Acting

Entries from Vox Daily tagged with 'Acting'

Actor, Know Thyself! 3 Things You Should Figure Out

How can you take on roles if you do not yet know yourself? In today's Vox Daily, we explore being self-aware and how knowledge of yourself can help to guide decisions in your acting career....

Does Practice Make Perfect? 4 Steps You'll Want to Follow!

Are you exercising enough? You might think I am referring to going to the gym, but I assure you, there's no treadmill, weights, or rowing machine here! The regimen of which I speak has more to do with exercising...

Want to Get Noticed? 3 Tips for Featuring Your Vocal Talent

Wondering what you need to do for people to notice your voice? If you're great at auditioning but not nearly as savvy with describing and promoting your abilities, this article is for you! In today's Vox Daily, get the...

What's the #1 Secret Ingredient for Box Office Success?

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Want To Be More Authentic in a Role? Here's How!

Are the roles you audition for ones that you relate to? Can you draw upon something within yourself to create a truly authentic and believable performance? In today's Vox Daily, we take a look at three ways an actor...

How Do You Get into Character?

Getting into character is a job actors do multiple times a day, whether they're auditioning or working on a project they booked. With all that jumping about character wise, do you find it easy or hard to get in...

Want to Act Full-Time? How to Go from Hobbyist to Acting Pro

If you've been wondering about what it takes to make voice acting (or acting in general) a full-time gig, you're about to discover how to go about it! Heidi Dean of Marketing4Actors shares her tips and insight with us...

Is Casting an Art or a Science?

What influences casting decisions? Are there any certainties that one can bank on? Any formulas to be followed? Join me as we explore the finer points of casting and how they impact the work being done today. We'll look...

How Realistic Are Your Expectations? Excellence vs Perfection

Do you find that no matter how well you audition or perform, you're never satisfied? Are you feeling like you're always coming up short and nothing you do is "good enough"? Whether you're beating yourself up over microscopic details...

3 Tips for Getting the Best Voice-Over Auditions Online

How compelling are the auditions you receive? Are you consistently pleased with talent responses? Great auditions are the result of a great job posting. The way you present the opportunity and describe what you're looking for sets the stage...

Why Voice Actors Need Headshots in Today's Marketplace

Thanks to social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, having an image that represents you online has become commonplace. Do you have a professional headshot and is your voice working with your image? Gain a new appreciation for...

Does Your Microphone Help or Hinder You?

Have you ever thought how great a role your microphone plays in the overall scheme of things? Many talent obsess over which microphone they should get. They focus on how the technology captures their voice, on if they should...

Cold Reading Gold: Why Thinking Less Can Help Your Acting

What yields better reads from a voice artist? Conventional wisdom would suggest that the more someone studies something, the better they understand it and the more informed they are on the topic. When attending a voice acting workshop recently in...

How Much Does Honey Really Help?

You might not think about it, but the sugar in your coffee or tea could adversely affect your voice and the level at which you are able to perform! I recently experienced this to be true and was shocked by...

The Writers and Actors Group in NYC

Looking for some neat things to do in New York to sharpen your acting skills? Want to get some face time in studio, stretch your creativity and make some new friends? After going through what seemed like hundreds of Meetup...

3 Tips For How to Pronounce Difficult Names

Do you find yourself having to say difficult names in a newscast or on-air? Maybe you've encountered names in a variety of languages that you needed to pronounce in a voice-over script, at a university convocation or an awards show....

Do You Dread Public Speaking? Try These Exercises!

From what I've heard, the fear of public speaking is rampant, and is even more of a frightful thing for most people than death itself! Where do you stand on public speaking? Does it come easily to you or would...

Bringing Your A-Game and Getting Involved

Have you been longing to join the greater discussion around industry? Are you looking to ride the wave of progress, be inspired and capitalize on the amazing things that are happening every day? If so, you've come to the right...

Slate In Character Or Don't Slate At All

Do you slate before auditions these days? More and more, we're finding that it is far more effective for voice talent auditioning online not to slate. Accordingly, we've stopped recommending that talent slate before custom reads when auditioning through the...

Dissolve: The Rest Is History

If you're reading this article, there's a high probability that you're in the business of storytelling. Voices.com is home to storytellers using the human voice. Dissolve is home to storytellers who use video to enhance their stories. What happens when...