Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class

at Edge Studio Voice Actor Casting & School - Studio City

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Sat, Nov 23, 11:00am - 2:00pm

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Studio City, The Valley
12215 Ventura Blvd #205
Btwn Laurelgrove Ave & LaurelCanyon Blvd
Studio City, California 91604
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this voice over class:

This is a 3-part program: 
1. Workshop.   2. Personal voice analysis.   3. Consultation. 

This program is for newcomers who are unsure how they fit in, who need to learn about all opportunities, and determine if they have potential.

It’s a practical and comfortable way to determine if voice over is for you. The instructors of this voice over class will tell you for real. (We are polite, but candid.)
  • It's fun: This industry is full of friendly people, fun projects, and you get paid to do what you really enjoy.
  • It's interesting: The voice over field encompasses many types of projects, spanning virtually all subjects. You’re always learning something new!
  • It's creative: You take words on a sheet of paper and paint a picture with your voice.
  • It's flexible: Part-time or full-time, even work from home (pajamas optional).
  • And there are 21 types (genres) of voice over work to choose from!
However, it’s critical to:
  • Pursue the genres most marketable for your voice, delivery, interests, and goals. Doing so makes it significantly easier to get work, and the kind of work you prefer.
  • And it’s critical to learn common mistakes which prevent many aspiring voice actors from reaching their potential. 
  • Lastly, it’s critical to determine if voice over is for you. Even though this voice over class is full of people who have unique voices, we “greenlight” only 50% of the people who participate. 
The 3-Part Process:

1. The Investigate Voice Over Class starts with a fun, exciting 3-hour session.

Your coach will outline the entire industry and sample your voice-over performance, as you take a quick turn at the microphone. The class helps pinpoints your most marketable genres (audiobook, animation, commercial, documentary, etc.), and provides an in-depth understanding of what skills are required to be successful in voice over.

Specifically, you will be assessed on 3 attributes:
  • Your voice (do casting agents hire your type voice?)
  • Your delivery (do casting agents hire your delivery style?)
  • Your marketability (comfort, desire, passion, ability, excitement… is this for you?)
Each class is small, with just enough participants to give you a sense of how you stand among others, and to show your coach how you perform in front of others. In the class, the coach will be constructive, supportive and non-judgmental. The point is to guide and evaluate you, not to embarrass anyone.

2. After the voice over class, your coach prepares a detailed and candid written evaluation.

This report will cover:
  • Voice type – Is your voice distinctive? Neutral? In need of training?
  • Delivery – How well do you read aloud? Can you vary your delivery?
  • Innate ability – Some people come by performance naturally, others need more training.
  • Training – How much training will you need to become successful? How much related training do you already have?
  • How quickly did you pick things up in the voice over class?
  • Marketability – What genres (audiobook, animation, commercial, documentary, etc.) are you best suited for in voice over? (In this voice over class, you'll learn that there are more than two dozen VO genres.)
  • Potential – Are you likely to find enough work to pursue VO full-time? Or should you consider it part-time? Or maybe you and voice performing aren't a good match.
  • What kind of demo(s) would you need to become successful?
3. Then, speak openly with one of our Voice Over Advisors.

Review your performance with them. Discuss opportunities.

Using this evaluation report, we will phone you, at a pre-arranged time. You will receive our honest assessment of what path you should (or should not) take. In this conversation, the Advisor will candidly review your coach’s evaluation report with you, and discuss the sensible next step: Move forward or not. If moving forward makes sense, the Advisor will help you map out a plan of action, based on your budget, your schedule, and your goals.

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Cancellations and rescheduling require a minimum of 48-hours advance notice, by telephone (212-868-3343), and during regular business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (ET) and Saturday 11am-3pm (ET). If you cancel or reschedule with more than 48-hours notice, there is no fee. If you cancel or reschedule with less than 48-hours notice, the fees are not refunded.

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Question from Peter B.
As a follow-up, assuming all goes well, do you 1: Offer to coach on creating a narrative/commercial demo and 2: Do you offer marketing feedback on how to use social media to promote your business? Thanks.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Peter! The school offers specialized training on many voice over genres, two of which being commercial and narration. They would match the student with a coach who specializes in that particular genre. As for marketing information, they offer both a foundational Marketing 101 class and more specific Marketing 201 classes. Hope this helps!
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Question from Anonymous
Is this an online class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
No, this is not an online class.
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Question from Erin K.
Hello, The description says this is a 3-part course, Does this mean 3 parts in the same day or three separate days being June 12, June 15, and June 26. If it's the latter then this is a $300 course, correct? Thanks, Erin
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Erin! This is a one-day class will cover the 3 parts of the course. The class duration is for 3 hours. Hope this helps!
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The advertised price per the one class I picked was $79, however, when I signed up and put in my card numbers it said the total for my purchase is $121! So I immediately got out of it. Why is this??
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Reviews of Classes at Edge Studio Voice Actor Casting & School (662)

(662 Reviews)
Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/27/2019
Waste of time and money. Better information in free podcasts. I’ve never had an instructor who was less enthused about their craft.
Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class
Reviewed by Kali S. on 7/28/2019
Loved it johns a very good teacher!!!
Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/16/2019
This was the perfect introduction to voice over for me. John, the instructor, made the class stress-free for a beginner.
Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class
Reviewed by Ashley S. on 6/14/2019
The class was great and interactive. Noel was a knowledgeable and encouraging instructor. She gave great direction and made me feel very comfortable even though I was way out of my comfort zone, I did not leave feeling terrible about. I actually left feeling like I had fun doing something new.
Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class
Reviewed by KATIE J. on 5/12/2019
I really appreciated the honest feedback from the instructor. He wasn’t there trying to sell us anything. He genuinely just wanted to inform us of what the industry is like, and how it’s changed recently, to prepare us for when we moved forward with our careers.
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