How to Get Started in Voiceover

How to Get Started in Voiceover

You’ve heard it your whole life, “You have a remarkable voice.” Everyone’s told you that you should be in radio. Of course, none of them are in the entertainment business, so you probably never really pursued it. But how do you get started in voiceover?...

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The Best Time To Get a Talent Agent

The Best Time To Get a Talent Agent

Pursuing representation can be tricky. After all, not every hat fits every head. If you’re relatively new to this talent business you might assume all agents are created equal, and will represent you for everything from hand modeling to tradeshow to stage,...

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The Best Acting is Empathy

The Best Acting is Empathy

Acting is empathy. The best performances are achieved by having a deep, sometimes innate, acceptance and understanding of the unique realities of the individual role, character, story, personae, or voice. Empathy defines the human elements specific to the...

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How to ‘Book Out’

How to ‘Book Out’

Summer is calling. We’re moments away from family reunions, vacations, and long weekends. So, here’s a bit of advice that will keep you in good graces with your talent agents and potential clients: if you know the dates you won’t be available for auditions...

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Can Talent Be Taught?

Can Talent Be Taught?

  I’m often asked, “What are the odds of ‘making it’ in voiceover?” The truth be told you can have all the talent in the world, but it’ll die on the vine without drive and momentum. How and where you promote yourself matters. Certainly, passion and...

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Less is Often More in Voice Over

Less is Often More in Voice Over

There’s a fair amount about being a voice talent that requires LESS of you. Yep, you heard that right. For instance, are you a voice actor with more than four voiceover demos? If you are, you’re probably relying almost solely on Pay-to-Play sites, rather...

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What Makes You Versatile

What Makes You Versatile

As actors we’re generally expected to be versatile enough to play everything. Or at least that’s the general consensus regarding acting as a profession, and not simply from actors and their coaches. Of course, precious few rise to such to the occasion for...

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Why Self-Direction Matters

Why Self-Direction Matters

When was the last time you heard another actor say, “I auditioned for that role. I would have done that—if they would have they told me to play it like that”? Maybe you heard yourself say it. Frankly, it’s doubtful you would have been told exactly how to...

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