The Art of Voice® is a unique, one-on-one individualized professional voice-over training program which gives each client, whether the complete beginner or a seasoned performer, the techniques and learning tools required to become a strongly competitive voice-over and television commercial talent. The program utilizes a combination of acting and performance exercises to help the voice talent execute a more creative, colorful, communicative, and emotional presence to produce a professionally competitive style of reading.
Also included in the program, is an individualized demo reel marketing strategy plan, custom designed to meet each individual performer's abilities and working goals, and an extensive contact list of over 1000 sources for voice over and commercial work.
Comprehensive Master Level Training
The Master Level Training is structured for previously trained dramatic performers or broadcasters, utilizing more advanced and intricate commercial or narrative script copy and reading exercises.
- Voice-over copy reading techniques and performance skills
- Voice-over styles, attitudes and personality cultivation techniques
- Copy analysis and interpretation skills
- Audition etiquette and skills
- Recording session etiquette and studio skills
- Spokesperson and announcer styles
- Corporate and educational narration styles
- Character and animations styles
- Audio book and CD ROM styles
- Information on agents, producers and casting
- Individualized marketing strategies
- Training materials and contact lists
- Professional support and guidance
Over the Phone Voice Over Training
Given today's hectic professional lifestyles, more and more THE ART OF VOICE® clients are opting for over-the-phone lesson work, when meeting in person is not possible due to distance or schedules.
For over the phone voice-over lesson sessions, individuals simply require an audio recording device of any kind (digital or analog) and if possible, a telephone headset.
It's that simple and you can get started right away, from the comfort of your own home or office!
State of the Art Digital Demo Reel Production
Every voice-over demo reel is personally directed and produced by STEVE HARRIS. Each client's meticulous demo reel is produced in our Mid town Manhattan recording studio utilizing Pro Tools®, the audio industry's state of the art digital audio software.
The voice-over demo reel is a voice talent's portfolio. It must sound ultra market competitive and very professional. The demo reel has only one chance to impress producers and agents and casting professionals favorably. A well produced voice over demo-reel opens many job doors for voice talents. In addition, we utilize the the most extensive and contemporary music and sound effects libraries, to give each voice-over demo reel the most professional sound possible.
So many voice-over demo reels produced by Steve Harris, are extremely well received by television / radio commercial / animation producers, leading agents, casting directors and audio book producers.
Please be sure to visit our Testimonials page for actual talent client reviews.