What we will cover:
|Day 1||1.5 Hours||Basics of Voice-Over Acting; Your Voice: Anatomy and Care for Your Instrument; Proper Preparation for any performance (professional do’s and don’ts, practice scripts); Developing a Range of Deliveries|
|Day 2||1.5 Hours||Proper Breathing Exercises; Articulators and Resonators (enunciation exercises); commonly mispronounced words); Finding Your Ideal and most comfortable Voice|
|Day 3||1.5 Hours||Creating a Character Biography; Interpretation and Building a Character; Understanding and Reading your Script (short sample scripts); Defining and Pursuing Objectives|
|Day 4||2.5 Hours||Storytelling on a Smaller Canvas, Being an Authority on Your Topic (improvisation); Basics of American and British Accents.|
|Day 5||3 Hours||Dealing with Stage Fright; Dialogue and Scene Study (short scenes); On-the-spot (Cold) Reading; Assessment and Evaluation|
Voice Acting Basics for Adults (Ages 17 and up)
Your Voice Acting Coach:
JEREMY DOMINGO is an Aliw-award winning, six-time nominated actor, director, voice-over announcer and event host.
He has acted with Repertory Philippines and other theatre groups since 1990, in more than 120 plays. He was the station ID voice of Studio 23; radio DJ Dominic on 96.3 WRocK; children’s TV host for Disney Channel-Asia; and more recently, announcer for the 30th Southeast Asian Games and the ASEAN 50th Anniversary Summit.
Jeremy has recorded thousands of radio/TV commercials and documentaries since 1992, having appeared in TV ads for Pancake House, Boysen, Globe Telecom and more. He dubs international films, animation and TV series, records audiobooks online, and is currently a reader for Newsweek International’s weekly podcast.
A veteran instructor of performance, presentation and communication skills , Jeremy has conducted training with OSA and CAL, and coached at Accenture, SunLife, JTI and other companies. A faculty member of MINT (Meridian International) College in Taguig, he also teaches acting workshops for Repertory Philippines and VocAlliance.
Mode of delivery (Virtual: Synchronous and Asynchronous)
- Classes will be synchronous via Zoom or Google Classroom with each student expected to attend each of the five sessions, totaling 10 hours per class.
What are the class schedules?
- July 13, 15 and 20, 2022 – 2:30pm-4:00pm
- July 22, 2022 – 2:30pm-5:00pm
- July 27, 2022. – 3:00pm-6:00pm
What is the flow of a typical session?
- Lectures, demonstrations, and viewing assignments will be given at each session, and each student is expected to participate vocally in class.
- Students will be given viewing or reading exercises at the end of each session.
What type of assignments will be given and how will they be passed or graded?
- Students will be given simple commercial scripts to prepare at home, both solo pieces and dialogue/group interaction. They may be given guidelines to compose their own scripts as well.
- There will be no passing or failing for the assignments, but assessment and constructive feedback will be given to each student, per exercise.
What is/are the expected output?
- At the end of the course, students should have the confidence to deliver simple voice-over scripts and dialogue spontaneously, with limited preparation.
- They will be able to speak clearly with proper pace and enunciation and be able to embody different characters based on what is required by the script.