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September Workshop Calendar

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

September 2, 2006

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Voice Acting workshops in September.

Sept. 2nd, Dallas - The Business of Voiceovers (Bettye Zoller)

Sept. 4th, Toronto - Acting Speech Gymnastics (Sarah Boes)

Sept. 5th - Basic Workshop (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 5th, Toronto - Accent Reduction, Voice and Speech (Sarah Boes)

Sept. 6th, Toronto - The Voice-over Workshop (4 sessions) (Mike Kirby)

Sept. 6th, Toronto - Acting Speech Gymnastics (Sarah Boes)

Sept. 7th, Toronto - Accent Reduction, Voice and Speech (Sarah Boes)

Sept. 9th - Advanced Video Games VO (2 sessions) (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 9th, Toronto - Acting Speech Gymnastics (Sarah Boes)

Sept. 9-10, Boston - 9 Critical Skills & Masters Character Voice Event (Pat Fraley)

Sept. 9-16 - Making it M.I.N.E. (VoiceOne Elaine Clark)

Sept. 10 - Intro: Starting out (VoiceOne Elaine Clark)

Sept. 10-24 - Ear Prompter/OCN (VoiceOne Elaine Clark)

Sept. 11th - Extended Animation VO (6 sessions) (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 12th - Extended Commercials VO (6 sessions) (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 18th - Basic All-animation VO (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 19th - Advanced Commercials VO (7 sessions) (Dolores Diehl)

Sept. 23rd, Los Angeles - Masters Accent on Dialect Event (Pat Fraley)

Sept. 23rd, Toronto - Cartoon Voice Saturday (VoiceWorx) (Jessie Thomson and Debra Toffan)

Sept. 24th, Vancouver - Introductory Workshop, 3-6 p.m. (Britta Wenske, Vocalis)


Sarah Boes

Students will learn how to hear, see and feel the difference between their pronunciation and the non regional dialect/career speech they are learning. Students will learn the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) a critical component to accent reduction, creating a Standard American sound, and mastering dialects. Students will be able to transcribe any script, monologue, presentation into phonetics and be able to read, write, and pronounce the dialect simultaneously. This course is a must for anyone wishing to work in the American market and an asset to anyone wishing to improve their speech and presentation skills.

Dolores Diehl

Dolores has performed for, and has taught voice acting to more than 100,000 men, women and children in live classes and professional audiences of from 6 to 700 people. Dolores has also taught on Closed Circuit Educational TV and across the Country by phone. She teaches and directs her Basic Voiceover Workshops in Commercials, Animation, Narration and Audiobooks, and manages all of her other workshops, from intermediate through professional levels, personally selecting the Directors.

Pat Fraley

Patrick Fraley has created the voices for over 4,000 characters, placing him among the top ten performers of all time to be cast in animated programs. He has taught voice over for 30 years and holds his workshops in L.A., San Francisco, and New York. His is the only character voice curriculum ever to be accredited at the university level. He holds an MFA degree in Acting from Cornell University, and is a member of the Voice and Speech Trainers of America.

Mike Kirby's VoiceWorx

Mike Kirby and Associates will teach you everything you need to know to begin a career in commercial voice work. This workshop is a survey course of the commercial voice industry taught by professional Performers, Directors, and Producers. All sessions are in-studio on microphone. Personal work in session will be recorded to CD for home review. Class size is limited to 8 Performers. Everyone welcome.

VoiceOne Elaine Clark

Elaine Clark is an award winning actor, director, producer, certified teacher, playwright and the author of the quintessential voice-over book, There's Money Where Your Mouth Is, in addition to being the owner/founder of Voice One. As an actor, she is a member of SAG and AFTRA, having performed in hundreds of voice-over and on-camera commercials, industrial narrations, video games, cartoons, film and made for television movies. She also serves as an audio engineer, casting director, and multimedia & anime director.

Britta Wenske

Voicestudio Vocalis offers Linklater-based voice-classes. For more information and registration visit or call 604 779 5245.

Bettye Zoller

25 years as a professional recording studio singer and voiceover talent! Let Bettye show you how to start or jump-start your career! Bettye has been a private voice coach for nearly 30 years. Jingle / studio singing (and coaching for singing performers and songwriter-singers) are by private lesson appointments and periodic workshops.

Related Topics: Accent, AFTRA, animation, cartoons, child, Dallas, how to, industry, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, TV, videogames


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