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Pen to Print: Audio Season with Chris Gregory of Alternative Stories

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Date:

January 17

Time:

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

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Pen to Print Audio Season with Chris Gregory of Alternative Stories

Workshop Five: An introduction to voice work: from voice acting to voiceover with special guest Write On! Audio presenter, video game and voice actress Tiffany Clare

In this exciting workshop we’ll look at all the different ways people can get into the world of voice artistry. We’ll cover presenting, working in drama, commercial voice work and working in the video game industry.

Our special guest will be actress and the voice of numerous video games and commercials Tiffany Clare. Graduating with a degree in acting, Tiffany has appeared in music videos, films and stage plays as well as working as an actress and presenter in a number of Alternative Stories productions.

In this workshop we will discuss:

  • Where can this career take you?
  • The many types of voice work a brief introduction
  • What is a good voice for voiceover work?
  • Getting started
  • Tips and techniques
  • Voice acting – how does it differ from acting in visual mediums?
  • Kit and software : what will you need to get started
  • Getting your voice reel together
  • Voice agents – do you really need one?
  • Casting and finding opportunities
  • Q&A session

There has never been a better time to get involved in audio work. From podcasts to radio to paid services such as Amazon’s Audible platform, producers are searching for more content to meet demand from their listeners.

In this series we’ll take writers through some of the different types of audio from drama to fiction and poetry made specifically for listening audiences. We’ll look at the writing techniques you’ll need to learn in order to flourish in these areas and we’ll guide you through the opportunities for working in audio. Working alongside industry professionals including actors and writers with extensive audio experience our workshops will inform and entertain while hopefully inspiring attendees to have a go at getting into the world of audio.

Please note there is a supporting Google Classroom for this course and the direct link to join can be found in confirmation email under the Additional information section.

If you have any accessibility requirements, please directly get in touch with us at pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk

NB: There are no scheduled breaks during the session

Chris Gregory founded, Alternative Stories, an independent spoken-word production company making podcasts and radio programmes for a variety of clients. Twice representing the UK at the International Radio Drama Festival and nominated for numerous Audio Verse awards, Alternative Stories productions have been heard on BBC radio, on podcasts and on radio stations in North America and Australia.

Specialising in literary productions, Chris has interviewed and worked with many of the UK’s leading writers and poets and Alternative Stories actors have appeared in films and television, in BBC radio productions and on stages in the West End and throughout the UK.

Visit Alternative Stories website: alternativestories.com

Twitter: @StoriesAlt

NB: To make the most of Audio Season with Chris Gregory of Alternative Stories, please ensure that you book your place, there are 6 sessions to book individually in total on the following dates:

  • 6 December 2022
  • 13 December 2022
  • 20 December 2022
  • 10 January 2023
  • 17 January 2023
  • 24 January 2023

Booking is essential. Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to remove participants who are found not to have booked a place for this session.

We encourage all participants to keep their cameras on during the session.

Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to remove participants who are disruptive to a session.

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