The Middle-Class VO Podcast
Finding Your Voice

Finding Your Voice

July 28, 2022

Whether you are a seasoned pro or just getting into the game of VO, chances are you’ve struggled with finding YOUR own VOICE during your career. Heck, you might have even LOST it somewhere along the way!

Not only does Dave Walsh have 20+ years of experience in the industry as an artist, coach, director and studio executive, he has also faced many struggles as a professional voice actor. One battle in particular, inspired him to create the Truetell method, which helps actors find THEIR one true voice!

This fun episode with Dave is sure to leave you inspired and ready to tackle any challenges you may be facing in your voiceover career.

What’s Your BRAND?

What’s Your BRAND?

July 18, 2022

Do you have a memorable brand that people will never forget? Do you feel confident and happy about that brand? If you aren't sure and you want to start STANDING OUT from the crowd, then this is an episode you DON'T want to miss!

Talent management and branding expert Celia Siegel knows how important it is for voice actors to create a memorable brand. Which is why we are so happy to have her with us today on The Middle Class VO Podcast, where she will be talking all about BRANDING!

George Washington III Talks RESOURCES!

George Washington III Talks RESOURCES!

June 16, 2022

Staying on top of things is a tough job, especially when your calendar is always full. When you have a lot of auditions to tackle, meetings to schedule, sessions to record and audio to edit, it can feel like you are drowning in a list of things to do. So, how do you become more proficient in your work as a voice actor?Is there any way to make life more simple and feel less chaotic with such a busy schedule? ABSOLUTELY! There are some great resources that will help improve your proficiency as a voiceover artist, and we are so excited for George Washington lll to share some of his top tips and tricks on how to make that happen. So if you are ready to get organized and find out what might help make your life as a voice actor more simple, then this episode is for you!Plus, there is a killer cold read challenge in here you won't want to miss. RIGHT HERE on The Middle Class VO Podcast!

Moving Forward with VO Atlanta!

Moving Forward with VO Atlanta!

May 5, 2022

Just a few short months ago, we thought we would be saying goodbye to VO Atlanta for good. The voiceover conference that has been a safe place to learn about the business, connect with others and recharge our spirits to become better artists was believed to be shutting its doors for the last time in 2022. Luckily for us however, fate decided to take a different turn! We are beyond excited to have Anna Collins with us today to tell us all of the good things coming our way for VO Atlanta 2023! There are a lot of great things in the works and we are excited to share the details with you first, right here on The Middle Class VO Podcast!

VO Atlanta House Party:  Gerald’s Mic Drop

VO Atlanta House Party:  Gerald’s Mic Drop

April 21, 2022

VO Atlanta has been so much more than a voiceover conference over the years. It has been a space full of love and support. A place to learn, grow and make long lasting friendships while learning about voiceover. And, as we say goodbye to this era of VO conferences filled with so much love and support, we all wanted to say thank you to the man who started the beloved VO Atlanta.

Gerald Griffith not only built a wonderful community for people in voiceover but has always gone above and beyond to make sure voice actors of all levels felt safe and welcome at every conference.

Thank you will never be enough, Gerald but we ALL want you to know how extremely grateful we are for you creating such a beautiful community for all of us to learn, grow and make such great memories and friendships over the years! Thank YOU for creating VO Atlanta - the voiceover conference where greatness was truly made in all of us!

Featuring: Christi Bowen, Scott Chambers, Elaine Clark, J. Michael Collins, Jack Daniel, Dave Fennoy, Tim Friedlander, Dan Friedman, Steve Henderson, Troy Holden, Jeff Howell, James Linere-White, AJ McKay, Emma O’Neill-Harte, Jas Patrick, Thom Pinto, Steve Pogatch, Eric Romanowski, Randall Ryan, Celia Segal, Dave Walsh, Cliff Zellman

Special thanks:  Brian Castle, Lacey Deline, Allison Graber, Jessica Holtan, Emily Lepore, Patricia M. Smith, Madison Taylor and Colleen White

Video Games with Randall Ryan

Video Games with Randall Ryan

March 24, 2022

Are you capable of pulling off MORE than one character in a session? Can you do it while giving a believable performance in a completely different dimension? These are just some of the questions you should ask yourself if you have ever considered being a voice actor in video games.Voicing video games is NOT an easy task. However, it is a cool one that has picked up a lot of popularity over the years for many voice over artists, which is why we are so excited to have the multitalented Randall Ryan from HamsterBall Studios with us to talk all about video games!Having a diverse background in singing, casting, directing and more, Randall is full of knowledge that will help you see things in a different light when it comes to performing in this genre of VO!

Also, if you haven't done so yet, don't forget to sign up for VO Atlanta! This is the last hoorah of this amazing voice over conference where you will be able to learn and mingle with others in the industry. It is just around the corner and you DON'T want to miss it!We are all excited to see you there! Grab your tickets NOW at: https://vms.swoogo.com/voatlanta2022

Ancillary VO Income

Ancillary VO Income

March 15, 2022

Are you a new voice actor who needs some extra work and income? Or maybe you are in need of help with your marketing, editing, and organizing your work because your schedule is so full? Wherever you are in your voiceover journey, the talented Jayson Traver and Kayla Jackson are going to tell you how they help other voice actors in this industry and also make extra income on the side. So get ready, because this episode is full of ideas that could be just what you needed to hear for your voiceover career!

Don't forget about VO Atlanta coming in just a few short weeks! Come learn, mingle and have some fun at the last VO Atlanta shin-dig from March 31- April 3, 2022. Get your tickets at: https://voatlanta.me. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

VO Atlanta Resolve

VO Atlanta Resolve

February 10, 2022

If you have ever been to a VO Atlanta voiceover conference before, you know how rewarding this event can be. Learning from some of the industry's top professionals, meeting your favorite voiceover idols and making relationships that last a lifetime is beyond PRICELESS! This is an event that can and will change your life in more ways than one, and joining us today to talk about what the final year of VO Atlanta will entail this coming March 2022, is the warm and bright Christi Bowen!

Oh! Did we forget to mention that your hosts Kevin and Bobbi will be there? That's right! Bobbi and Kevin will be presenters this year, conducting a breakout session and x-session all about: Making Cash in Middle Class!!! You won't want to miss this game changing experience.

Go grab your tickets now at: https://vms.swoogo.com/voatlanta2022/1534068

We hope to see you there!

The Evolution of the Announcer!

The Evolution of the Announcer!

January 19, 2022

There is no denying the fact that things CHANGE. Our society and culture influences media and advertising AND the industries advertising represents. With that said, it is OUR job as voice actors to EVOLVE our performances while time continues to change the world as we know it. So much is communicated through the voice, and your voice doesn't lie! So it's time to start being honest with who you are, read from the heart and understand that we all need to evolve in order to survive in this business...

So get ready to expand your mind as we dive into the Evolution of the Announcer, because **Bob Tracey is back and bringing the energy, knowledge, wisdom and Cold-Read-Challenge Skills in today's episode of the Middle Class VO Podcast. You won't want to miss this!

The Middle-Class VO Podcast - Kevin Wins a SOVAS!

The Middle-Class VO Podcast - Kevin Wins a SOVAS!

December 29, 2021

Ending With a BANG!

The end of the year is upon us and we are ending it with a BIG BANG!

From an overview of the past year, to planning ahead for the future… We are saying GOODBYE 2021 and HELLO 2022!

Get ready for an amazing New Year filled with new guests, coaches, top secret news, podcast topics, budgeting, planning, training and so much more, just for you!

Thank you for always tuning in and sticking with us right here on The Middle Class VO Podcast. We are so grateful for you and want to wish you a wonderful year filled with lots of joy, success and happiness in all of your endeavors!

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