Whether you're a beginner, a working pro, or anywhere in between, October is the perfect month to fill your candy bucket with character classes at Voice One!
Take a look at the awesome classes coming your way this month, and join us in-person in San Francisco or online via Zoom.
Do you have a Disney song, pop hit, or show tune you just have to do in your own way? Now's your chance to sing as the characters you love with the master of character singing, Desiree Goyette! She'll cover singing and warm up techniques, breath support, and maintaining a consistent character voice while singing those sweet (or villainous) melodies. Students are welcome to bring their favorite song(s) to work with.
October 9 • Saturday • 2-5pm PDT at Voice One
Discover the many voices that live inside you! You’ll be encouraged to take chances, explore a sampling of different characters, and create a brand new character that has never been done before! This preliminary class prepares you for more in-depth study in the character track.
October 10 • Sunday • 10am - 1pm PDT on Zoom
AAA video game developers are known for sending out huge casting nets for their characters. Increase your dexterity and energize your reads by hearing what the 2K Games Casting Director is listening for in your auditions. This class will prepare you to stand out and make it to the final round.
October 10 • Sunday • 10am-5pm PDT
Build your book of character voices through the use of creative exercises, acting basics, and impulse. Your unique playbook might include real and exaggerated voices, heroes and villains, celebrity mash-ups, and archetypes from various genres.
IN PERSON: October 14 - November 4 • Thursdays • 6:30-9:30pm Pacific
ONLINE: October 23 - November 13 • Saturdays • 10am - 1pm Pacific
Okay, you’ve studied the character description, audition sides, tone of the scene, and you’ve chosen a voice. But why isn’t it “clicking?” Sometimes, in order to truly find a character, you need to FIND THE FUN! This prolific voice performer calls upon decades of experience as well as a Master’s in Psychology to help each student find ways to access real, personal connection, inspiring the joy that makes a role “fun” for you. This class is limited to 10 students in order to allow participants more time to dive deeper into their own process (one character per class day) and support other students as they work through their own material. Julie offers a 30-minute Q&A after each class (attendance optional).
October 17 & 24 • 2 Sundays • 10am-1pm PDT
Master your Merkel and perfect your Poirot as this dialect genius takes you on a deep-dive of two of Europe's most popular dialects. Discern the shared and often confused sounds of French and German, as you gain clarity and expand your possibilities for character and narration bookings.
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October 17 & 24 • Sundays • 2-5pm PDT
DISCLAIMER [for your protection and understanding]: SAG-AFTRA, California's Labor laws, and the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act state that casting workshops are allowed under the law but cannot offer auditions or employment as part of their services. By registering for a class taught by a talent agent, casting director, producer, or actor who hires talent, you are fully aware that it is not a job interview or audition. By attending a class through a Talent Training and Counseling Service, you further understand that the intent of the class is solely educational.
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