Tag: Voiceover

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

I’m often asked, “What kind of voiceovers are there?” We probably all know a bit more about voiceovers than was once the case, but as we become more comfortable with this niche part of the business, you must understand there are different categories for voice actors. They range from commercials and animation to video games, […]