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Using Gesture, Imitation and Sound Effects To Get Into Character

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

September 16, 2014

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How are you using gesture, imitation and sound effects to create believable characters and performances? Sunday Muse shares how being mindful of physical gestures and attributes can affect your read and how it comes across. Borrowing the essence of someone's voice or physical attributes can also serve as a point of reference to build a character upon. Allow your character to build gradually. Sunday finishes her lesson with sound effects that your character makes, whether a sigh, a push or a laugh. These three considerations provide an excellent foundation for developing characters with personality, depth and believability.

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How to Introduce Your Child to Voice Acting

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

December 2, 2009

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Sunday Muse shares information with parents of aspiring voice talent to prepare them to help their children get into cartoon voice acting in her podcast, "How to Introduce Your Child to Voice Acting." Following the success of her recently published book "You Can Do Cartoon Voices, Too!," Sunday's podcast is full of industry knowledge, casting expectations and exciting tips that will help you to prepare your child for what it might be like to be a working voice over actor.

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Kids Voice Acting : How To Become a Cartoon Character

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

October 23, 2007

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Join Voice Over Expert Sunday Muse as she shares her expertise as a children's voice acting coach in her lecture "Kids Voice Acting : How To Become a Cartoon Character". By keeping it 'active' and projecting a larger than life image with their voices, children learn how to physicalize and vocalize the exaggerated sides of themselves to achieve their goals and create memorable characters while gaining self-esteem.

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