Sweet Spot Voiceover Coaching

Sweet Spot Voiceover Coaching OUR MISSION: To provide superior voiceover coaching, demo production and career counseling from a collective of artists currently working in the industry.

What’s a Sweet Spot? The highly sought-after “sweet spot” is where the frequency of your voice hits the mic in the perfect place to create your optimal sound. And it’s also something more. You’ve got a vocational sweet spot too, where your creativity is most unleashed, your passions are most engaged and your work makes the greatest contribution to advancing the mission of the organization or business you serve. Voiceover is a 15 billion dollar industry offering countless opportunities to voice commercials, audiobooks, corporate narrations, videogames and more, everyday. Let us help you be heard and GET HIRED! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro coming back into the industry, we offer customized services to assist all levels!

Operating as usual

10/05/2017

Just added!! Lisa Fischoff from Broadcasters will be in the last class of my VO for Beginners class to give feedback to students! Don't miss this opportunity to read for a top NY Casting Director. Tell your friends!

Voice Overs for beginners
Have you always wanted to get into the Voice-Over business? Now is the time!
Kelly McGee teaches a comprehensive approach to the commercial VO business. Read copy of various styles to gain insight into the commercial VO industry. Sessions are held at a broadcast quality professional sound studio.
Kelly McGee is an Emmy award-winning director, leading VO artist and coach that has been in the business since 1998. Keep your thumb on the pulse of what is trending in the business now.
Top casting director Lisa Fischoff from Broadcasters will join on the last class to give feedback on your progress!
Class size is limited to 10 students.
Wednesdays, October 11th, 18th, 25th Nov 1st .
6:30-8:30
$375
email: [email protected]

09/29/2017

Kelly McGee is coaching the following upcoming classes!
Intermediate Commercial VO (-for working VO professionals)

Are you not getting as many bookings as you once were or would like? Come in and fine-tune your VO skills!
Get your booking ratio up! Network with other VO professionals in the industry.
Sessions are held at a broadcast quality professional sound studio.
Kelly McGee is an Emmy award-winning director, leading VO artist and coach that has been in the business since 1998.
Keep your thumb on the pulse of what is trending in the business now.
Class size limited to 10 students.
Tuesdays, October 10th, 17th, 24th
6:30-8:30pm
$275
email: [email protected]

Voice Overs for beginners

Have you always wanted to get into the Voice-Over business? Now is the time!
Kelly McGee teaches a comprehensive approach to the commercial VO business. Read copy of various styles to gain insight into the commercial VO industry. Sessions are held at a broadcast quality professional sound studio.
Kelly McGee is an Emmy award-winning director, leading VO artist and coach that has been in the business since 1998. Keep your thumb on the pulse of what is trending in the business now.
Class size is limited to 10 students.
Wednesdays, October 11th, 18th, 25th Nov 1st .
6:30-8:30
$375
email: [email protected]

A great interview with former Sweet Spot student, Graham Halstead, about what it takes to be a great audiobook narrator!
02/02/2017
AudioFile, Discover the World of Audiobooks

A great interview with former Sweet Spot student, Graham Halstead, about what it takes to be a great audiobook narrator!

Explore great audio book listening with AudioFile recommendations and reviews. We help you find your next great audiobook. Independent reviews help you discover the best narrators, great listening, and spoken word programs worth your listening time. We talk all audiobooks, all the time.

Fun interview with casting director, Carrie Faverty!
01/20/2017
Talent Scout for Cadences

Fun interview with casting director, Carrie Faverty!

Need a raspy male voice? A female French accent? A voice-over casting director can help.

The Mysteries of the Aging Voice. An interesting read for those of us who want to defy aging and keep our voices soundin...
10/06/2016
The Mysteries of the Aging Voice

The Mysteries of the Aging Voice. An interesting read for those of us who want to defy aging and keep our voices sounding the same for as long as possible.

Why do voices deepen and thin over time?

07/27/2016
Andrew Randall

For any of you on Voices.com, an important read. One person's opinion... do with it what you will.

http://andrewrandall.com/voices/

Voices.com Secretly Pockets Almost 40% (or more) of Talent Fees On November 4, I was contacted via instant messenger by a client of mine who had previously booked me for a national TV commercial in the UK via Voices.com, where I have been a subscriber since 2009. The client asked if I was availabl...

06/21/2016
Raymonda's Commercial Demo

Take a listen to one of our most recent commercial demos!
Great job Raymonda!

Listen to Raymonda's Commercial Demo by Sweet Spot Voiceover #np on #SoundCloud

Fun read. What every actor goes through when get their demo back and listen to it for the first time!
05/28/2016
What No One Will Tell You About Becoming a Voiceover Talent

Fun read. What every actor goes through when get their demo back and listen to it for the first time!

Let's suppose you've just received your newly produced voiceover demos. Wonderful! After months of preparation and hard work, you now have your well-prod...

05/26/2016
Natalie H

Take a listen to our rockstar student, Natalie's new commercial demo!

Listen to Natalie H by Sweet Spot Voiceover #np on #SoundCloud

05/11/2016

Raymonda getting her groove on at her demo session! This lady gets mad props for coming to us 5 months pregnant, getting through her first year of motherhood and still keeping at it with her voiceover goals. Sweet spot wishes you so much success!

An important read to any voiceover actors that have their demos on any of the pay-to-play sites (Voices, V123, etc). Do ...
04/05/2016
Anatomy of a Voiceover Scam

An important read to any voiceover actors that have their demos on any of the pay-to-play sites (Voices, V123, etc). Do not fall prey to this scam going around.

Are actors paying their way into jobs by taking classes and casting workshops? An interesting read for sure.
03/31/2016
Pay-for-Play Acting Auditions Gain Dominance in Hollywood

Are actors paying their way into jobs by taking classes and casting workshops? An interesting read for sure.

It's dusk in Burbank, and the hopeful have paid to hear a homily beneath false ceiling tiles and fluorescent light. "When you became an actor, you went into business for yourself," a casting director tells the assembly of close to 20 at The Actor's Key, which hosted 160 such sessions in January, at…

02/26/2016
Audible

For anyone interested in audiobooks this interview is a must see. Jim Dale narrated all seven Harry Potter audiobooks and created and kept track of hundreds of voices.

Watch our exclusive interview with the legendary Jim Dale, winner of two Grammy Awards and performer of some of our most beloved audiobooks. Explore his many voices here: adbl.co/JimDale

"Side effects may include death." Studies show how the vo actor voices the fair balance, makes all the difference!
02/26/2016
How narrators for drug ads take scariness out of side effects

"Side effects may include death." Studies show how the vo actor voices the fair balance, makes all the difference!

Drug makers have to spend money telling you all the bad things that could happen if you buy their products. There's an art to that.

02/05/2016

Sweet Spot students!! Are you a VO actor in the NYC area looking for an agent? You must be Non-Union, have a professional demo and be unrepresented in VO. Email your demo for consideration to [email protected].

Raw garlic in a spoonful of raw honey is a favorite around here.This Broadway actor shares his secret to not being sick!
02/04/2016
Health secrets from a Broadway actor who hasn't taken a sick day in 12 years

Raw garlic in a spoonful of raw honey is a favorite around here.
This Broadway actor shares his secret to not being sick!

While 9-to-5ers can simply call in sick if they’re feeling under the weather, taking time off is much more complicated for Broadway stars. Understudies must be prepped, and devoted fans who shell o...

Does the new Quicken Loans VO sound a lot like Sarah Koenig of Serial fame? See why ad execs just love casting familiar ...
02/03/2016
Is Sarah Koenig In The Rocket Mortgage Super Bowl Commercial? That Voiceover Sounds Very Familiar

Does the new Quicken Loans VO sound a lot like Sarah Koenig of Serial fame? See why ad execs just love casting familiar voices!

Super Bowl 50 will include a commercial from Quicken Loans, and, like everyone who takes the field this Sunday, February 7, the company is going big or going home with a 60-second spot that claims it has the way to save the American economy. According to AdAge, the commercial promotes Quicken

01/31/2016

Congratulations to Marian Massaro on voicing the SAG Awards!!!
Dreams do come true kids!!

01/21/2016

Interested in getting into the world of Voice Overs?
This Intro to VO class is the one for you!
Hurry this class fills up fast!

Intro to Voice Over
Thursday, January 28, 2016
7-9pm

• Apply your craft to the Voice-Over industry. Learn how to ‘turn’ copy, microphone and audition techniques
• Individual/personal time at the mic, in a professional recording booth
• An open forum to ask questions about anything from auditioning, to what makes a good demo, specific techniques or how to secure an agent
• Class limited to 10 students

Post-Holiday Special ~ $99

email [email protected] for any questions or to sign up!

An interesting blog about Voices.com and its members growing frustrations.
08/27/2015
Voices.com Is Slapping Regular Members In The Face

An interesting blog about Voices.com and its members growing frustrations.

The Canadian voice casting company has come up with an outrageous new scheme that will make it harder for premium members to book jobs.

06/15/2015

ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!!
VOICE-OVER INTENSIVE FOR THE TRAINED ACTOR

*Apply your craft to the Voice-Over industry. Learn how to ‘turn’ copy, microphone and audition techniques
*Individual/personal time at the mic, in a professional recording booth
*An open forum to ask questions about anything from auditioning, to what makes a good demo, specific techniques or how to secure an agent
*Class limited to 10 students
*Thursday, June 18 ~ 6:30-9:30pm
**FACBOOK DISCOUNT--$99**
email [email protected] for discount

For the times when you don't have copy in front of you. Record your next conversation. It will, like, literally be eye o...
06/08/2015
How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking

For the times when you don't have copy in front of you. Record your next conversation. It will, like, literally be eye opening ;)

Using these filler words when you speak will annoy your listeners and torpedo your credibility.

Yup.
05/07/2015

Yup.

George Clooney

Here's the latest for Voices.com...
04/30/2015
Voices.com Secures $2 Million in Capital Investment from BDC Capital

Here's the latest for Voices.com...

LONDON, Ontario, April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Voices.com, the go-to online marketplace for voice-over, is pleased to announce a $2 million working capital investment from BDC Capital. The company will use this capital to acquire additional space, tools, and hire more people to maintain mo…

"Never date an actor. They're all crazy."  Pshaw. Just follow these tips!
03/27/2015
5 Tips for Successfully Dating an Actor

"Never date an actor. They're all crazy." Pshaw. Just follow these tips!

Unpredictable schedules, insane amounts of stress—dating an actor is not easy, but it sure can be rewarding!

Sound advice indeed!
03/12/2015
5 Tips From Voiceover Expert Kate McClanaghan

Sound advice indeed!

The founder of Sound Advice, a website geared toward producing professional demo reels, McClanaghan is full of advice for actors beginning to navigate today’s voiceover industry.

Be honest, just how ready-to-go is that accent you have listed on your resume ;)
03/03/2015
3 Accent Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Be honest, just how ready-to-go is that accent you have listed on your resume ;)

If you've ever seen a performance suffer from a bad accent, you know how distracting it can be. Here are three mistakes and how you can avoid them!

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