Here's a quick look at what's coming up at Voice One! All classes are listed in Pacific Time.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
Erika sits down with Marvin Greene to discuss the importance of studying the craft, his favorite breakthroughs, and more!
Get out of your own way and own your year in VO by applying this advice. Here are four simple steps to help you reach your goals!
Cissy Jones, Melissa Hutchison, and Gavin Hammon share advice, discuss their careers, experience, and day to day life as working voice actors.
Insight and advice from Kaitlyn Robrock, the voice Of Minnie Mouse, for voice actors
Helpful Insights from Working Voice Over Actors and Creatives
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.
**Spoiler Alert** This article discusses a pivotal character from Stranger Things season 4.
Don't miss these three classes to keep your skills (and your audio) sharp this summer!
21 Things You Never Knew About Being A Professional Voice Actor, According to Austin Tindle
How Kristen Schaal became the queen of quirky voice acting
Jennifer Sun Bell of The PGM VO List has an enlightening conversation with Voice One's Danny Scott about global majority voices in the voiceover industry.
Hear advice from Anjali Bhimani, Cissy Jones, and Jennifer Hale as they discuss voice acting for video games from the feminine perspective in this panel from GamesBeat Summit.
Explore the role dubbing plays at Netflix, with interesting nuggets from the dubbing and subtitling team at Netflix themselves!
Seventeen's Leah Campano asks Rosalie Chiang questions about the VO industry, her career and more!
Elley Ray Hennessy shares her wisdom regarding voicing animated characters.
Aaron sits down with Lori Alan to discuss a voice actor's role in animation and up coming class, Talk to the Booth Lady.
Video games have become a sophisticated and immensely popular form of entertainment and recreation, and the voice acting involved keeps evolving.
Five ways to mitigate the negative consequences that come along with time change.