This Week at Voice One - Week of July 13

Here's a quick look at what's coming up at Voice One! All classes are listed in Pacific Time.

This Week

Fees & Finances with Sally Clawson and Alex Slippy

Online

How much should you charge for that project? What's all this fuss over "in perpetuity"? What's the protocol for paying taxes? When you start booking your own work, it can be a challenge to figure out how to set your rates, determine industry standards, and figure out what to report. Sally and Alex will serve as your fees and finance guides and answer those burning questions.

July 13 • Monday • 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Free Vocal Workout with Sally Clawson

Online

Every Wednesday morning, Sally is hosting a free 20-minute Vocal Workout to connect with your voice, connect with your community, and start your day off right!

July 15 • Wednesday • 9:00am - 9:20am

Home Recording: Audacity with Lisa Costello

Online

Voice over auditions are done from home, which means actors are responsible for recording professional quality audio. Get a leg up as Lisa teaches you the simple recording software, Audacity. Download it from the internet (for free) and set up your laptop for hands-on learning of how to record, edit, adjust levels, and convert to mp3.

July 16 • Thursday • 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Small Group Workout with Marika Costello

Online

Keep your voice-over skills sharp with these 2-hour semi-private workouts with some of the best in the industry! Each guest director is a working voice actor, casting director, or talent agent, and will give specific and current feedback to keep you on top of your game. Register Early - class size limited to 7

July 16 •Thursday • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Life Between the Lines with Marvin Greene

In-Person or Online

To create believable, real-life scenarios, actors must convey life between the lines of the script. Thoughts, reactions, and emotions are all true to human behavior, so bringing these same tendencies to voice over is essential. Explore actions, intentions, meaning, and subtext to begin truthfully breathing life into your lines.

July 17 & 24 • Fridays • 10am - 5pm

In-Person Improv with Clay Robeson

In-Person

Join us at Voice One the third Friday of every month for in-person improv!

Our monthly "Social Distancing Improv" is complete with our school's standard safety precautions following CDC guidelines and improv games from afar (no touching!)

Limit: 8 students per class. Register in advance.

July 3 • Friday • 6:30-8:30pm • $20

Breaking It Down with Sally Clawson

In-Person or Online

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.

July 18 & 19 • Saturday and Sunday • 10am - 5pm


Next Week

Styles with Sally Clawson

In-Person or Online

This class helps you identify and deliver different styles of commercial VO: Taglines, Retail, Spokesperson, Real Person and more. You’ll learn how to determine the style and how to adjust your timing, rhythm, and energy to match the script.

July 20-21 • Mon/Tues • 10am-5pm

Spontaneity with Sally Clawson

In-Person or Online

Confidence and taking chances are necessary for creating memorable auditions and adding personality on the job. 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, trust your instincts, and laugh a lot!

July 22 & 23 • Wed/Thurs • 10am - 5pm

Voice Development with Sally Clawson

In-Person or Online

You've got a voice, so use it! Practice voice strengthening techniques to become a confident speaker and actor. We'll explore how our anatomy functions to create phonation, then discover Reena Gupta's "elements of voice production" and how it affects our sound on and off mic.

July 25 • Saturday • 10am - 1pm

Business Basics with Angeli Fitch

In-Person or Online

For the new voice actor, the realization that you'll be running your own voice over business can be intimidating! Find out what you need in order to start off on the right foot as you begin your career.

July 25 • Saturday • 2pm - 5pm


We hope you have a great week, and we hope to see you soon!

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