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Introverts: Does Auditioning Energize or Drain You?

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 29, 2016

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Female voice artist auditioning for a role in studio

What other career allows you to work from home in relative seclusion while interacting with others virtually on your own terms?

Voice acting in today's marketplace seems to attract a large number of self-identified introverts, and for good reason.

Read more about how auditioning in a virtual environment positively impacts the lives of introverted voice actors in today's Vox Daily.


 

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

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 28, 2016

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Man somewhat conflicted, holding hands on either side of his head. Contemplative.

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 can approach a role inspired by the musings of distinguished actor, Johnny Depp.


 

5 Tips For Doing Business with Northwestern Europeans

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By Agnes Kes

April 25, 2016

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Map of Northwestern Europe, green pin marking a destination.

Do you have any prospects, clients or business partners in northwestern Europe?

When you reach out, how are you received?

In today's Vox Daily, Voices.com's Agnes Kes shares (from a European perspective) how your calls or emails might be perceived by companies in northwestern Europe with tips on how to best communicate going forward.


 

5 No-Nos for Voice Actors

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 20, 2016

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Microphone in a circle with a line through it - i.e. Don't do this, like No Smoking or No Dogs. 5 No-Nos for voice actors

Never walked into a studio before?

Just getting into voice acting?

Here are 5 No-Nos for all actors to think about (hopefully before the fact!), learn from and apply in today's Vox Daily.


 

How Do You Get into Character?

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 12, 2016

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Female actress holding up a two-tone theatrical mask. Spin on comedy and tragedy.

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 the zone?

Setting the stage for a great performance is easier than you think if you have a plan.

Learn more in today's Vox Daily!


 

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

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 11, 2016

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Going from part-time to full-time voice-over work

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 in today's Vox Daily.


 

Find the Right VO Delivery for Any Script, Every Time

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 6, 2016

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Man contemplating a script

Do you wonder what people think about the auditions you send in?

Tommy Griffiths guest blogs today, walking us through how you can perform the right voice-over delivery for any script each time you step up to the mic.

Curious to learn more? Read today's Vox Daily!


 

Midwest Voice Over Conference May 12-14, 2016

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 5, 2016

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Midwest Voice Over Conference speakers, Columbus OH 2016. L to R: J. Michael Collins, Joe Cipriano, Marc Graue, Randye Kaye, Rodney Saulsberry.

It's conference season! Have you been looking for more voice-over events to attend?

Voices.com is pleased to announce that we're sponsoring the Midwest Voice Over Conference in Worthington, Ohio taking place May 12th to the 14th!

Hear more about who will be there as well as the topics being covered in today's Vox Daily.


 

Is Casting an Art or a Science?

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 4, 2016

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Casting actors: is it 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 back at how casting was, what it became and what it may yet be in today's Vox Daily.


 

How Realistic Are Your Expectations? Excellence vs Perfection

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By Stephanie Ciccarelli

March 29, 2016

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Target - aim for excellence! Written out in white chalk on a board.

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 or in the habit of dismissing opportunities because you're afraid of doing a less-than-perfect job, know that there is hope and a better way.

Hear more in today's Vox Daily!