and the upcoming series PICKLE & PEANUT. He has also worked on projects for Hulu, Amazon, Marvel, Netflix, Lucasfilm and LEGO. He has two EMMY nominations for Outstanding Casting in an Animated Series or Special.
LOOPING AND GROUP ADR with WOLFIE TRAUSCH
Did you know you can earn SAG principal rate PLUS residuals looping?
What is Looping/Group ADR?
Group ADR/Looping is a fun and lucrative part of the voiceover industry and post-production process. A group of actors jumps on a sound stage to record the extra dialogue necessary in film, TV, and video games. (Background voices, ADR, etc).
In this workshop, young actors will learn the ins and outs of looping, including what the terms mean and how to perform them, how to improvise appropriate dialogue, and how to prepare for a session. This hands-on workshop will give young actors the training and skills they need to pursue work in the field of looping!
About Wolfie Trausch:
Wolfie Trausch is an actor, voiceover artist, casting director and loop group coordinator for film and television. Some of his credits include the Emmy-nominated series, "East Los High", (Hulu), "XOXO", (Netflix), "The Outfield" (Fullscreen), "Seduced", (Hallmark), "Imaginary Friend" (NBC), and several upcoming series.
LOOP GROUP: ADVANCED LEVEL with WOLFIE TRAUSCH
COURSE: The principal way to become a great looper is to practice. We'll reinstate the fundamentals that we've reviewed in the first round, and expand upon the important factors that will make you stand out as a superior loop group actor.
WEEK ONE: Exploring your vocal range, and how to incorporate vocal variety into your looping. Emphasis on covering efforts and mastering lip flap and Specifics.
WEEK TWO: Emphasis on understanding project tone, the type of call outs that are more likely to land, and how to handle more challenging ("advance research") shows.
WEEK THREE: Focus on how to handle longer, more difficult cues. Run as a full "advance research" session.
About Wolfie Trausch:
Wolfie Trausch is an actor, voiceover artist, casting director and loop group coordinator for film and television. Some of his credits include the Emmy-nominated series, "East Los High", (Hulu), "XOXO", (Netflix), "VIDA" (Starz), "Daphne & Velma" (Warner Bros), and several upcoming films and series.
PREREQUISITE: We recommend that you have either taken Wolfie's Loop Group and Group ADR class with us here at The Actors Company, or that you have professional experience before registering for this class.