Voice acting is a business of relationships. Knowing the roles of the various players in a production will make you be better at your role, and one of the most important people on the job that you will work with is the director. As a voice actor your job is to help "fulfill the promise" of the script front of you with your voice acting, whereas the director has to make sure that everyone is working together in accordance with the vision they have that will best serve the project as a whole. Having respect for the task before them and doing your part to assist is going to earn you a reputation as the kind of voice actor people want to work with.
In the following article, Joan Baker and Rudy Gaskins put forward seven pieces of advice to help you become a director's "breath of fresh air". Keep these in mind as you move forward in your voice acting and you'll be providing better service to the promise of the project, which in turn will serve your interests in the long run.
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