By Stephanie Ciccarelli
September 15, 2008
Have you experienced success studying with a voice over coach or by applying something you learned at a workshop, from listening in on a teleseminar or a podcast?
Share your insight as a comment.
The mark of a good teacher is that they are able to help you succeed in your professional life as well as meet your personal artistic and technical goals.
In other words, a teacher's proudest achievement should be that their students find work through the application of their instruction and guidance.
This is a crowning glory for teachers whose students do succeed and find consistent work.
Recently, I received a message asking if workshops and classes are worth it and if people are actually getting any real work in the industry from the classes that are advertised here on our blog as well as on other voice over blogs and news sites.
After some consideration, I decided that the answer would sound a lot better coming from peers than anyone else.
I've said it before and I'll say it again:
As with anything in life, success is relative to the amount of time, dedication and effort that is invested, including voice over.
If a voice talent (or anyone for that matter) isn't willing to put in 110% effort, then no teacher, no matter their qualifications or rave reviews, will be able to help in this regard because it all comes down to action on the part of the student by means of creating or taking advantage of opportunities presented to them.
Please leave a comment that shares your experience and provide the name of the coach(es) as well as their geographic location.
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