*Please note  all classes are 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

*This is an in person class

Current Term: – Registration Closed
April 12th – June 28th

Upcoming Term:
September 13th – November 29th Registration open June 2023
Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Sarah Troyer 

2024 Sessions:
Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Sarah Troyer


Course description:

Welcome Voice Over Newbies! This 12 week fundamentals course is the perfect course to ease you into the VO world and all it has to offer. It will give you plenty of opportunity to practice and refine your abilities as a voice actor in both animation and commercial, which will only increase your chances of booking that next big role!
Through both class work and comprehensive feedback during one on one training, you will learn how to make fun new voices, establish a creative process, learn character development and how to integrate character into story, as well as learn the techniques necessary to establish context and story arc.
Furthermore, you’ll gain insight about the voice over biz and how to navigate it successfully from one of our top teachers here at Vancouver Acting School.

Meet Your Instructor

Sarah Troyer

Sarah Troyer is a highly experienced and versatile performer with almost 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. She is an accomplished film actress and an international voice actor, with a wide range of skills and expertise in multiple fields. Sarah is known for her notable performances in several productions, including the Best Supporting Actress Nominee, "How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse (Nikki)" at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival and the lead actress in the popular Netflix movie "Hometown Holiday" which was in the Top 10 globally and in the Top 5 in Australia, the US, and Canada.

Sarah is also a reoccurring lead voice-over actor for Fortune 500 company commercials, having voiced over a hundred commercials, including Best Buy, Xero, McDonalds, VISA, Johnson & Johnson, and more. Sarah has also lent her voice to the highly popular animated series, “My Little Pony”, and her character, Patia, was a fan favourite in the videogame Dragalia Lost. Sarah has also continually voiced e learning videos, corporate projects, and provided narration for several travel and lifestyle documentaries.

Over the past 10 years, Sarah has dedicated her time in building strong relationships with those in the industry through casting assisting, teaching, and volunteering. She strives to always be on top of casting trends and in the know of what casting directors are looking for, giving her an edge as an acting coach and mentor. Sarah has a 5-star rating on Google as a voice-over instructor and has been teaching in an academic setting for 2.5 years. With her extensive experience and knowledge, Sarah is a valuable asset to the Vancouver acting community, where she mentors the next generation of creative industry professionals.


  • Practice in a professional studio, with industry-standard equipment.
  • Get 1 on 1 coaching and increase your ability to take direction
  • Learn how to identify the tone of a project and how to adjust your style of read
  • Learn how to properly break down a script and discover your character
  • Develop a consistent performance by tuning your ear
  • Expand your vocal range with new scripts and characters every week
  • Learn how to bring believability and different levels of emotionality to your performance
  • Hone audition skills through mock auditions
  • Participate in in-depth discussion on the VO biz such as voice-over agents, demos, and working from a home studio

“…Before Sarah’s class I had absolutely no idea what I was doing when it came to VO auditions. She is not only talented but a great teacher for anyone looking to begin their journey in the VO world. She is very inspiring, extremely supportive and equips you with the necessary tools to feel confident as you move forward. Her class environment is very comfortable and a lot of fun to be in, and she provides great direction to bring the best out in you. Also, she is full of useful industry knowledge and is happy to share the tricks of the trade with her students. I’d recommend this class to anyone interested in VO and also for actors who are looking for another avenue to play in within the industry.” –

Arjun Malik Actor