How To Determine What You Do Best in Voiceover

  “Who am I?” Now there’s an age-old philosophical question. Well, once upon a time, in an alternate universe, I was the perfect Peter Pan type: a sprightly, high-spirited tomboy who wasboth physically agile and able to sing, “I Gotta … [Read more...]

If It’s Meant To Be

There’s a common misconception in our culture that states if a road proves too difficult then maybe “it wasn’t meant to be.” Instead, I think the opposite might actually be true. If you are on the right path, then you’re likely to face far more … [Read more...]

The Importance of Challenging Your Comfort Zone

Acting is very much like playing poker. If you intend to play, if you hope to win, you need to play your hand well, and you need to risk. Yet, far too many talent kill a perfectly wonderful opportunities to create by second-guessing what little … [Read more...]

The Most Sought-After Type

If auditions are a numbers game, which they are… then acting, like most forms of business, is a poker game. It’s imperative you lead with power. Getting cast, as luck would have it, is largely based on type. Knowing what you do best, how you’re … [Read more...]

How to Study Commercials & Television To Improve Your Auditions

    You have to study the medium you intend to work in to feed your imagination, and therefore your read. Lucky for us, today we’re able to view and study television, voiceover, film, and commercial work with greater ease than … [Read more...]

Should You Change Your Name?

As a coach and casting director I’m often asked, “Do you think I should change my name?” almost as often as I’m asked, “What do you think of my voice?” Listen, I get it. We don’t become actors because we want to “be ourselves.” Never mind that the … [Read more...]

6 Things You Need To Know When Meeting With A Talent Agent

Much like a really good first date, sitting down with a new agent can be simultaneously exciting and nerve-wracking. Granted your date may appear stunning and very discriminating, and you may feel flat-out privileged to be out with them, but you want … [Read more...]

The Best Time To Get An Agent

Pursuing representation can be a tricky thing. After all, not every hat fits every head. You want a talent agent that services the aspect of the industry you intend to work in, such as commercial, voiceover, Theatrical (film and television), … [Read more...]

The Current State Of Voice-over

Over the years, I’ve coached and produced voiceover demos for both budding and seasoned actors alike. I’ve also worked extensively with scores of talent with vast radio and broadcast experience, who’ve dedicated themselves to the work they love, but … [Read more...]

Why You Need To Lead With A Commercial Demo As A Voice-over

There are no absolutes in voiceover, or in acting as a profession, but there are most certainly a number of elements you should consider if you’re considering pursuing voiceover as a profession. Training is a given, and understanding who you’ve … [Read more...]