Put your voice, acting, and interpretive ability to work with personalized coaching from one of the industry’s most skilled and experienced coaches.
To succeed as a voice-over artist, dedication and hard work are essential. It takes more than a pleasant voice to stand out in this competitive industry. Continual improvement of skills and willingness to accept feedback from industry professionals are crucial.
While beginner workshops and online training programs are available, they may not be the most effective way for beginners to develop their voice-over skills. Such programs may help refine existing techniques, but building a solid foundation from scratch requires personalized one-on-one instruction.
Moreover, market research is vital to the voice-over industry. Understanding the market and competition is necessary to secure high-paying jobs. Mastering acting, timing, pacing, breathing, inflection, and reading comprehension are all crucial to achieving success as a voice-over artist.
It’s important to recognize that becoming a top voice-over artist takes time and patience. There are no shortcuts in this industry, and beginners may experience frustration. Nevertheless, with dedication and perseverance, it’s possible to make a good living as a voice-over artist.
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My approach to voice-over instruction is tailored to each individual, starting with a thorough two-hour evaluation to assess your current abilities and potential. Based on the assessment, I will create a personalized course of one-on-one instruction with extensive voice-over lessons. This investment in your career is essential for achieving your full potential as a voice-over artist.
Rather than offering generic packages, I believe that one-on-one or small group instruction is the most effective way to ensure individual progress. That’s why I only offer one-on-one instruction, where we can focus on your specific needs and goals. As you make progress, we will determine the best time to create your demo, ensuring that it showcases your unique abilities and sets you apart in the competitive voice-over industry.
John Burr boasts an impressive 35-year career in all aspects of the voice-over industry. As a seasoned voice-over artist, editor, audio and video producer, he has a comprehensive understanding of the entire production process.
Beyond his extensive industry experience, John has also showcased his talents in over 100 music CDs and various professional theater productions. Several of his students have landed narration opportunities with well-known media and Fortune 500 companies thanks to his exceptional coaching.
As an industry expert, John Burr’s diverse and successful career has been instrumental in helping many aspiring voice-over artists reach their full potential through his mentorship.
During our training sessions, we offer a comprehensive approach to enhancing your voice-over skills, including improving your audition and project abilities, as well as providing expertise in language and script analysis. We also focus on developing your proficiency in various aspects of voice-over work, such as speed, pitch, pause, emotion, and volume, which will enable you to adapt your voice to meet project requirements.
While having voice-over skills is important, it’s not the only factor for success in the industry. Effective self-promotion and marketing are equally crucial. That’s why our program provides comprehensive training on various aspects of self-promotion, including networking, auditioning, creating marketing materials, and more.
By the end of our program, you’ll have developed a strong sense of professionalism, and we’ll assist you in creating demos to showcase your skills and build your portfolio. You’ll also gain valuable marketing knowledge and learn how to budget for setting up a home recording studio.
We specialize in producing customized demos that highlight the versatility of each voice-over artist. Our team meticulously handpicks and writes scripts tailored to their unique strengths and abilities. To ensure the best possible production value, we use a specially curated selection of materials from over 20 music libraries and 15 sound effects libraries.
If you’re interested in pursuing on-camera work, we also offer high-quality video demos that guide you through the entire process, from scripting to the finished product. Our vast resources allow us to create video demos that effectively showcase your skills in front of the camera.