Curious as to what an average workday for a voice actor looks like? Well, look no further!
The Washington Post caught up with Voice actor Bailey Varness for their "Welcome to The Work Day" series for a glimpse into a day in the life as a voice actor. Bailey started acting in New York City over 15 years ago — in theater productions and doing voice-over as well. She eventually moved to LA and around 2015 invested in a home studio for recording so she could do voice-over auditions and jobs from home as well as in the major studios. As her dream was always to be a voice actor, she slowly transitioned to exclusively doing voice-over work from home and now does all kinds of voice acting, from commercials to audiobooks to corporate explainer videos, and even animation.
A typical day for Bailey involves recording commercials or narrations and she also spends a lot of time auditioning for new brands to voice, as well as animated characters for big players like Disney, Nickelodeon and DreamWorks. Bailey notably also blends in time to train with acting coaches and attends voice over classes to stay at her peak form.
From vocal warm-ups, to auditioning, doing client work, editing, accounting, and marketing -- there's never a dull moment in the life of a voice actor! Take a look at the components that go into what a voice actor does in a workday by reading the full article below:
(Perspective by Bailey Varness)
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