The Brick Presents
Intro to Voiceover Techniques
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Brick Artistic Directors and voiceover professionals Theresa Buchheister and Ryan William Downey take you on a 2-day, 4-hour introduction whirlwind of the world of voiceover via Zoom.
They will cover the basics (common terms, tips of the trade, the differences between audiobooks, cartoons, video games, commercials, and how to prepare for an audition or project) as well as touch on the business of home recording (reels, agents, online representation).
The two day workshop is just $50 but spots are limited.
Theresa Buchheister is a director, performer, researcher, teacher and script-adapter in the wide world of VoiceOver in New York City. She has directed hundreds of audiobooks, including How Music Works (by David Byrne) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Leaving the Sea and many many more. She is the voice director for BoyGirlDogCatMouseCheese on BBC, and previously directed English dubs of Crisis Jung, Funny Little Bugs, Denver, Pokemon, The Winx Club, World of Winx, Robocar Poli, and many other cartoons and video games, as well as ADR for live-action films.
Theresa also voices adult characters and villains, narrates niche audiobooks and teaches at HB Studio.
Ryan William Downey is an actor, playwright, and musician who serves as Associate Artistic Director of The Brick Theater and Co-Director of Title:Point, an experimental theater company that has been producing and presenting work in New York City for more than a decade. His most recent play, Sleeping Car Porters, was a New York Times Critic’s Pick and Biter (Every Time I Turn Around), which he co-wrote, was one of Helen Shaw’s 10 Best Plays of 2015. As a voice actor he has been heard on podcasts, audiobooks, in many plays and, most notably, on Pokémon film and television series playing a variety of characters.