Stand up comics have a keen sense of timing, well developed ears for humor and a lack of inhibition. These are highly sought after skills in the world of voice-over, and can give you a leg up on the competition.
This fun, exciting VO class is taught by the VO pro's - Edge Studio! We will cover the basics of voice over and help you to understand what makes YOUR voice stand out from the crowd. We will teach you about all the different genres of V.O. and where YOUR voice fits best, from commercials to animation, from eLearning to audio books. Edge Studio is actively looking for L.A voiceover talent, and is excited to include YOUR voice on their roster!
Some of what will be covered in class includes: + The Four Vocal Components: Tone, Tempo, Volume and Pitch + How to use your voice to book work + Breaking down Copy + Mic technique + The different styles of voice-over including commercial, eLearnings, telephony, audiobooks, and character animation
This class is taught by Noelle Romano. As voice director on PBS´s Emmy-award winning "WordWorld", Noelle worked with an array of amazing veteran VO talent. In addition to directing, she played a major role in the casting process, always looking to fill out the veteran cast with fresh, up-and-coming talent. Prior to that she was head of the VO Department at Animation Collective. There she was in charge of the VO records and casting of nine shows in production, including "Kappa Mikey" for Nicktoons, "Ellen´s Acres" for Cartoon Network, and "Thumb Wrestling Federation" for Kids WB.
Her voice can be heard in commercials for Moe´s Southwest Grill, Blossman Gas and Appliance, Green Nissan, and Slendertone; on the phone for AT&T, and in the back of any cab in the U.S. that uses the TaxiMagic payment system. Noelle can also be heard on numerous audiobooks, e-learning projects, mobile apps, and promotional videos.
Noelle graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama, and also trained in improv through Second City. As a live performer, she has performed stand-up comedy and sketch comedy with her duo "Becky and Noelle".
As a coach for Edge Studio, Noelle has trained thousands of students of all ages and is helping to cast talent for current projects in production as she is the ears of L.A for Edge Studio based in NY. She is directly connecting voice over artist to jobs available only through Edge Studios, who are actively looking for L.A talent. Edge Cast everything from audiobooks, to live announce, commercial, animation, documentaries, promos, and many more. Edge studio has 1,000+ clients, 21 years of experience. Some fun projects: UNITED WAY, LEGO, US NAVY, BMW, MERCER, MARVEL COMICS, VOLVO...