Voice-Over Voice Actor

A Peek Into The Secret World Of The Voice Actor

Interested in pursuing a career in VO? Curious what goes on behind the scenes in a business where people talk funny for money? This book offers a fun and comprehensive look at what it takes, what goes on and what it’s like behind the mic from two working pros who started from scratch.

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Take Action #9 - What are your specific vocal qualities?

Taking from Action #7 and #8, consider your list of adjectives and adverbs and how certain words describe other people's voices and particular vocal rhythms and patterns. Now, using your list begin to eliminate words that don't fit your voice and hone in not only on which famous folks have similar sounds to you but what your own vocal description might be.

Adjective/Adverb List

Wry                               Calm                     Perky

Honest                         Open                  Cut-to-the-chase

Sarcastic                     Happy                 Clipped

Giddy                           Haughty              Innocent

Secretive                     Emotional         Bored

Inquisitive                  Playful                  Cool

Sexy                              Witty                     Crazed

Earnest                       Angry                    Grounded

Trustworthy            Confident              Relaxed

As you go through each word on the list, be really honest with yourself when deciding if it fits your voice naturally. Right now the focus is not on whether or not you can sound a certain way if you push it, but how you normally sound without pushing. Happy hunting!