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    How to Be a Video Game Voiceover Artist

    Casting director Jen Rudin speaks with voiceover actor Darin De Paul about his eclectic, busy voiceover career, and gets advice from him regarding how to voice everything from creatures to trolls to a "Star Wars" character!

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    How to be a Versatile Actor

    Casting director and Backstage Expert Kate McClanaghan knows that versatility is the holy grail for actors—but how do you excel at what seems so impossible?

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    How to Avoid This Big Voiceover Mistake

    Casting director and Backstage Expert Kate McClanaghan sees too many voiceover artists making the same costly mistake—are you guilty of it, too?

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    How Improv Makes a Better Voiceover Actor

    Backstage Expert and L.A. voiceover casting director Terry Berland explains five situations in which all voiceover actors will be thankful for their improv skills!

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    5 Top Voiceover Talent Agencies

    Looking to kick your voiceover career into high gear? Landing representation is a great way to start. Here are five agencies with celebrity clientele and offices all over the country to get you started!

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    7 Apps to Make Over Your Voiceover

    If you’re a VO actor on a budget or on the go, fear not! Success is at your fingertips. We’ve rounded up seven apps to edit and record clips, get tips from the pros, and have some fun along the way.

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    8 Pointers on Building a Homemade Voiceover Studio

    Voice artist-actors Nick Flint and Nicole Wood have taken the voiceover industry into their own hands by constructing personalized recording studios, which enables them to turn talent into business.

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    9 Voiceover Tips From Casting Directors

    Backstage asked CDs from the film, television, commercial, and video game spheres to determine first steps in the voiceover industry, what you need to know about building your own studio, and easily avoidable mistakes.

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    10 Tools for Getting Started in Voiceover

    Voiceover acting is a fulfilling and lucrative way to build an acting career, and with the rise of digital submissions it’s easier than ever to work on a global scale from almost anywhere. Get ready to jump into an exciting world with these 10 essential tools for voiceover actors!

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    3 Essentials for Every VO Audition

    Veteran VO artist Michael Bell shares the three keys that make a voiceover audition successful!