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Radio Can Prepare You For Voice Acting. Here's How!

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

December 19, 2012

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Dave DeAndrea smiling and looking downward, microphone off to the sideDo you get up every morning happy that you do voice-overs for a living?

Voice talent and audio producer Dave DeAndrea always did voice-overs as a kid.

When he grew up, he veered into radio and learned the foundational production skills that would help him transition into voice acting.

Hear Dave's story in today's VOX Daily.

I Like Voice-Overs!

Having been bitten by the voice acting bug, Dave DeAndrea knew that voice-overs was the way he wanted to go to both use his gifts and support his family. Dave shares his story in the video below.

A Launching Pad For Clients

Coming from radio may give people a head start on the technical aspects of voice-over but when it comes to finding their own work, building a relationship with a marketplace or agent is more than beneficial to help get the word out about your skills and receive opportunities to audition.

Dave DeAndrea relates, "Voices.com has proven to be an integral part of my career as a Voice Actor over the years. It's served as a launching pad for several of my clients who have used my voice gain and again. I'm more than happy to be able to tell people about the services that Voices.com provides."

About Dave DeAndrea

Dave DeAndrea is a Voicey Award Winning Voice Actor and Producer whose credits include National Ad Campaigns (Regus, Evinrude, Westwood College, Nascar), Corporate Narrations (LPL Financial, Panasonic, Duracell, PetSmart), Animation and Video Games (Axe Cop, Heroes of Newerth), Radio and TV Imaging (SmoothJazz.com, SBN), and everything in between. He's also the Commander in Chief of KillerVoiceDemos.com, a company designed to create demos for voice actors that are a true showcase of their talent.

Have You Come From Radio?

If you can relate to Dave's story and have something you'd like to share about your own experience, I'd love to hear from you!

Be sure to add to the conversation by commenting on this article now.

Best wishes,
Stephanie

Related Topics: animation, radio, TV, videogames, YouTube


Comments


    16 years of radio for me and finally took the leap to do voice overs full-time 2 years ago. I'm so glad I did and thank Voices.com everyday...they help me build my business and my clients everyday. Couldn't do it without ya, Voices! :)

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      I am having a difficult time finding classes to hone my craft.

      Posted by:
      • George Eason Jr.
      • September 11, 2014 11:01 AM

        Hi George,

        Thank you for your question!

        I've asked someone from Voices.com to reach out to you to help answer your question about finding a voice-over coach. For now, you might want to listen to a number of podcasts on Voice Over Experts to get a taste of the teaching you might want to explore:

        http://podcasts.voices.com/voiceoverexperts

        Take care,
        Stephanie

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