Voice Over Resources
Here at The Voice Shop At CMD, we offer a number of voice over classes geared to aspiring talent, as well as those who already have voice over experience. So, whether you’re just getting started in voice acting or would just like to learn a bit more, we have classes for all levels of talent. Regardless of your skill set, however, voice over and a career in such can be quite demanding, so we’ve created a resource page to help as you delve into the industry.
Take a moment to peruse the information below, and be sure to check out each of the links provided, as they include helpful tips and much more in regards to maintaining a career in VO.
Voice Over Explained
For aspiring voice over talents, we can assume you’re well aware of what voice over is and how it’s used within entertainment and a variety of other industries. Yet, there’s plenty of insight you can gain as to what’s involved in the work, what’s required from you as the talent, and much more. In short, voice over does not only require a great or even unique voice. In fact, plenty of successful voice over artists have even studied acting to perfect their skills. When it comes down to it though, a successful voice over artist must have the correct technique, ability to express different emotions, and the skills to take direction—not to mention a strong demo displaying all the aforementioned traits.
For further information in regards to voice over and the industry, view the pages linked below:
- Tips for Getting Started in VO
- Roles of a Talent Management Company
- Types of Voice Over Work
- Voice Over Terms
Getting Started in Voice Over
As you begin to learn more about the industry and what it takes to become a working voice over artist, you’ll soon delve into discovering and developing your voice before you learn techniques and ultimately create a demo. This is a great time to start taking voice over classes, as classes offer essential information and resources you won’t acquire elsewhere. Having said that, classes with the Voice Shop in NYC are a great place to start. Our voice over coaches have years of experience in the industry and can provide you with invaluable training. For those entering the industry, we offer the following classes:
- Fundamentals of Voice Over
- Intermediate Essentials
- Private Lessons (caters to all skill levels)
- Our Voice Acting Tips page is also a great resource.
Resources for More Experienced Voice Over Artists
As mentioned, we also offer voice over classes for those with a little more experience as well as those who have taken our fundamental and intermediate courses. Between our workshops and demo classes, you’ll gain insight into the voice over industry, learn how to market your brand, and get helpful information for building your own home studio—a necessity for many voice over artists. Plus, in our demo class, you’ll get studio time with the option of utilizing our engineer for optimal sound. You can get more info for each class below, in addition to some helpful resources:
Find a class specific to your skill level or interest and view our complete list of voice over classes.
Get Started with the Voice Shop Today
As you can see from the information above, becoming a successful voice over talent requires hard work, diligence, practice, and professional training. Of course, it’s all within reach when you have the right resources. So, if you’d like to get started on becoming a voice over artist, or if you’d like to perfect your skills, contact us today. You can give us a call at 212-213-9487.