The Middle-Class VO Podcast
The Author and The Narrator

The Author and The Narrator

November 21, 2022

When writing and storytelling come together to create, something incredible happens. At least that’s the case when audiobook narrator Scott Brick and writer Landon Beach team up! In this cool and unique episode, we get to hear these two talented artists come together to talk about their latest collaboration Narrator, A Thriller (which is an audiobook you will DEFINITELY want to listen to). Not only is it brilliantly written and narrated, but is also based on a Voice Actor! Oh yeah, and did we mention that Scott will also be giving a cold read challenge at the end? You heard that right! Audiobook talk and one entertaining cold read challenge, right here on The Middle Class VO Podcast. So stick around, because it's going to be a good time getting to the Bones of this Thrilling Story!

ADR… What is that?

ADR… What is that?

November 10, 2022

If you have ever been curious and wanted to learn more about ADR, then you are in the right place! Director, coach and audio producer Jeff Howell is here to tell you how to get involved in ADR and SO MUCH MORE! It’s another great episode full of golden nuggets that you won’t want to miss, right here on The Middle Class VO Podcast!

Nailing an Audition/Euro Retreat Recap

Nailing an Audition/Euro Retreat Recap

October 26, 2022

It’s been a while, but we are back and ready to share not only our experience at the recent Euro Voiceover Retreat, but also some killer tips for NAILING AN AUDITION!

Listen to what some of the best coaches and talent in the industry say about knocking ANY and EVERY audition out of the park. You might start seeing a pattern in what they say, and even learn a few golden nuggets that will help your auditions along the way!

MYSTERY Guests, Emma O’Neill and Chris McCloy Bring Their BEST!

MYSTERY Guests, Emma O’Neill and Chris McCloy Bring Their BEST!

August 25, 2022

In today's episode, we are bringing not one, but TWO mystery guests your way! Can Bobbi Maxwell figure out who they are? Find out if you can crack the codes along with Bobbi in this super fun, action-packed episode.

QUESTIONS will be answered, LAUGHS will be heard and NIGHTMARE STORIES will be told. Stories that will not only blow your mind, but teach you at the same time!

You won't want to miss this, because these two talented mystery guests are bringing YOU their very BEST!

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

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