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with Deb Doetzer
Veteran Chicago voiceover artist Deb Doetzer teaches this 5-week course covering an introduction to the exciting and lucrative world of commercial and character voiceover. Improvisation is a skill that is actively sought after in voiceover artists and this class is about helping the student discover what they will need to get started in the world of voiceover. During this class you'll learn about mic technique, demos, the difference between narrator and character reads, rates, tips, tricks and resources for building your career in the Chicago voiceover scene. At the end of class you will receive mp3 files of your work.
This class also includes:
A visit from a voiceover agent for a Q&A
A visit from a legendary voice talent for a Q&A
A tour of a recording studio
$285, 3 hours, 5 weeks
Prerequisites: Improv Level B
Voiceover Intensive TBA
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In this one-day workshop, students will work with specific types of copy:
Radio and tv commercial copy
Promo/radio imaging/tv affiliate
$150, 6 hours
Prerequisites: Open to all students but completion of Voiceover for Improvisers preferred
About the instructor: Deb has been working in voiceover, theater and improv for almost two decades. A proud member of all three performer's unions (AEA, AFTRA and SAG), her voice has been heard for such national accounts as Blockbuster Video, State Farm, McDonald's, Nestle's Toll House, Kraft Mac and Cheese, Ford and Red Lobster, among numerous others. Deb is currently the voice for Emmi, an interactive medical website, and can be heard on various PlayStation, Gamecube and XBox games, as well as on a few slot machines in various casinos across the country. Deb is currently an ensemble member of Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, where she was last seen in the critically acclaimed performance of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4. Deb has performed in Shear Madness with both the Chicago and Boston companies, and has also worked at The Annoyance Theater, Eclipse Theater and Improv Olympic. Deb has performed original sketch and improv comedy in NYC, Boston, Chicago, at Los Angeles' famed The Comedy Store, and many small towns in between. An instructor at Acting Studio Chicago since 2000, Deb has taught Beginning and Intermediate Voiceover, as well as recently facilitating the Workout with the Pros Advanced Workshop. She is also available for private coaching.