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PAFT 313 Voice Over I

This course is an introduction to voice over acting technique for radio, television, multimedia, and other audio and video presentations. The course covers voice over script analysis, commercial speech and microphone technique, an overview of the industry, and extensive reading of copy aloud for recording and critique. Focus is on learning the tools to deal specifically with microphone work; prepare the moment before; apply subtext to meaning and inflection; identify key words; and work solo and with a partner. Also, to develop the actor's personal warm-up exercises and to master the elements of breaking down copy, slating, character, focus, breath awareness, and broadcastjargon. Copy will be provided ahead of time so the student can rehearse outside of class.


3 credits