Getting Started in Voiceovers

Weekend Intensive // April 14–15 2018
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Who is this workshop for?

Have you ever been told you have a great voice, but wondered how to get started in the Voiceover Field? Ever created voices for fun and wondered if you could turn it into a business? Or maybe you have some experience in acting and are interested in tapping into the VO field?

THEN THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU!

This class is the springboard to your career in voiceovers, taught by a 25 year veteran in the field who is currently a full time working voiceover actress. You won’t be learning from someone who isn’t in the VO trenches, Linda Bruno has created a successful career in this industry and has National and International credits to her name. You’ll be working with current audition copy and learn the trends that are booking jobs, NOW. Guest acting coach Alyssa Jayson and Production Guru Dave Goldberg will also lend their expertise during this two day event. And after some preparation on day one, we will dive right into the studio and get you voicing behind the mic

Only 10 spots available!

This is an intimate workshop where each of the 10 participants will we receive highly individualized training and attention.

Early Bird Special Ends April 1st!

 

Take advantage of early bird registration by April 1st, 2018  for a savings of $200.00, bringing the class price to only $795.00 if paid in full, truly an incredible offer. Use Code EARLYBIRD at registration.

The Agenda

Saturday

MORNING
8:00am–12:00pm

  • Vocal Care – how to care for the voice, warm up exercises, dietary considerations.
  • Vocal Mechanics – Breathing and Support exercises, Pitch and tonality.
  • Discussion of the various avenues for Voiceover revenue
  • Introduction to various types of copy and reads
  • Script Analysis and Studying the Script – How to break it down to make it real to you.
  • Wording and Usage: Phrasing of text. Inflection work.
  • Emotional exploration of scripts through Acting games.

12:00pm–1:00pm – Light Lunch Included

AFTERNOON
1:00pm–6:00pm

  • Booth technique including Mic and Headphone Technique basics
  • Get a taste of each genre and learn the basic techniques for effective delivery.
  • How to take direction and handle changes on the fly.
  • Learn how to convey the message effectively to your audience
  • How to Connect to the Character in your reads and how to develop authenticity
  • Time with Acting Coach Alyssa Jayson: How to Connect to the Character in your reads and how to develop authenticity

Sunday

MORNING
8:00am–12:00pm

  • The Business of Voiceover – Marketing, Advertising, Invoicing, Taxes
  • Demo creation. Where to post demos.
  • How to find new clients.
  • Do you need an agent?
  • Maintaining Relationships, CRM
  • Learn how to assemble your first home studio, what to buy, where to place it, realities of your first home setup with Production Guru Dave Goldberg.
  • Learn the basics behind audio editing and output.
  • Learn the ways to send audio files and sound professional with your audio.
  • Learn the difference between microphones and how to purchase the right one for your needs.

12:00pm–1:00pm – Light Lunch Included

AFTERNOON
1:00pm–6:00pm

  • Awaken the Actor Within
  • Improvisation warm-up and Improv workout with games.
  • Exploration of characters within you to find your natural talents.
  • Help identifying where you can make the most money
  • Booth practice with live feedback on your reads, using various scripts from varying genres.
  • Learn tips on impressing producers so they continue to book you for work.
  • Practice the Art of Cold Reading.
  • Finish with participation in mock audition and session.

bonuses

Discounted studio time

As a Voiceover Intensive alumni, you’ll get discounted studio time to create a demo when you’re ready. You’ll also receive discounted one on one training sessions for life, to make honing your voiceover skills affordable and at your convenience.

study book + voiceover toolkit

The foundation of what you will be learning will be included in a study book you’ll receive at the beginning of the class, so you’ll have something to refer back to as you pursue your VO career. Also, you’ll get a Voiceover “cheat sheet” Toolkit for when you book that first session and to use for future sessions.
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Bonus private training sessions

As an added bonus, not only will you learn all you need to know to start your voiceover career, you will also receive TWO one hour private training sessions after the class, which you can schedule at your convenience. And they never expire.

Instructors & speakers

Linda Bruno

Linda Bruno

Lead Coach

Linda is a veteran Voiceover Actress whose career has spanned more than 25 years. Visit LindaBruno.com

David Goldberg

David Goldberg

Guest Coach

Founder of Digital Waterworks Productions since 1993. Producer, Audio Editor and Voiceover Talent.

Alyssa Jayson

Alyssa Jayson

Guest Coach

Actress, Recording Artist and CEO of My Mind Enterprises, a creative consultancy focused on authentic expression.

Pricing

Full price kicks in after April 1! Don’t miss your opportunity to Save $200 with our Early Bird pricing below!

Early Bird Registration

For sign-ups by April 1, 2018.

$795

Regular Price

Price after April 1, 2018.

$995

Located on Long Island

No need to go into Manhattan, study in our beautiful Plainview Production Studios centrally located off the LIE. Learn with other students in person where you will get feedback on your reads and be able to learn from others performances. Enjoy the camaraderie of experiencing the class with others who are of a similar mindset.

1670 Old Country Road Suite 113
Plainview, New York 11803

Digital Waterworx

No need to go into Manhattan, study in our beautiful Plainview Production Studios centrally located off the LIE. Learn with other students in person where you will get feedback on your reads and be able to learn from others performances. Enjoy the camaraderie of experiencing the class with others who are of a similar mindset.