Sally holds open Office Hours on Discord from 10am-11am Pacific every Tuesday. You can connect via text or audio.
There's a FREE Vocal Workout every Wednesday morning! Anyone may attend! Join Sally from 9:00-9:20am Pacific every week!
Elevate your skills from passively reading aloud to actively narrating vivid projects! Through drills, games, and critical listening exercises, this class will guide you to find a connection with the text, paraphrase the story, understand the writer's intention, and paint a portrait with your words.
April 12 - May 3 • 4 Tuesdays
British is commonly requested in many character and narration jobs. Immerse yourself in this dialect by developing basic London and RP accents. You’ll practice key sounds and common pitfalls, and perform scripts that put your new British accents to the test. Join this native Brit and dialects instructor for two days of the essential British dialects, and Bob's your uncle!
April 13 & 20 • Wednesdays
Promo reads are energetic and charismatic, as well as with technical, precise, and challenging.
Jeff Howell gives specific direction to hone your approach based on his experiences as a talent agent, producer, director, and coach. Refine your skills and grow beyond your current abilities to rise to the top of the industry!
April 13 • Wednesday
Mami Okada is the Casting Director and Director of Operations at Bang Zoom! Entertainment.
Mami has worked on numerous animated series and films, video games, and anime for over 18 years including One Punch Man, Demon Slayer, Sword Art Online, The Seven Deadly Sins, Resident Evil 3, Pokémon Masters, Ace Combat 7, Resident Evil: Vendetta, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, Lego Friends, Shopkins, and Super Wings (IMDb).
Voice One's Professional Invitationals are your opportunity to meet writers, directors, producers, and advertising professionals who hire voice talent. Hear their perspectives on the industry, read copy, and receive direction. There’s a different guest each time. There are 15 performer spaces for students who want to read for our guest and receive feedback, and 15 additional 'auditor' spaces for students who wish to attend the interview and Q&A without performing, which can be a great option if you're just starting out.
Performer (Advanced Only) - SOLD OUT (email firstname.lastname@example.org for waitlist)
Auditor (All Levels) - SPACE STILL AVAILABLE!
Confidence and taking chances are needed at auditions and jobs. Explore how being in the moment helps you stay fresh and elevates your performance. You’ll improvise sections of the script, increase listening and response times, and trust your instincts.
April 15 - May 6 • 4 Fridays
Free your pursuit for perfection while you play, laugh, and bond with a group of your fellow students. We’ll amuse ourselves with ensemble games, space object play, scene work, and failing joyfully. All levels welcome. Students who are new to Voice One or have never attended any of our classes are also welcome!
Cost: $20 - payable on arrival via Venmo or Cash
Time: 6:30-8:30pm PDT
PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION REQUIRED
Tune up your commercial styles in these two-hour deep-dives. You’ll start each session by reviewing how to identify the style, then you and your classmates will dive into your reads using a curated packet of scripts.
Prerequisite: Completion of Commercial Styles or upon Sally's recommendation.
Commercial Style: Testimonial
April 16 • Saturday
Put a character into action by experiencing the complete audition to performance process. You'll develop dimensionality, functionality, and dynamic physicality as you inhabit a fun and out-of-this-world character throughout this 12-hour class. Set your universal translators to Marcopian and get ready for some action!
April 16 - May 7 • 4 Saturdays • 2pm - 5pm PDT
Real acting in video games and animation is in demand and to be competitive you must master the character of YOU. No voices or dialects! Simply a version of yourself that is natural and authentic, but heightened to match the style of the cartoon or game. Let this amazing voice actor guide you to finding all aspects of you as you develop a character that no one can equal.
April 18 & 25 • Mondays • 6:30-9:30pm PDT
SOLD OUT - email email@example.com to be placed on the waitlist
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 various archetypes.
April 18 - May 9 • 4 Mondays • 6:30 - 9:30pm PDT
Continue to hone your skills outside of class in focused, low-cost study groups led by voice one alums who have excelled in our program. These talented voice actors will give you feedback and guidance on your reads, and offer insight into their own voice over journey.
Scripts will be provided, though you may bring your own if they match the genre of the day (Audiobooks)
Time: 6:30-8:30pm PDT
You have your studio gear - but simply owning good equipment is no guarantee that your sound is competitive. How do you know if it is any good? Poor quality audio gets deleted, and generally, no one will tell you if it sounds bad. In this 2-week workshop, you’ll start by sending a current recording for detailed evaluation, receive specific feedback and areas to address, and gain a clear understanding of what makes “audition ready audio.”
Handouts and resources supplied.
Prerequisites: recording equipment required, recording homework will be assigned | April 21 & 28 • Two Thursdays • 6:30-9:30pm PDT
Want to hear what a talent agent has to say as you show off your stuff on mic? PRESTO!! The planets have aligned and your wish has been granted. There’s a different agent each semester, so you can attend one or more of these informative hands-on classes.
April 23 • Saturday • 10am-1pm PDT
Guest: Emily Latka, A3 Artists Agency
Video Games, Anime, Cartoons, Films, and TV shows need professional voice actors who can add background voices and dialogue to on-screen actors and characters. As the founder of Holly's LG, Ms. Dorff has looped over 600 films, and created a virtual loop group, so you can learn to perform donuts, call-outs, and add dialogue to individual lip-flap from home.
April 24 • Sunday • 10am-1pm PDT
This technical class compares video games, cartoons, and toys and prepares you for the performance and vocal requirements for each style. You'll explore parsing and concatenation, audition prep, and how various genres affect the style.
April 24 & May 1 • Two Sundays • 10 - 5pm PDT
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