Short Courses / Voice

Introduction to Voice-Over Acting - Weekend Course

  2 days, 10.30am-5.30pm

This practical two-day workshop will introduce students to the fundamentals of voice-over acting.

Course Fees

€255

Course Information

Course Begins: Sat 15 Jun 2024
Type: Beginners
Duration: 2 days, 10.30am-5.30pm
When: Weekend
Ages: +16

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Overview

Facilitated by Al Doyle, one of the UK’s most in demand voice-over performers, this workshop will cover the core skills required to pursue a career in voice-over work in TV, Radio, Documentaries, Cartoons, Gaming and Audiobooks:

The course will cover three main elements of voice-over acting – Voice & Performance, Home Recording and Professional Development – with modules including:

  • Vocal Exploration
  • Character Development
  • The Role of Observation
  • Flexing Your Vocal Style to suit each industry.
  • Vocal Warm-ups and Voice Protection
  • Creating a Home Studio
  • How to create a Voice-Over Showreel
  • Professional Development
  • How to get started as a Voice-Over actor
  • Finding an agent
  • How to Pitch Yourself
  • Maximising Social Media Impact
  • Understanding the Audition Process
  • Ethical Voice Over Work
  • Understanding Contracts & Fees

The course takes place over two days - 13th & 14th of April.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Al Doyle is a London based, Irish voice-over artist and actor who is popular with producers and directors the world over having given voice to some of the biggest global brands including  Guinness, Red Bull, Irish Lottery, Hypnocat - (UK Nationwide Recycling Campaign) McDonalds, WWE,  SKY Movies  to name but a few. 

A highly versatile character actor, Al’s animation credits include Disney's series Vikingskool, the BAFTA supported series Night Zookeeper (SKY1). Zig and Zag (BBC) and MYA GO on RTE.

Al’s is currently writing and starring in a new animation called Ghost Town. His gaming credits include Star Wars Battlefront 2, Dying Light 2, King's Bounty 2, Scathe, Runescape, Outcast 2 and Artifacts of Chaos. Al has recently finished work on providing the voice over for JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

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