Usually there is a cost for participating in a workshop to pay for the instructors' time, ma-terials, and the venue. These fees can vary, but expect that in most cases, there will bea fee for the workshop.Tele-classes are taught over the telephone. When participating in a tele-class, all youneed to do is dial in to the phone number that your instructor will provide you with, andenter the class number for your speciﬁc class. Be sure that you do this on the date andat the time that your class is scheduled for.There may be special code that you'll need to dial after calling in to be routed to the righttele-class, similar to how you would check the numbers on the door if you were lookingfor a classroom in a building. Once you're in on the call, the instructor will greet every-one, introduce the program, start teaching, and then have question and answers period.Bear in mind that there may be a fee associated with a tele-class.These classes are convenient for voice over talent who do not live in large centers orhave access to voice over coaches in their city.
Voice Over Communities
If you would like to network with other voice overs and aspiring talent, you can glean in-formation and feedback from each other in person, through Internet chat groups, or byposting on voice over support forums.These kinds of communities of professional and aspiring voice overs chat with eachother about vocal technique, recording equipment, job opportunities, and more.One of the most fulﬁlling aspects of joining a peer support group is that you can shareexperiences with fellow voice overs, learn at your own pace, and if you're in a position todo so, give insight to other voice overs.
Voice Over Books
One of the easiest and fastest ways to get a handle on the voice over ﬁeld and voiceindustry as a whole is to sit down and read a good book. Aside from either going to thelocal library or ordering a book or voice-over eBook online, there isn't much legwork.Good voice-over books will help you with technique and some also guide you from theground up, including how to brand yourself, how to record voice-overs, be found on theInternet, promote your voice, make money as a voice over, operate your business, andgive you the encouragement you need to get going.
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