So you’ve decided to plunge into the world of voiceover. You have also got your essential voiceover gears. Now you are looking for a voiceover coach.
Aside from doing your research, here are
3 Key Things to Consider When Hiring a Voiceover Coach:
1. Are they Reputable?
2. Coach with Different People
Tip: Ensure you choose to get coached from a respectable casting director. They have the ear of clients who books you. Get on their radar.
3. Avoid Coaches Who Are Trying to Sell You a Combo Deal (coaching package + demo)
- Do your research
- Listen to previous demos they’ve produced
- Ask around
Coaches I’ve worked with:
- Becky Shrimpton (Commercial Focused)
- Various @ KH Casting (Various Commercial / Animation / Video Games)
- Alyson Steel (Commercial Focused)
- Kelly McGee (Commercial Focused)
- Roger Becker (Commercial Focused – a casting director)
- Deborah Sperling (Commercial Focused – specializes in finding your authenticity)
- Elley-Ray Hennessy (Commercial/ Animation / Character and everything in between – She awakens the parts of you that are dormant)
- Zach Anderson (Commercial Focused – a casting director)
- J. Michael Collins (Commercial Focused)
- Fannie Brett-Rabault (Dubbing)
All of these fabulous people have helped me with different things at different stages of my voiceover journey. They are all very different, so it really depends on what you are looking to achieve, what you are needing, where you are at, what’s your budget, etc.. But I highly recommend them all to anyone who is serious about voiceover.
If you want further information on my experiences working with them, feel free to connect with me. You can find me on IG @thehovoiceover