Actors who work in various mediums (such as theatre, on-camera, and voice over for example) know that the different acting arenas will have unique demands placed on the work. Stage projection is great on-stage, but in a vocal booth it might be a bit much. On top of that, each form of acting will have within it multiple categories, and within those categories there are multiple styles! To be a prolific voice actor, you'll want to do more than just one style of delivery so you'll need to familiarize yourself with all the different approaches the voice acting that you can.
Many voice actors pursue this career with the hope of becoming characters in animation and video games, but do you know what makes the acting choices is these two categories distinct from one another? In the article below, Kim Hurdon, coach, casting and voice director with over 30 years in the business leads us through what voice actors can expect when working in animation and video games. Knowing what the job requires could help you book it!
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