With the explosion of digital media, the need for trained voice over talent is growing by the day. Voice Over Nation’s goal is to nurture talented individuals to meet that need, by making sure they’re well trained and prepared to succeed in the field. Our instructors in Milwaukee and the Twin Cities are working professionals who know the voice over industry inside and out.
But our training program is different than what other voice services offer. It’s presented in a state of the art recording studio by a working producer, the kind of person who will hire you one day. So Voice Over Nation gives you a unique and valuable perspective. What’s more, we strive to help you succeed at the highest level of the voice industry, unlike many voice over programs which encourage you to chase cheap, down-and-dirty work.
Discover how to break into this exciting and lucrative industry the right way. Visit our Services page to learn about the quality opportunities we have for motivated people who want successful voice over careers. Check our blog, The Read, for additional opportunities to learn. And feel free to contact us if there’s anything else we can do to help you.
Once in awhile an advertiser will contact Voice Over Nation looking to hire cheap voice over talent.
First, let me set the record straight. We do not train cheap voice over talent. We train our students with the goal of seeing them work at the highest levels of the industry. What's more, VON is not a talent agency, and we have no interest in making it one.
There are talent agencies out there that do cater to this market for cheap voice over talent, many of them online agents. But it's like
For the last year, I have had the pleasure of working for an international production company in Asia. While there, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to produce voice talent from all over the world. I’ve recorded voice over in Mandarin, Russian, many different dialects of Spanish, and Western English in as many diverse accents as there are English-speaking countries.
One thing holds true no matter what language you speak. You need to find your voice. It’s all about sounding real and, most importantly, conversational. If you sound like you’re reading from
One night a week for six consecutive weeks, approximately two hours per class
• Milwaukee, Wisconsin
• Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Kelly Manion combines a dulcet voice with a wry sense of humor, and the result is a smart, sassy delivery. “The Daves really worked with my strengths, and helped me out of my weaknesses. They want you to succeed, and will help you do so. They’re great cheerleaders, minus the pompons.”
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