Voiceover Workshops and classes for August 2006
August 5, Hollywood – Basic Video Game Voiceover (Dolores Diehl) *
August 12, San Diego – “The Business of Voiceover: Preparing for Your VO Demo, Marketing, and Promotion” – Penny Abshire; and “Building Your Home Studio” – James Alburger (this is a full-day workshop that includes both programs)
Aug. 15th & 22nd, West Burbank – Commercial Spanish Class with Spanish casting agent, 2 Tuesdays in a row (MJ Lallo)
August 16, Hollywood – Basic Animation Voiceover (Dolores Diehl)
August 19th & 20th, Dallas – Techniques of Voice Acting (Bettye Zoller)
August 29 – October 17, San Diego – “The Art of Voice Acting 8-week Workshop” (James & Penny)
August 30 – October 18, San Diego – The Art of Voice Acting 8-week Tele-Course Level 1â€ (James & Penny)
About the Instructors
James R. Alburger and Penny Abshire (Commercial Clinic)
As a teacher, James R. Alburger works with people who want to break into voiceover. As a producer, he works with business owners and advertising agencies who use radio advertising, and with other clients who want exceptional sound design and audio production. As a director, James takes an actor’s initial performance to a new level through his understanding of the nuance of interpretation and timing. For more than 35 years James has worked with voiceover artists as a director, performer and studio engineer in Los Angeles and San Diego.
Dolores has performed for, and has taught voice acting to more than 100,000 men, women and children in live classes and professional audiences of from 6 to 700 people. Dolores has also taught on Closed Circuit Educational TV and across the Country by phone. She teaches and directs her Basic Voiceover Workshops in Commercials, Animation, Narration and Audiobooks, and manages all of her other workshops, from intermediate through professional levels, personally selecting the Directors.
* Dolores’ classes are ongoing sessions. Weekly sessions continue varying from three, five, six, or eight weeks. Classes with asteriks (stars) beside have irregular scheduling.
Mj Productions was established in 1983 in San Francisco. MJ has 23 years of experience in audio VO and music production for the advertising, entertainment and corporate market places. MJ Lallo is a VO artist, director producer, teacher and composer-singer. She has done voice looping for feature films and her unique vocalizing with digital processors won her three Addy Awards.
* All of MJ’s classes are once a week from 7-10 p.m. Each class runs for five consecutive weeks at MJ Production Studios.
25 years as a professional recording studio singer and voiceover talent! Let Bettye show you how to start or jump-start your career! Bettye has been a private voice coach for nearly 30 years. Jingle / studio singing (and coaching for singing performers and songwriter-singers) are by private lesson appointments and periodic workshops.