Posted February 20, 2016

SKY UNLIMITED ARTS

Presents

A VOICE ACTING WORKSHOP

WITH ERIC STUART
In this exclusive workshop presented by Sky Unlimited Arts, Eric Stuart will teach you all about the world of voice acting! It will provide valuable techniques and information regarding the business of voice acting in film and television. This workshop is designed for aspiring voice actors, ages 16 and up.
Date: Saturday, March 5th, 2016 – or – Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Time: 9:30am check-in
10:00am to 12:00pm – 1st session
1:00pm to 4:00pm – 2nd session

Cost: $200.00

Location: 6302 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205

Registration and payment due by February 20th.

Limited to 15 actors each day.
Workshop will include:
– Audition techniques
– How to take direction
– Breaking down copy
– Find the right ‘voice’ for the role
– The nuances of inflection and pace
– How to be credible and sound like you know what you’re talking about,
even If you don’t!
– The differences in commercial, narration, audiobook, and cartoon voice
acting, and how to adjust for each project
– Microphone technique
– What goes on your voice-over demo and what you need to know before
you get one produced
– How to approach a voice over agent
– Advice on how to get your foot in the door in the highly competitive world of voice
acting
– Plus, many other educational and entertaining stories about working as a voice
actor
THE TEAM:

ERIC STUART

With a career spanning over 25 years, Eric Stuart has mastered almost every aspect a voice acting profession has to offer. Starring in, and directing hit cartoons, animated movies, audio books, national radio spots and TV commercials.

Stuart has portrayed an impressive roster of beloved characters on TV shows such as; Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Slayers to name a few. His voice talents are also frequently used in national commercial campaigns such as; Priceline, Planters Nuts, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, and L’Oreal. His voice has even been used in several comedy skits for The David Letterman Show. In addition to his experience behind the mic, Eric has been a major player in the voice acting community as a casting director, script writer, producer and audio engineer.

With years of experience on both sides of the glass, Eric will teach you about the exciting world of voice acting.
Karen Embry

Talent manager, Karen Embry, has represented actors and musicians that star in film and television for more than 20 years. She has collaborated with many talent agents at the largest talent agencies in Los Angeles, and she has coordinated deals for her artists with the top casting offices, production companies, studios and networks in entertainment.

Karen enjoyed managing the early acting career of her son, Ethan Embry, for his starring roles in several feature films including the Ridley Scott film from Buena Vista Pictures, White Squall, the Fox Films production directed by Tom Hanks, That Thing You Do!, the Disney film, A Far Off Place, the John Hughes comedy from Fox Films, Dutch, the Columbia Pictures film, Can’t Hardly Wait, the Warner Bros film, Vegas Vacation, produced by Jerry Weintraub, All I Want for Christmas from Paramount Pictures, Empire Records from New Regency, and several other feature films in starring roles opposite some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Under Karen’s management, her daughter, actress/photographer Kessia Kordelle Embry, co-starred opposite Oprah Winfrey in Jonathan Demme’s Buena Vista feature, Beloved, and several other feature films. Karen also managed the recording/producing/touring music career of her son, Aaron Embry, during his years as a Capitol Records artist with producer Ron Aniello, the producer of Bruce Springsteen’s 2012 album, Wrecking Ball.
Additionally, Karen managed the entertainment careers of young Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater/actress/public speaker Tara Lipinski, the Nashville based popular Disney Channel/Radio Disney actress/recording artist/performer Coco Jones, young actor/singer Tilky Jones from the multi-platinum pop band Take 5, the talented young teen film and TV star Caitlin Wachs, and several adult actors starring in film and television.
Virginia Cannon

Managing partner and administrative director of Sky Unlimited Arts, Virginia has a long history in the entertainment industry including artist management in the music industry. For over a decade, Virginia has been advocating and promoting musical artists and songwriters. She hosts Virginia Cannon Presents!, a popular Songwriter/Performer show that takes place several times a month at The Aloft Hotel on West End in Nashville.

Virginia does live performance coaching for musicians and guides the careers of young performers and songwriters.

Virginia is the hands on, feet on the ground in Nashville, representative of Sky Unlimited Arts. Her rapport with the young artists she works with creates a nurturing and confidence building environment to build their natural skills and instincts while working on roles. Virginia also works with young artists to record their self-recorded auditions on camera for upcoming roles and guides them to utilize their natural instincts to take on a character.

As Director of Artist Relations for the guitar company, Voyage-Air Guitar, Virginia met with executive producers and creators of popular TV series such as Californication and a TV pilot from J. J. Abrams about placing the guitars on their shows, and she successfully placed the guitars in several feature films and on such hit TV shows as Homeland and season four of Glee, when series lead Jacob Artist, “Jake Puckerman”, played a Voyage-Air Guitar while serenading his love interest, “Marley” on the football field bleachers.