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    The Match Game

    Veteran voice CD Barbara Harris on the art of voice matching.

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    Vocal Investments

    Any performer—or for that matter, any public speaker—may suffer from vocal strain. Indeed, according to the performers and coaches we spoke with, the issues for all vocal artists are pretty much the same.

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    Animation Nation

    While there may not be as many of them, animated pilots can prove just as lucrative for an actor as live-action ones.

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    Voice-Over Voice Acting

    Voice-over actors Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt talk to Backstage.com about the dos and don'ts of the demo reel.

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    VIDEO: Voice-Over Voice Acting (Pt. 1)

    Actors Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt talk to Backstage.com about their work and experiences as voice actors.

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    Voice Activation

    Want a new way to be proactive in your voiceover career? Here are the best-known websites geared toward voice talent.

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    Get in the Game

    The interactive-gaming industry has rapidly grown into one of the biggest forms of entertainment today.

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    CD Andrea Romano Gives Voice to Superheroes

    Andrea Romano's impressive list of voiceover casting and directing credits reads like the 1980s and '90s inductees of a hypothetical Saturday morning cartoon Hall of Fame.

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    (Audio) Book Smart

    The audio book business has been booming, as has actors' interests in working as narrators in this field. I recently spoke with voiceover greats Pat Fraley and Marc Cashman, who shared their wisdom about this booming business.

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    Schools and Coaches for Voiceover and Animation

    Acting without gesture and facial expression, using voice only, is a craft all its own and often requires specialized training.