Part Time Voice Over

Are you interested in pursuing a career in voice over for animation or commercials? Our part-time voice over classes are the perfect opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals and develop the skills you need to succeed in this exciting field. In this class, you'll learn the basics of voice over technique, including how to use your voice effectively, how to create different character voices, and how to deliver compelling performances for animation and commercial projects. You'll also work on real scripts and receive feedback from your instructors. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience in the field, these classes are a great way to take your voice over skills to the next level and start pursuing your dream career. Join us and discover the power of your voice in the world of animation and commercials!

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Animation, narration, commercials. There is a whole world of voice-over acting out there. We help you develop the techniques required to tell a story through the microphone. Our classes will equip actors with the necessary skills they’ll need to succeed in the voice-over industry. As one of the busiest entertainment sectors here in Vancouver, voice-over skills are an essential tool for any well-rounded actor. Don’t miss out on the opportunities present in this booming industry by not developing your skills in front of the mic. If you want to diversify your creative tool belt and add one more skill set for your agent to promote, this weekly class will ensure that you’re ready for your next voice-over audition or gig. Working with some of Vancouver’s top voice actors, students will work on their vocal skills and technique in fully-equiped studios that simulate the real auditioning and recording process.

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Class begins the week of: January 8, 2024

Cost: 3 Equal Payments of $269.99

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

Pre-Requisite: Students should have a strong grasp of basic VO concepts through experience or beginner-level classes such as our Level 1 Voice Over Class
Upcoming Classes: 2024 Dates: Monday Evenings: 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Sarah Troyer
  • Winter: January 8th – March 25th – in progress
  • Spring:  April 8th – June 24th – SPRING REGISTRATION ON NOW!
  • Fall: September 9th – November 25th – registration begins late May
Course Summary: Whether you’re a voice-over student or an actor well into their career, this 12-week course will give you the opportunity to perform and perfect your abilities as a voice actor in both animation and commercial. Over the duration of this course, you will get more performance opportunities with in-depth feedback during one-on-one coaching to push your creative process, character development, storytelling, and overall performance, to the next level. Furthermore, you will learn about the current voice + performance trends in the Voice Over Industry and how it affects casting, giving you the power to navigate it successfully.

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 IndieGathering 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.

WHY THIS CLASS?
  • More performance opportunity using advanced scripts
  • 1 on 1 coaching to help apply new techniques learned in class
  • Practice in a professional studio, with industry-standard equipment.
  • Develop a consistent, believable performance
  • Hone audition skills through mock auditions
  • Participate in an in-depth VO industry discussion ranging from agents, demos, home studios, navigating your career internationally, and creating your brand

What Students Say About Sarah Troyer

“…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.” –

VAS Actor Alumni

Sarah was very kind and encouraging towards us. I felt she genuinely wanted us to succeed which made me work harder.

Daryl L. VAS Actor Alumni

She is super sweet and wants nothing but the best for her students.

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

*This is an in person class

Pre-Requisite: No previous experience required.
Upcoming Classes: 2024 Dates: Tuesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Sarah Troyer
  • Winter: January 10th – March 27th – in progress
  • Spring: April 9th – June 25th – SPRING REGISTRATION ON NOW!
  • Fall: September 10th – November 26th – registration begins late May
Course Summary: Whether you’re a voice-over student or an actor well into their career, this 12-week course will give you the opportunity to perform and perfect your abilities as a voice actor in both animation and commercial. Over the duration of this course, you will get more performance opportunities with in-depth feedback during one-on-one coaching to push your creative process, character development, storytelling, and overall performance, to the next level. Furthermore, you will learn about the current voice + performance trends in the Voice Over Industry and how it affects casting, giving you the power to navigate it successfully.

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.

WHY THIS CLASS?
  • More performance opportunity using advanced scripts
  • 1 on 1 coaching to help apply new techniques learned in class
  • Practice in a professional studio, with industry-standard equipment.
  • Develop a consistent, believable performance
  • Hone audition skills through mock auditions
  • Participate in an in-depth VO industry discussion ranging from agents, demos, home studios, navigating your career internationally, and creating your brand

What Students Say About Sarah Troyer

“…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 VAS Actor Alumni

Sarah was very kind and encouraging towards us. I felt she genuinely wanted us to succeed which made me work harder.

Daryl L VAS Actor Alumni

Sarah is an excellent instructor, bringing her class through their paces without ever demanding too much. She is responsive and engaged with each student, and we all learned from each other as well as from her. Having completed these courses, I feel confident that I have what I need to take the next steps into a strong voice acting career.

Stephanie R. VAS Actor Alumni
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Please note that is class is NOT a regular Part Time 12 week long program, and does not adhere to the same class or pricing structure. Class runs for a duration of 8 weeks with all students receiving four 3-hour classes, then one 3-hour rehearsal class, and one 3-hour recording class.

Commercial Demo Class & Single Demo Creation $1,099
Animation Demo Class & Single Demo Creation $1,149
Combo Demo Class & Two Demo Creation $1,499

Pre-Requisite: To be eligible for this course, you must have at least taken the Level 2 VO class with Sarah in the past.
Upcoming Classes: 2024 Dates: Tuesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with Sarah Troyer
  • Winter: January 23rd – March 12th – in progress
  • Spring: April 23rd – June 12th – SPRING REGISTRATION ON NOW!
  • Fall: September 24th – November 13th – registration starts late May
Course Summary: During this course, you will create, workshop, and record a complete a professional ready-to-go voice-over demo reel.  Students will receive four 3-hour classes to take their skills to highest level, writing, creating and workshopping characters and ideas.  From there, each student will receive a 3-hour rehearsal session to make sure that they are ready to go.  Finally, each student will receive a 3-hour recording session to put everything on tape.  The initial four classes have a maximum of six students per class, and then during the rehearsal and recording sessions, there are only three students per class, so each students has their own, dedicated recording booth.  Your completed, fully produced demo will be sent to you 4-6 weeks following your recording session.
Sarah Troyer

Meet Your Instructor

Sarah Troyer

Sarah Troyer is a highly experienced performer with almost 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. She is a successful voice-over actor, having voiced over a hundred commercials, including Best Buy, McDonalds, VISA, J&J, and more. Sarah has also lent her voice to the highly popular animated movie “My Little Pony”, and her character, Patia, was a fan favourite in the videogame Dragalia Lost. Sarah has also voiced corporate projects and narration for travel documentaries. With a passion for VO and a love for teaching, Sarah creates a fun environment for her students to learn and grow and is excited to help people with their VO journey!

WHY THIS CLASS?
  • A complete breakdown of what to look for in a modern commercial and/or animation demo
  • Collaboration to discover your most marketable sounds
  • Guidance in finding new voices and expanding your range
  • Develop fully realized characters
  • Counselling in next steps, advice from a seasoned voice actor
  • A professionally mixed and edited commercial and/or animation demo
  • The voice-over coach is with you every step of the way; from writing and workshopping the demo(s), to reviewing and discussing final exports, to ensure this is the best possible tool for your career
 

What Students Say About Sarah Troyer

I would highly recommend Sarah’s voice acting classes to anyone interested in pursuing a career in voiceover work or simply looking to improve their skills. The instructor was top-notch, the material was engaging, and the environment was supportive and encouraging. I left the class feeling inspired and confident in my abilities, and I know that I will carry the lessons I learned with me for years to come.

Carolyn Egerszegi - actor VAS Actor Alumni

Sarah Troyer is a wonderful teacher! She has so much knowledge to share and is incredibly supportive. She also has a real talent for teaching and is able to really help you improve and get the best results!

Philip Mullany - alumni VAS Actor Alumni

Sarah is an excellent instructor, bringing her class through their paces without ever demanding too much. She is responsive and engaged with each student, and we all learned from each other as well as from her. Having completed these courses, I feel confident that I have what I need to take the next steps into a strong voice acting career.

James Callaghan VAS Actor Alumni

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