By Stephanie Ciccarelli
August 6, 2014
Improv is part of a word that represents a skill that oftentimes makes actors uneasy. Whether you're on stage or in front of a microphone, it's all about letting your brain do its thing; letting it play and work for you. Jay Preston discusses improv as it applies to voice-over. He shares how exploring the text, emotions and more helps you to own the copy. Making changes using your voice while preserving the integrity of the script is what great improvisation is all about.
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Jay grew up on the East Coast, specifically New England. His passion for the arts began at a young age. From Middle School to college to touring the country, Jay has been actively pursuing his acting career.
In 2008, he made the move from the East Coast to the West coast and began his "Hollywood Journey." Four years later, he found himself in a Voice Over booth, auditioning for a top agency, and never looked back. This was the beginning of his up-coming voice-over career!
Every week since then, he has had a hunger for the booth. He actively workshops, learns, networks and voices daily.
Today, Jay has a successful career and years of experience under his belt. He works full time, recording and producing voice-over work for clients around the world. In addition, he works and networks with artists who share his passion.
Jay has a dream of opening a theater of his own one day, and Voice Overs will make that dream a reality. If he can't find a way, he'll simply make one.Related Topics: acting, auditions, Improv, improvisation, Jay Preston, Marc Graue, Pat Fraley, voice-overs, voiceover
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