To Trust Your Instincts
You Have to Use Them

  What are the odds of ‘making it’ in voiceover? Let’s assume you have a work ethic that won’t quit, and everyone says you have a remarkable voice. That’s as good a place to begin as any. However, you can have all the talent in the … [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...]

10 Ways To Increase Your Confidence

Regardless of your experience, you’re expected to carry yourself with composure and confidence. After all, who would hire some one they didn’t feel they could rely on, whether it be for an acting job, a voiceover, or any other profession for that … [Read more...]

Voice-over, Kids & Young Adults

I was stage struck when I was a kid. To me, acting wasn’t just play (which it was): it was a full-blown quest, which continues to drive me today. That passion keeps me going, even when I’m met with the obligatory industry opposition. Certainly one … [Read more...]

Actor Contracts 101, Part 1

It’s been said that common sense is far from common. So stick to the basics and you’ll avoid a lot of unnecessary issues.  For instance, there are basically three things you need to keep in mind when you are booked on a gig and faced with signing a … [Read more...]

How to Define Your Type, Part II

When it comes to voice-over, you can break down types into three (albeit broad) categories:  The Unusual Voice.  This is a voice that is unequaled and difficult to compare. This one may not be correct for everything but, with a generous serving of … [Read more...]

What’s Your Goal as a Talent?

If you find yourself waiting for someone to tell you what to do at every audition or session, you will likely find yourself unemployed.  No one can direct you until you've offered them something worth modifying in the first place.  Therefore, it's … [Read more...]

Voice Over Skills: How to Determine Your Commercial Strengths

  “There will come a time when passion will leave you. Curiosity will sustain you!” - Heywood Hale-Broun  The single most valuable and unexpected attribute you can develop from doing commercial work, aside from gaining the knowledge that … [Read more...]