By Stephanie Ciccarelli
August 26, 2014
Have you spent more time in front of the camera than behind the mic? Becky Shrimpton shares her tips, both on an intellectual and practical level, for how you can make the shift from on-camera work to voice-over work. Even if you see voice acting as just a way to supplement your on-camera work, you'll be surprised by just how much experience in this area can inform and improve your performance on set.
Becky Shrimpton has been acting in film and television and onstage for ten years and performing voice over for the last four.
After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of British Columbia in acting, Becky was admitted to the British American Drama Academy's summer intensive program in Oxford, England.
In 2010, Becky moved to Toronto and began working professionally in voice over and in film and television. Along with her film, television and theatre accomplishments, her voice over work is heard internationally on radio, television and on-line. She's performed spots for Pepsi, Honey Bunches of Oats, Office Depot, Publix Markets and more. In animation, she is currently a member of the American dub cast of the hit kid's show Fireman Sam.
Becky offers coaching services for actors desiring to make the transition from on-camera to on-mic. She helps actors brand their voices and Voices.com profiles.
Voice Over Experts is the industry's most downloaded educational podcast featuring renowned voice over coaches from US, Canada and abroad. Join us each week for pearls of wisdom and tricks of the trade to improve your voice over career. Listen online or subscribe in iTunes to hear from leading experts in the field of voice-overs.
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