Voice Over Masterclass Dorje Swallow

A four week voice over masterclass in association with StageMilk 

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Course Overview

This is an affiliate program with StageMilk




This 4 week course is a chance to learn the fundamental techniques of voiceover. From sight reading, to microphone technique, to taking direction in the booth, we’ll give you all the tools and practice you need to go out and work in the voice over industry, right away.

Not only will you be learning from professionals who are very much active in the industry, Andrew Hearle and Dorje Swallow, you’ll also have plenty of time on the mic to practice what you’re learning, and get constructive feedback. We keep class sizes small, in order to give each student as much time on the mic as possible. The content we’ll cover in this course will give you a kickstart in this lucrative industry, and arm you with the skills to ensure long term survival and success in the voice over industry.

Cant make this series – hit this link – waitlist – and we’ll add you to the database. 

Course Outline

The course is broken down into these main areas of discovery, to best equip you for work in the voice over industry. Here’s what we’ll cover over the 4 weeks:

  • Finding your strengths and discovering your unique voice
  • Studio etiquette: becoming comfortable in the booth and proper microphone technique
  • Taking direction from clients and engineers
  • How to build relationships in the industry and where to begin.
  • Understanding and adapting your reads for different genres, tones and brands
  • A) Radio Commercials
  • B) TV and Cinema Commercials
  • C) TV Promo’s and Cinema trailers
  • D) TV Narration
  • E) Government and Corporate Reads
  • F) Audiobooks and ADR/Lip Sync

We’ll assign the scripts, and you’ll each have time on the mic to practice and receive feedback on your work.

Course Outcomes

This series will equip you with all the necessary techniques to start booking voice over work. A selection of general outcomes are;

  • Become more comfortable on the mic and in the booth
  • Greater vocal awareness and control when it comes to microphone techniqueB) TV and Cinema Commercials
  • Flexibility in taking direction and adapting to different styles and reads
  • Industry awareness and advice on making connections and getting started
  • Confidence in your unique voice and understanding what you have to offer a script.

 Session Details

When: 4 x Thursday Nights

Dates: 7th March – 28th March 2019

Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Venue: StageMilk (St Peters)

Participants: 4 Maximum

Price: $595.00 incl GST (members receive 10% off)

About Dorje Swallow

Professional Voice Over Artist (RMK Voices)

Dorje is a multi award winning Voice Over Artist, and is currently the voice of SBS (12 years) and Universal Channel (5 years).  He has won numerous Promaxx and Siren Awards, and in television has been the voice of Showcase (5 years), UKTV (7 years), Movie Network (2), World Movies (7) and Boomerang (2).  He’s also been the International Voice of Castrol, as well as the Australian Voice Over Artist for American Express, Commbank, Kia, Lenovo and Zuji.  Other former clients include Mcdonalds, Volkswagon, Mitsubishi, Vodafone, Dominos, MTV, Channel 7, Skoda, Panadol, Mercedes Benz and many more.  He has voice matched Jim Sturgess in The Owl’s of Gahoole, Justin Timberlake in The Trolls Australian stage show, narrated many Australian and International long form television shows such as World Deadliest Animals and Coastwatch Oz, and voiced numerous audiobooks.  He has consistently worked in the Voice Over Industry since graduating from NIDA, after beginning in the industry at 11 years old under the guidance of former Creative Head of Australia Radio Network, Shaun Faye.  He has never passed on any of the knowledge he has garnered from his many years experience as a working Voice Over Artists. Until now. 

Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to courses@thehubstudio.com.au or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If accepted we shall send out an application form with all the course information. Notification for acceptance will be made no later than one week before course commencement.

If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course. For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

Course Application Form

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