Kathy Grable

Kathy Grable is an L.A. voice-over prototype with a warmth and sincerity that reminds listeners of a close friend. You’ve heard her in animated shows like Tom & Jerry, Rocket Power, and Futurama and commercials for Pepsi, Disney, Dunkin’ Donuts, Burger King, and as the Baskin-Robbins “Talking Spoon.” Kathy was also the voice double for Nicole Kidman in the hit film Batman Forever. On-camera, she’s been seen in Mike & Molly, Harry’s Law, Last Man Standing, and The Wedding Band on TBS. She’s a sought-after V/O coach, director, and demo producer. When not performing, Kathy co-owns and operates a company that distributes e-books, comics, audio dramas, and her own podcast, In My Voice, with guests from all aspects of the voiceover world. Find it on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify, or go to https://anchor.fm/kathy-grable0 for all the episodes.

Breathing & Vocal Exercises for Actors

Breathing & Vocal Exercises for Actors

Exercises for the Voiceover Actor Last month, I talked about exercise, the importance of vocal warm-ups, and more. This month, let’s discuss specific breathing and vocal exercises.  Breath Control: I cannot emphasize enough the importance of proper breathing and breath control. There are so many techniques for breathing for different workouts—yoga, Pilates, and many others—it can […]

The Art of StoryTelling in Voiceover

The Art of StoryTelling in Voiceover

“We want real people, not actors.” It’s something we hear almost every time we audition, particularly in the commercial world, but also across the board, from animation to video games. But we know that claim isn’t necessarily true. They want actors. So, what does it really mean? Whoever’s stating this seems to want a performer who doesn’t […]

Making Strong Choices as a Voiceover Actor

Making Strong Choices as a Voiceover Actor Strong Man

In previous columns, I’ve written a lot about the logistics of doing voiceover. From ways to get the best sound from your voice and your mic to what kind of V/O jobs are even available to you. This month I’d like to focus on the simple yet powerful choices you make before every audition or job that […]

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part Two

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part Two

Last month in this column, we focused on voiceover categories that are more agent-driven. This month, we’ll focus on voiceover possibilities that are driven by you. More often than not, these are auditions and jobs that do not come through agents, so it’s a chance for you to build a portfolio and make some money. Let’s recap […]