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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If It’s Meant To Be

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 opposition...

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Kate’s Unofficial Irish Film Festival

Kate’s Unofficial Irish Film Festival

It’s with great Celtic pride I offer you my list of favorite Irish films, which I warmly refer to as Kate’s Unofficial Irish Film Festival. Not just to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but because they all happen to be really great movies that you may not have...

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Is Auditioning a Numbers Game?

Is Auditioning a Numbers Game?

How many auditions do you imagine it takes to land a single voiceover job? Five? Ten? Twenty? There must be an average. There is, but it’s likely to be a great deal more than you might think.You build your professional reputation as a voice talent and as an...

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