Ode to the drama! The tragedy and comedy! The highs and lows! Voice acting isn’t always Shakespeare and Pulp Fiction… It is an ART in communication. You as a voice actor MUST move your listener emotionally. That’s name of the game. If you don’t, you risk sounding like you’re simply reading. The result is an unmoved and Read More
Voice over actress and coach Rachel Alena has worked with some of the most respected companies in the world, including Procter & Gamble, Old Navy & Gap, and Microsoft. Using her 20+ years of experience, Rachel helps her students realize their dreams as voice over talents. In this coaching webinar, Rachel will teach you how to stand out when auditioning for those coveted eLearning and audiobook jobs.
How do I get a talent agent? Here’s something that you should know. Talent agencies want you. They need you, in fact! Talent agencies often accept submissions from many different types of VO voice styles. What are they looking for? 1. To fill in their roster. Most talent agencies already have a roster of talent. Certain voice role categories Read More
I know. You read it online. A VOICE TALENT MUST HAVE A NICHE! Well, I don’t always agree. Here’s why…. 100% True story… Last month, I met a newbie voice talent and we chatted. Here is how the conversation went down: VO Newbie: “I’m so excited! My goal is to become a full time voice Read More
Say it sisters & brothers! Verbal Communication As a voice actor, it’s my job is to be an EXPERT at verbal communication. That’s right! A master at chatting. The queen of lip flapping. A maestro of spending my days talking to anyone who will listen! Another way of saying it? It’s my job to be Read More
Three pigs and one person? Voice overs for animation. As the voice of the interactive children’s app, The Three Little Pigs, by Irene Deev, I had to be four different people! Or, should I say three different pigs and one person? To do this, I asked myself some questions. Things such as, “What makes each pig unique?” “How is Read More
Sound smoother than the other guy! Expert voice talent & coach Rachel Alena provides tips on how to achieve better ‘rhythm & flow’. “I just love this voice talent’s voice.” OR “I could listen to her all day long.” Do YOU want them to say that about YOU? If you do, here’s a hint… Work on your rhythm Read More