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When did you realize that you wanted to do voice-overs?
Singers often find themselves recording jingles and the like. From time to time, they explore voice acting as a career option to expand their vocal horizons and have more fun with their instrument.
This is what happened with a jazz cat named MJ Lallo who later became a voice-over artist, teacher and director.
Hear MJ Lallo’s story about how she got into the business and discover why there’s really no reason why anybody should not be working in today’s VOX Daily.

How a Jazz Cat Got Bit by the Acting Bug

Creating voices had always been something MJ Lallo enjoyed doing. Her background as a singer led her to explore the art of voice acting, particularly creating voices and memorable characters. Over the years, her instrument has taken her many places without leaving the comfort of her recording studio in Los Angeles. With the help of modern technology, MJ is able to work with a variety of people and be part of beautiful productions the world over. MJ tells her story in this video interview below:

“I totally support Voices.com and what this company has done to create a viable job market for voice actors.” – MJ Lallo

About MJ Lallo

MJ Lallo does it all at Mj Productions Recording Studio in LA — her own VO work, as well as VO directing, producing and casting. She’s voiced, cast and directed hundreds of VO projects from Animation feature films, episodic animation, games, infomercials, audiobooks, and ADR for feature films. She produced 2 DVDs “Marketing Yourself in Voice Over” and “Fun Voice Over Techniques & Exercises.” Some of her clients include Fox Kids, Disney Imagineering, Universal Interactive, DreamWorks, Cartoon Network, PBS Kids, Houghton-Mifflin Books, Penguin Books, Simon & Schuster, Miramax, Columbia Pictures, Johnson & Johnson and many more.

How Did You Get Your Start?

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Stephanie

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Stephanie Ciccarelli is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Voices.com. Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, as well as a respected mentor and industry speaker, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, her blog serves an audience that wants to achieve excellence in storytelling through the power of the human voice. Stephanie was recently listed on the PROFIT Magazine W100 list three times (2013, 2015 and 2016), a ranking of Canada's top female entrepreneurs, and is the author of Voice Acting for Dummies®.

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