courses


 Sue Boyajian

Sue Boyajian

6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $410
Classes begin Jan. 17
Thursdays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

01.17.19 Introduction to Voiceover

This beginning level class taught by Susan Boyajian, a fifteen year veteran of the voiceover industry, offers a broad introduction to the world of voiceover.
-  The basic techniques in breaking down copy
-  Finding your voice - your Signature Voice
-  How to overcome your anxiety -- we'll focus on how to have fun
-  Instruction on what makes voiceover unique from other types of acting
-  How to work with the mic
-  Having fun and letting go!

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 Nancy Sullivan & Alicia Beekman

Nancy Sullivan & Alicia Beekman

6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $425
Classes begin Jan. 23
Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

01.23.19 Advanced Animation: Character Development

WITH INDUSTRY GUEST DIRECTOR!

How do you slay animation and game auditions? Great acting with great characters! Working with improv and scripts you'll discover new characters and fine tune what you do best. A fun, supportive, and challenging class to get you building the gang of characters you need for a successful animation career! Taught by TV comedy pro Nancy Sullivan, last class with guest director Alicia Beekman (VO agent: animation @ Commercial Talent Agency)

Alicia Beekman is a young dynamic agent who started the Voiceover department at Commercial Talent Agency in 2014.  She reps talent of all ages (as young as 4!) for animation, commercial, promo, and audiobooks.  Her clients can be heard regularly on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, in feature films, and in endless commercial and radio campaigns.  Alicia is passionate about seeing the world - she is going to hit her 50th country this year!

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 Sue Boyajian & Roger Scott

Sue Boyajian & Roger Scott

6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $425
Classes begin March 12th
Tuesdays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

03.12.19 Intermediate Voice Acting: Commercial and Animation

This Intermediate Level class will be a split class: Roger Scott will teach the first three weeks, focusing on fundamentals of character development with comedic/humorous commercial copy. Susan Boyajian will teach the last three weeks, continuing the application of character development applied to animation copy. This class is reserved for those students who have already completed Susan's six week introductory class and/or those students who can demonstrate they are beyond a beginning level through either their previous voiceover education or practical experience.

-  Solo, dialogue and group work with comedic/humorous copy
-  Focus on creating and sustaining comedic characters
-  Development of techniques for making each read unique and personal
-  How to make "x factor" a part of every performance
-  Original copy -- each student will write, cast and direct their own piece of commercial copy
-  Being comfortable with Characters in your wheel house
-   Having fun and letting go!

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6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $465
Classes begin April 15th
Mondays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

04.15.19 Advanced Animation & Video Games with Industry Guest Directors

This advanced level class taught by Susan Boyajian and Guests covers the worlds of animation and video game voice over. 

April 15th - Susan Boyajian (Actor, Spongebob Squarepants, Squirrel Boy, Kirby Buckets)
April 22nd - Lindsay Pearlman Halper 
(Casting Director, Star Wars Rebels)
April 29th – Jennifer Trujillo (Casting Supervisor, The Walt Disney Company)

May 6th - Keythe Farley (Animation and Video Game Voice Director, Voice Actor)
May 13th - Kelly Ward 
(Voice Director Disney, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates)
May 20th - Susan Boyajian

Class consists of 10-12 students.

To learn more about our Guest Directors click here!

If you are unsure whether you have the experience necessary for this class, please email Sue Boyajian at info@northhollywoodsound.com.

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 Roger Scott, Lisa Orkin & Amy McInerney

Roger Scott, Lisa Orkin & Amy McInerney

6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $435
Classes begin May 22nd
Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

05.22.19 Advanced Commercials: Roger Scott & Guest Directors

This six week, advanced level class, taught by Roger Scott, will feature intensive character creation work, using humorous material. 

You'll exit this class with 5-10 characters in your voiceover arsenal, to us as prototypes for future copy.  You'll be amazed and astounded -- at yourself!  But wait, there's more! You'll also be guided by two high-profile, working casting directors, who will put you through your voiceover paces and also talk turkey on the voiceover industry. 

Guest Director Lisa Orkin is the Creative Director of The Radio Ranch and has written, produced, directed and voiced thousands of commercials over the last 15 years. Lisa started as actress and comedian 25 years, she has guest-starred in sitcoms and was a featured lead in many TV commercials. Lisa teaches people how their use their own point view to book jobs, using a combo of radio ranch scripts and improv to help actors sound like whatever piece of copy they read sounds it like it was written just for them.

Guest Director Amy McInerney is both casting director & main booth director for Elaine Craig Casting & divides her talents as a booth director at one of L.A.'s top VO agencies.  Tough, honest guidance from one of the best in the biz!

Class consists of 10-12 students.

If you are unsure whether you have the experience necessary for this class, please email Sue Boyajian at info@northhollywoodsound.com.

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 Sue Boyajian

Sue Boyajian

6 Weeks, 3 Hours per Class
Course Total $410
Classes begin May 23rd
Thursdays 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

05.23.19 Introduction to Voiceover

This beginning level class taught by Susan Boyajian, a fifteen year veteran of the voiceover industry, offers a broad introduction to the world of voiceover.
-  The basic techniques in breaking down copy
-  Finding your voice - your Signature Voice
-  How to overcome your anxiety -- we'll focus on how to have fun
-  Instruction on what makes voiceover unique from other types of acting
-  How to work with the mic
-  Having fun and letting go!

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workshops


 Chris Jargo

Chris Jargo

One day
$115 per student
Saturday, Dec.1
1:00 to 5:00 PM

ADR WORKSHOP With CHRIS JARGO - sold out!

DUE TO A CANCELLATION - ONE SPOT JUST OPENED UP; BUT IT WON’T LAST LONG. SIGN UP TODAY!

12.01.18 ADR Workshop with Chris Jargo

Have you ever wanted to learn about the specialized field of ADR and looping? Join us for this special one day event to learn the ins and outs of ADR and looping from industry veteran Chris Jargo. 

Chris' extensive credits include such films as Ghost in the Shell (Supervising ADR Editor), Star Trek Beyond (Supervising ADR Editor), X-Men Apocalypse (ADR Editor), and Gladiator (ADR Editor).  He's also won multiple MPSE Awards for Best Sound Editing (Babe, The Little Mermaid, Jerry Maguire), as well as an Emmy Nomination for Best Sound Editing for A Street Car Named Desire.

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kids classes


 Sue Boyajian

Sue Boyajian

6 Weeks, 2.5 Hours per Class
$335 per student
Classes begin Saturday, Jan.26th
3:30 to 6:00 PM

01.26.19 Introduction to Voice Acting for Young Actors Voiceover (Ages 9-16)

An Introductory Voice Acting Class for ages 9 and up, taught by Susan Boyajian. A great way to learn the nuts and bolts of voiceover. Let them hear something new!

- Build basic acting techniques.

- Learn how to read for commercials and animation, and put your personality into it.

- Record in a studio and have fun in front of the microphone.

- We'll teach you how to relax and have confidence in the booth.

- Learn about the auditioning process - etiquette, slating, and agents.

- Fun, fun, fun!

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6 Weeks, 2.5 Hours per Class
$345 per student
Classes begin Saturday, March 23rd (No class April 20th) Last Class May 11th
3:30 to 6:00 PM

Intermediate Voice Acting for Young Actors Commercial & Animation (ages 9-16)

No class April 20th! (Easter Weekend) Last class May 11th

03.30.19 Intermediate for Young Actors: Commercial & Animation

This intermediate level class, taught by Barbara Wright and Roger Scott, will cover comedy roles, dramatic roles, improv, cold reads, self-directing, working in a group and learning to be yourself while creating characters for animated and commercial roles. Build confidence in a relaxed, unique environment.

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