By Stephanie Ciccarelli
October 4, 2010
Were you one of those people who was constantly reprimanded for chatting in class?
Did your classmates find more pleasure in listening to your imitations of the teacher rather than listen to what the teacher had to say?
Whether you were the class clown or simply an overly ambitious social butterfly, the antics that used to get you in hot water could actually serve as assets in the voice acting profession.
Share your experiences and find out more in today's VOX Daily.
At Voices of Vision, a recent voice acting event in Toronto, animation voice talent, director and instructor MJ Lallo made the observation that "People now take lessons to do silly voices when they used to be sent to the principal's office for doing them."
Many of you can relate to what MJ said because you know it to be true.
As a voice actor, you make money for creating wacky voices and allowing them to take on a life of their own in spoken word recordings.
The voices you create, whether based upon a family member, teacher, friend or colleague are ways that you can express your creativity... and get paid for it!
I'd love to hear about how your days of mimicry or socialization have prepared you in part for the road ahead and contributed to your success!
Looking forward to your comments :)
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