Description: All of the Genres of VO *VO Earning potential. *Union versus Non union. *The technology used. *Vocal fitness. Effects of Exercise, Dress for VO success, food, hormones. *Pay to play sites. *Mic techniques *Marking copy. *Reading Copy. *Q and A and so much more. Join seasoned voice-actor Alyson Steel for four weeks of all things commercial voiceover! In this course, Alyson will cover the fundamentals of the voice over business. She’ll discuss various genres of VO, what you need for a remote setup, mic techniques, union vs. non-union, and more! You will also learn how to read and mark commercial copy, with every student having a chance to perform and get feedback. Alyson will cover vocal fitness, exercises for VO, how to deal with nerves and more and every class will include a Q&A, so bring all your questions!
To hear some of her quality demos, visit: https://www.alysonsteel.com/
When: February 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th 6:00 – 8:00 EST
Where: ZOOM. A link will be provided.
Instructor: Alyson Steel
Alyson is a graduate of the “Famed” HS of Performing Arts in NYC. She received her B.A from Queens College while doing recurring work on the soap opera “Another World” as well as on-camera commercials. She earned her MFA in Dramaturgy from SUNY Stony Brook and moved to Los Angeles and it was only then that the VO bug hit her and began doing extensive Voice Over work. Alyson can be heard on hundreds of national, regional and local commercial campaigns for TV and Radio including Pajamagram, Vermont Teddy Bear, Walmart, Volvo, Pandora, Spotify and hundreds of others. You can hear her Image top radio stations across the country, as well as The U.S. Open Radio, The Alfonso Ribeiro Show, Rick Dee’s Syndicated Countdown show, FlashBack with Matt Pinfield, The New Dougall Fraser Podcast, AJ Barerra Podcast and David Tutera’s podcast among others. Alyson has done promos for “E”, FOX, ABC ,Hallmark Channel, TVG Network, Universal Sports Network, Outside TV, ID Discovery Network, KDKA and more. For over 5 years she was the LIVE announcer for the Genesis Awards. In addition, Alyson does Narration, Political spots, Telephony, Animation, Video Games, ADR, Infomercials and E-learning, Audio Guides and TTS. She is thrilled to be represented by Atlas Talent. Living in LA, Alyson also auditions for on-camera commercials as well as TV and enjoys working in front of the camera when she gets the opportunity. Besides working as a full time Voice Over Artist and Actor, she practices Ashtanga yoga and has teen boy/girl twins that keep her… busy. 😉
Scholarship Info: Are you looking for a SCHOLARSHIP? What you can do is: visit the Find Your Voice website for the scholarship application fyvf.org/scholarship When responding, FYV wants to know which class you wish to register for at Actor’s Rep and why? They want to know the amount of the class and what it means to you to receive funding? What would happen if you didn’t receive financial assistance? FYV needs to know specifics of the date your intended class starts, and other pertinent details about that specific class. Please be as thorough in your responses as possible, otherwise, if you don’t provide them enough information, they can’t possibly provide a qualitative decision. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE.
If you decide to go this route, please let me know mariannesalem @ actorsrep.org once you have completed the application and for which class you are registering so I can let Find Your Voice know of your application with our class. The sooner you complete the application and let me know, the better as their turn around time can be a couple of weeks. Please plan on a Plan B just in case. We can make payment arrangements.