DEVELOPMENT - 2 LEVELS


1 class / week, 4 weeks
Instructors: Lee Tockar, Noel Johansen, Vincent Tong, Bill Mondy

If you have completed the Foundations Program or have some training in voice-over and desire to
refine your skills or have some training in voice-over, our Development Level 1 and Level 2 Programs
prep you in order to be market-ready.  You can choose either an ANIMATION or COMMERCIAL/NARRATION
focus with each 4-week class. 

LEVEL 1 - THE PROCESS

  • Work in a professional studio, with industry-standard equipment
  • Increase your ability to take direction and adjust your reads accordingly.
  • Adjust your style of read depending on the tone of the project.
  • Get comfortable bringing your unique personality to your work.
  • Practice tuning your ear to create consistency in your performance.
  • Become familiar with the audition process by doing mock auditions.
  • Fine-tune your ability to break down a voice-over script.
  • Expand your vocal range with challenging characters and unique styles of reads. 
  • Learn how to bring believability and different levels of emotionality to the work.
  • Participate in in-depth discussion on business elements such as voice-over agents, demos,
    and online voice casting services. 
  • Learn the key elements to putting together a competitive voice-over demo.
  • Receive all of your recorded work on an mp3 at the end of each 4-week session.


COMMERCIAL/NARRATION DEVELOPMENT CLASS - LEVEL 1 

The main focus of this class is the development of your announcer and character reads for radio and television
commercials, as well as your narrative reads for documentaries and corporate videos.

Next AVAIL session below: APRIL is SOLD OUT! Booking for JUNE (SUNDAYS)


Instructor: Bill Mondy
Cost: $499 + GST
Location: OTM Studios, 101 Powell St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 1G2

 

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ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT CLASS - LEVEL 1

The main focus of this class is character development and delivery for animated/anime series’ and movies.

Next session:

Tuesday MAY 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017, 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Instructor: Lee Tockar
Cost: $499 + GST
Location: OTM Studios, 101 Powell St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 1G2

 

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** Please make sure that the email you use to register with on Paypal is one that you check often.  You are officially registered in the class once you receive an email confirming your deposit.  Please look for this confirmation email from info@onthemictraining.com.  Sometimes it will land in your junk mail folder.

LEVEL 2 - THE PRACTICE

  • Work on using your authentic self in all of your reads
  • Practice coming up with at least 2 distinct reads on each piece of copy that still follows the direction given
  • Get very specific on your branding and work with appropriate copy that falls within your market and vocal range
  • Get prepared for your DEMO, either for the class or for an individual demo session
  • Continue developing what you learned in LEVEL 1
  • Expand your vocal and emotional range with all of your reads
  • Develop your ability to self asses, measure and self direct
  • Work in actual animation pre-lay sessions to understand timing, process and technique
  • Hone your characters to get a better understanding of which ones you are most likely to get hired performing
  • Develop a faster method of processing direction
  • Learn how to work better with voice directors
  • Receive all of your recorded work on an mp3 at the end of each 4-week session.

 

COMMERCIAL/NARRATION DEVELOPMENT CLASS - LEVEL 2

Using the tools and techniques from Commercial/Narration Development Level 1, the focus of this class
will be to expand your range in the 3 pillars and hone your skills in the 9 states while reading copy, all the
while amassing material appropriate for your demo.

Next session:

Wednesday MAY 10, 17, 24, 31, 2017,  6:30pm - 10:00pm
Instructor: Noel Johansen
Cost: $499 + GST
Location: OTM Studios, 101 Powell St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 1G2

 

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ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT CLASS - LEVEL 2

Using the tools and techniques from Animation Development Level 1, the focus of this class is on STORY.  Using your knowledge from Level 1, you will learn how to integrate CHARACTER into STORY and the many techniques to establish context and story arc, lifting your character from the page onto the mic.  Vincent Tong is one of the most in demand animation actors in Vancouver and his skill set and knowledge of what's currently out there is unmatched!

Next session:

Wednesday APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017, 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Instructor: Vincent Tong
Cost: $525 + GST
Location: OTM Studios, 101 Powell St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 1G2

 

For Payment, click on Dropdown menu below:

Development Payment Options
** Please make sure that the email you use to register with on Paypal is one that you check often.  You are officially registered in the class once you receive an email confirming your deposit.  Please look for this confirmation email from info@onthemictraining.com.  Sometimes it will land in your junk mail folder.