Dee Bradley Baker's "All to Know About Going Pro in V.O."

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Easy Errors

March 6, 2022

Here are some common errors for beginners to avoid. Being too fearful or nervous to start. Scared of stage or microphone? Take a deep breath and realize that taking a voice acting class or auditioning for a play is far from signing up for the marines. You are merely exploring a new hobby, like taking… Read More ›

What About Making Creature Vocals?

Half of my work as a voice actor has me vocalizing something outside my own species. I’m occasionally asked about this utterly weird and fun VO niche, so here’s my take on it: “What is creature voice acting?” Bringing believable vocal life to animals, monsters and aliens involves everything regular voice acting does, though in… Read More ›

No Matter What

Inspite of it all, always bet on yourself and keep going. To forge a life that is your own, to arrive at a career that fulfills you, start with teasing out what compels you and follow that. When you find a goal or purpose that is truly yours, when it is something you not only… Read More ›

The One Question to Ask Yourself

Judging by comments, the top concern of aspiring voice actors is how to get an audition. But there is a better question to focus on. Aspiring voice actors constantly ask: How can I get an agent? How can I get an audition? How can I get a gig? Where do I get a demo? Important… Read More ›

Take In the Lives of Your Heroes

I’m often asked about what an aspiring voice actor can do these days. We all face a profound isolation with most live performing and in-person learning being offline. Many just haven’t the means or opportunity to leave their apartment or home to explore or pursue their dreams or curiosity. And what would that even look… Read More ›

Should I Bug My Agent for More Auditions?

“Should I call my agent and tell them I want to audition more?” So you want to call up your agent to let them know you’d like to audition more.  What might be the best way to approach that? First, let’s imagine you are an agent. What sort of phone call would you most like to… Read More ›

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