Learn more about your voice as you work on the techniques and skills for commercial voice-over work. Participants will explore methods for approaching text and vocal flexibility. Come play with your voice, increase your vocal toolbox, and increase your confidence for auditions.
Classes are designed for adult students, age 19 and older. No prior experience is needed. Previous students are welcome.
Please note: Deadline to cancel class is 5 days prior to start of first class if class minimum is not met, unless otherwise discussed with instructor.
D’Arcy Smith is an Associate Professor of Voice, Speech and Dialects at The University of Cincinnati, CCM. He was a resident voice, text and dialect coach at the Guthrie Theater and has worked as a teacher and voice/dialect coach in the United States, U.K., Canada and New Zealand. He has also worked as a voice and dialect coach with many professional theaters including: Actors Theater Louisville, American Players Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, The Know Theater, Penumbra Theater, The Jungle Theater, Theater Latte Da, Park Square Theater, Illusion Theater, Circa Theater, Auckland Theater, Taki Rua and others. He has taught at The Central School for Speech and Drama in London, New Zealand’s National Drama School, University of Minnesota, the Canadian National Voice Intensive, and The Toronto Film School and York University.