How to ‘Book Out’ for the Holidays

How to ‘Book Out’ for the Holidays

The holidays are calling. We’re moments away from family reunions, vacations, long weekends, and some well-deserved time off. So, here’s a bit of advice that will keep you in good graces with your talent agents and regular clients: if you know the dates you...

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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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An Honest Thanksgiving

An Honest Thanksgiving

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that Thanksgiving is my all-time favorite holiday. And the most enduring Thanksgiving Day memory I have began when I was fifteen, and, well…it’s a story that honestly may never end. Okay, first of all, in my...

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Should You Change Your Name?

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 first...

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How to Overcome the Sophomore Slump

How to Overcome the Sophomore Slump

The ‘Sophomore Slump’ is legendary for all manner of talent and business. But, as actors, as voice talent, weathering the all-too-common Sophomore Slump determines whether you will go on to have a career at all. If you’d been blessed with dumb luck...

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How To Know You’re a Pro VO

How To Know You’re a Pro VO

  To be considered among the best of the best should be the goal of every voiceover and actor. Yet, there’s no real litmus test to determine when, and if, you’re a pro, but there are factors that determine your professional fitness. Frankly, there are a...

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The Best Halloween Movies EVER

The Best Halloween Movies EVER

Back up, Christmas! You don’t hold a monopoly on amazing seasonal movies. In fact, one of the things I like best about autumn is the scores of amazing movies leading up to Halloween.What doe s this have to do with voice acting ? Frankly, directors use pop...

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