Los Angeles is known as the “Entertainment Capital” for a reason. There are many ways to break into the arts and entertainment industry. Get involved in acting or theater production or our favorite, voice-over. To get started in voice-over, attend one of our introductory Los Angeles voice-over classes and see how to pursue this part or full time.
When are the next classes happening?
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific class inquiries.
What will I learn?
- Voice-Over Techniques: Learn how to find your pitch, read at the right speed, and smile even when no one can see you.
- Types of Voice-Overs: It’s exciting that there are so many different types of voice-over! That means that there’s a lot for you to explore. See which type of voice-over speaks out to you the most.
- The Union: Learn what the union is and whether it’s something you should join.
- How to get the work: Receive tips about how and where to market yourself so clients and agencies will notice your voice-over skills.
- The Home Studio: A big perk of being a voice actor is that you can work from home. That’s right! Most voice actors today build their own home studio, where they can edit, produce, and record demos in.
- The All-Important Voice-Over Demos: Hear how to make a top-notch demo.
Who teaches our Los Angeles voice-over classes?
You can expect to learn from either Wendy Shapero or Bridget Renshaw. Learn about their expertise within the industry:
Wendy Shapero is a successful voice artist, actor, dancer, and comedian. Starting out as a young actress-dancer-choreographer in the Detroit scene, she garnered critical acclaim for her performances on-stage in Antigone, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Godspell, among others. After touring internationally with a stage production of Disney’s Pocahontas, she decided to move out west to Los Angeles to pursue film-acting. Wendy acted in such indie features as Free Samples with Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) and Expect Delays. Her voice-over work has been featured on Cartoon Network, an advertisement campaign for FIAT, the audiobook for Jeanne Birdsall’s children’s book, Flora’s Windy Day, and many more.
With eight years of experience in the industry, Bridget Renshaw’s voice can be heard in commercials, animations, voice dubbing, corporate videos, eLearning, and video games. She has voiced numerous commercials including Samsung, Audible, Transitions Lenses, Scholastic, Simple Skincare, Classic Mazda, and more. Bridget is also known for her Spanish Telenovela English translations and character work on various video games, eLearning projects, and animated videos. Bridget loves to talk to people about following their passions in life, especially voice-over!
Can’t make it to our Los Angeles voice-over classes? We also have some online options, one of which is our must knows of voice-over resource guide. Learn how we can help you start your voice-over career today!