Exploring Voice Acting
From audio books, training material, animation, gaming, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and much, much more, today’s voice-over field has become a great way to leverage your individual interests, voice qualities, and communication skill in a whole new way!
Learn about how the industry really works today, trends in opportunity in your community, and areas of future growth, and hear about the top traits casting professionals look for when hiring voice professionals. You’ll also hear samples from working voice-over artists. And because this class is small, you’ll have the opportunity to record a sample professional voice-over under the direction of our instructor, who can offer feedback and advice.
This workshop will cover:
How narrative voice-over including audiobooks, training material, educational television, gaming, phone systems, and more have dramatically increased opportunity.
How to set your own schedule and provide voice work from home.
Why conversational and sincere voices are now preferred and in demand.
Where to look for repeat, paying voice-over opportunities in your own community.
How to prepare yourself for success whether working from home or in the studio.
This workshop is great for someone who is interested in learning more about the field of voice acting. Please note, this is not a hands-on acting workshop, it is an informative workshop about voice acting.
David Bourgeois is an award-winning audio and music producer and studio owner. Together with his wife Anna and their 18-person team, they produce audio for clients including Netflix, Discovery, HGTV, Disney, Lifetime, and numerous others entities in media, government, and private sector. For more than 25 years, David has presented lectures on voice acting and communication. The lectures have garnered press in 100 + publications across the US. Our studios currently accept interns from 9 colleges. In addition, David is in his tenth year as an advisory board member for SUNY Schenectady.