In this 10-week complement to the Core Curriculum, you will gain an overview of voice over basics, as well as practice techniques of commercial, narration, and character voice over. As a Voice One student, most of your studies deal with a specific set of skills. VO Fundamentals expands your range by immersing you in foundational skills from across the spectrum.
September 21 - November 23 • Mondays • 10am-1pm PDT • $825
Boost your skill and confidence by working on scripts that will challenge and stretch your acting abilities, comedic timing, and overall performance. You’ll create believable relationships with your scene partner and increase the trust in yourself. This class is a must for those who are serious about voice acting. Students are encouraged to repeat this class, as it's different every time!
September 21 - November 9 • Mondays • 6:30-9:30pm PDT • $475
Join the freelance video game director behind nearly all the Star Wars games as he shares inside tips and ways to compete effectively against Hollywood talent. Darragh offers the director's perspective on what makes a talent bookable, what to do once you're on the job, and directs you in video game scenes.
September 25 • Friday • 6:30-9:30pm PDT
Assess commercial copy at a glance by breaking down the script into common copywriting themes, rules you should recognize, and writing hints that reveal the unique message every commercial script contains. Once you develop the technical muscularity required by commercial copy, you'll feel confident enough to tackle any VO script.
September 26 & 27 • Sat/Sun • 10am-5pm PDT
In this “thinking” workshop, you’ll define choices based on content and meaning. Analyze a wide swath of copy to figure out structure, who buys, who sells, and marketing/branding messages. WARNING! When you do this consistently, you’ll be in danger of booking work.
October 1-22 • Thursdays • 6:30-9:30pm PDT
Video Games, Anime, Cartoons, Films, and TV shows need professional voice actors who can add background voices and dialogue to on-screen characters. As the founder of Holly’s LG, Holly has looped over 600 films, and created a virtual loop group. Now you can learn to perform donuts, callouts, and add dialogue to individual lip-flap from home.
October 1 • Thursday • 6:30-9:30pm PDT
What do you get when two creative directors from lead ad agencies walk into a room? Mayhem? Explosions? A rift in the space-time continuum? No, two different visions with the same goal in mind. Find out the inside scoop on the creative process of making commercials and how you fit into the gestalt. Perform and be directed on award-winning copy from the two superstars who created it. And hear what the great minds were thinking when they wrote it.
October 3 • Saturday • 10am-5pm PDT
Participate in a 3-hour workshop designed to provide an overview of the voice over industry. You'll be introduced to many types of VO, current and future trends, how actors get hired, financial possibilities, the Voice One program, and more. Plus, everyone in class gets an opportunity to read copy on mic.
October 4 • Sunday • 10am - 1pm PDT
Discover and uncover the many voices that live inside you and create new ones. You’ll be encouraged to take chances, explore voice placement, expand your choices, and have fun! This character development foundation prepares you for more in-depth study in the character track.
October 4 • Sunday • 2-5pm PDT
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Erika sits down with Shelley and Angeli to discuss marketing tips on how to grow your voice-over career and their upcoming classes focused on LinkedIn Marketing for Voiceover and Booking International Work.
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