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Voice Over Jobs For Women:
Four Things To Consider

Voice over jobs for women

How To Use Your Voice

If you have a great voice or have a special talent for character voices then you should consider lending your skills to the thousands of jobs that are out there for female voice over artists. Your employment possibilities are not just limited to providing character voices for animated movies and TV series. You can make your living through working for commercial projects like advertisements, or through non-broadcast gigs for private corporations, narrations (for example audio books) or telephone companies. However as with any pursuit in the entertainment industry it takes more than desire and a great talent! Here are some tips to help you get off and running.

Training

You could just jump straight in and start auditioning, but in order to help you actually book the jobs you are auditioning for, you should approach your voice over career with the same spirit that an actor employs for his career. So you know you have a talent and a passion for voice overs...now you need to turn that raw gift into a refined professional tool and in order to do this you are going to need training. Obviously this kind of polish may come naturally with the on-the-job experience that you get through working, but it is going to take a lot longer. So give yourself a head start and take some classes or receive private coaching. This teacher can help train you up to a level where you will be ready to record your demo tape.

The demo tape

Recording a professional demo tape is much like an actor getting a head shot. It is a demonstration of what you can do as a voice over artist and will be key in a casting director or producer deciding whether or not they want to use your talent. It is worth saving up the money and resources to record your demo tape properly, even if you are supremely talented, a bad demo tape will severely inhibit the amount of work you will get. Get your instructor or coach to help you find what recording studio you would like to go to and always do your research. Your demo should sound professional and should show your full range.

Once your demo is recording you can start your self-marketing and send it out to casting directors and agents.

Agent

Having an agent means that you will have a lot more auditions and voice over jobs for women available to you but you really should keep in mind that you are just as responsible for getting yourself work as your agent is. So you should still be sending your demo tape out to casting directors and then following up with them afterwards.

If you are considering voice over jobs for women, read this exclusive interview with long-time female voice over veteran Sue Gilad. You may have heard her voice on commercials!

Here are some books that also might help you get started:

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