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How To Get a Callback From an Audition

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Stephanie Ciccarelli
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Join Voice Over Expert Marc Graue as he teaches you “How To Get a Callback From an Audition”. Learn how to nail an audition by thinking on your feet. Marc encourages you to visualize your character and to come as close as possible to the description of what’s being asked of you, even if the description doesn’t make much sense.

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Voice Over Expert Marc Graue
Marc GraueMarc Graue is the owner of the legendary Marc Graue Voice Over Studios, a Burbank California landmark for more than 25 years. His client list reads like a who’s who of the voice over business including the Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, HBO, Disney, Warner Bros., Dreamworks, Showtime, MTV, Discovery Channel, ABC, CBS, NBC, HGTV, Activision, Electronic Arts, THQ and many more can be found in the studios daily. As a producer, Marc’s voice over demo clients include: EG Daily (Rugrats / Babe), Yeardley Smith (The Simpsons), John Dimaggio (Futurama / Kim Possible), Randy Thomas (Academy Awards / Entertainment Tonight), Brian Baumgartner (The Office) and 100s more!
As a voice over artist Marc has been represented by William-Morris in Beverly Hills for the last 12 years and can be heard on Avatar-The Last Air Bender, Veggie Tales, Code Name: Kids Next Door, Warcraft, Spiderman 3 the Video Game, Ratchett & Clank, GUN, Gothic 3 and on countless trailers and promos.

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Stephanie Ciccarelli
Stephanie Ciccarelli is a Co-Founder of Voices. Classically trained in voice 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. For over 25 years, Stephanie has used her voice to communicate what is most important to her through the spoken and written word. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, Stephanie has been a contributor to The Huffington Post, Backstage magazine, Stage 32 and the Voices.com blog. Stephanie is found 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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  • Tony Reeves
    October 16, 2008, 6:38 pm

    Wow! Found it really hard to listen to the message ’cause I was so gripped by the colour of his voice! Fabulous!
    Also curious as to why he didn’t ‘gate’ down the breaths volume a bit.
    Tony Reeves

  • Jill Tarnoff
    October 24, 2008, 2:15 pm

    That was informative and inspiring. I wonder how a talent like me on the east coast could get those great cartoon jobs in LA. I got in lots of trouble in 7th grade!

  • Jon Morss
    October 24, 2008, 4:16 pm

    Awesome! Your information was very informative. I especially found the info about “not over thinking the copy” very helpful. The other really cool thing was the level of excitement you had in voicing this. It really shows how passionate you are about Voice Acting and that you really enjoy what you do. It certainly got me excited about working on your suggestions.
    Oh yeah, you have a great voice as well, which I am sure you already know. But, the characters were just terrific. A big smile broke out across my face when I heard that Pirate. Love it. I hope I get a chance to work with you at your studio one day. That certainly would be a great experience.
    Thanks for sharing this man.

  • Michelle Falzon
    October 24, 2008, 7:10 pm

    Great podcast, great voice too. Very very helpful. Thanks.

  • JC Haze
    October 27, 2008, 5:39 pm

    Hey Mark,
    LOVED your podcast…your passion & professionalism shine through. I hope to someday work with, or meet you!
    Thanks for taking the time to share!

  • David Alden
    October 28, 2008, 7:02 am

    Yo Marc,
    Thanks for a great podcast man! Very inspirational and invigorating. I really appreciate your enthusiasm for the fine art of voice acting. Dude, you rock!

  • Kris Deagle
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  • kathy Matchiner
    October 29, 2008, 5:43 am

    BEST PODCAST I HAVE HEARD! WHAT A VOICE! You get the best of both worlds from MARC as a VO actor and owner of the BEST recording studio in LA!
    Marc produced my Ani DEMO and it ROCKS!!
    Kathy Matchiner

  • Sara Hildebrandt
    November 5, 2008, 11:01 am

    What an interesting, amusing and informative podcast. Thanks, Marc.
    Love your voice!
    Best wishes to sunny LA from the rainy UK

  • Christian Plasberg
    November 7, 2008, 2:16 pm

    Very helpful, inspiring and funny! Thank you!

  • Pamela Tansey
    November 8, 2008, 1:11 am

    Hi Marc,
    You definitely “got it” man! I enjoyed this podcast just as much as your seminar at the Voice 2008 conference along with the very funny Brian Cummings. Thanks for sharing some valuable information! I also enjoy your newsletters-always something to learn!

  • Kelli Casey
    November 13, 2008, 9:02 pm

    You raise some wonderful points and that’s why they pay you the big bucks!!! Thanks for sharing some of insight with us!! It is very appreciated!
    Kelli Casey
    “Pick The RED One!!’

  • Herb Merriweather
    November 20, 2008, 2:12 am

    Hi, Marc…
    Really appreciate your insight and your time. I’m inspired to “keep on keepin’ on”. I’ve always thought that versatility is key and you have proven it with your voice and information.
    Thanks again…

  • Larry L
    October 25, 2011, 12:24 pm

    Very Good. So much is involved. Looking forward to find out if I should be doing this.

  • mark grove
    July 3, 2012, 12:46 am

    Great nuggets of info from Marc on how to get call backs for auditions!
    We all tend to think we can kill it by changing it up, when we should stick with what they want.