Cross over the Golden State Bridge and enter into the world of voice-over! Our introductory San Francisco voice-over classes are for anyone interested in learning more about the industry. Gain insight into how to use your speaking voice for audiobooks, commercials, and more! Step up to the mic by registering for one of our upcoming classes.
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 and pacing when reading a script.
- Types of Voice-Overs: 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: 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 San Francisco voice-over classes?
You can expect to learn from either Wendy Shapero, Bridget Renshaw, or Lisa Foster. 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!
Lisa Foster, with 18 years of experience in voice-overs and broadcasting, has one of the most versatile voices in the industry. She has written and voiced live, and recorded commercials for dozens of businesses and corporations including Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Café Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train. Foster has done numerous local and national spots, from website narratives and computer games to commercials and even comedy bits! She is a well-known on-air radio personality in the Seattle broadcast market, and with her state-of-the-art home recording studio, she is now being heard all over the world!
Can’t make it to our San Francisco 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!