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Top Tips For A Healthy Voice

Top Tips For A Healthy Voice

The human voice is a precious, delicate mechanism. Used properly, it rarely goes wrong. You only have one set of vocal cords and you should do whatever it takes to preserve them not only for career reasons, but also for your health and wellbeing. We had a tête-à-tête with the folk over at Vocalzone (who have given […]

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How to Impress Under Pressure

How to Impress Under Pressure

Now you’ve polished off those Easter eggs, it’s time to hop back into the vocal booth. So, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Make or break. The big live online audition or a meeting in person that matters.  Even as you walk through the door you feel your heart rate rise. And the big question is can […]

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Top Ten Voiceover Tips for Beginners

Top Ten Voiceover Tips for Beginners

When people ask me for advice on how to get into voice overs, they often want a simple two sentence answer. Of course even two pages is not enough. Whole books have been written on the subject and, whilst many of them are extremely useful, you are still left with the feeling you need to […]

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Developing as a voiceover artist

Developing as a voiceover artist

Guy Michaels is the owner of Voiceover Kickstart producing voicereels for professional voice artists every week of the year. We asked him if he had a view on developing as a voiceover artist – and he kindly obliged with some great tips on upping your game. Don’t Get Left Behind The voiceover world is unrecognisable even from five years ago.  With […]

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Is this the most unusual voiceover studio location?

Is this the most unusual voiceover studio location?

Floating on a Narrowboat in Yorkshire, England, talking into a microphone in a studio built into a room only 9’ long and 44” wide, Richard Di Britannia is probably the only British voiceover talent who lives and works permanently on water. His studio lacks only a landline, as you can’t get those on a boat. […]

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The best path to follow to get into voiceover?

The best path to follow to get into voiceover?

Joe Wakeford sat down with British voiceover and broadcasting legend Greg Scott for a Bourbon Cream and a small glass of Horlicks. Greg has been a national television audience warm-up guy for over 25 years, a TV and radio presenter and has established himself in this phase of his career as a venerable talent in the […]

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Social media – friend or foe for voiceover artists?

Social media – friend or foe for voiceover artists?

We caught up with Gary Terzza, a British television announcer who is most widely known for his continuity announcing for Channel 4, and as a voice coach he has tutored professionals and beginners for many years. So Gary, what’s your take on the rising tide of social media in relation to British voiceover artists promoting […]

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Three tips to improve your voice performance

Three tips to improve your voice performance

We sat down with Caroline Goyder who has worked for many years as a voice teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama, and has spent the last ten years developing a system to help her non-acting clients to perform with the same poise, presence and power in everyday life. Resilience matters to a successful […]

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