Upcoming Classes


03 No Fear Non Fiction
No Fear Non-Fiction: Narrating the Facts
 Saturday, March 7
 12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn:
– The different genres of non fiction and how to approach them
– Reading statistics, facts, charts, formulae, etc. in audiobooks
– Practice approaching business, history, sports, and political texts
– Practice with memoir, biography and autobiography
– How to make non-fiction engaging and interesting
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04 Auditioning for Audiobooks
Auditioning for Audiobooks: How to Book that Book!
Saturday, March 21
12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn
– How to prep audition sides for audiobooks
– The importance of having a point of view on the material
– How to choose appropriate character voices for the sides
– How to make your reads sound engaging and connected to the listener
– What to expect in the audition process
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Kristin will be speaking on a panel at VO Atlanta 2015 and hosting a workshop titled Auditioning for Audiobooks: The Casting Director’s Perspective. Follow this link to register for VO Atlanta.


Introduction to Audiobooks for Aspiring Narrators

Saturday, April 4
12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn:
– The technical skills you need to narrate audiobooks
– The performance skills you need to narrate audiobooks
– How to know if you are ready to audition for audiobooks
– How to make your audiobook auditions stand out
– How to expand your catalog of character voices
– How to approach different genres and styles of narration
– What steps are involved in producing an audiobook
– Where you can get started

Creating Character Voices for Audiobooks
Saturday, April 11
12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn:
– What makes a character voice engaging, evocative and appropriate
– The elements of voice that comprise vocal characterization
– Resources and practice with character accents
– Practice creating new character voices to expand your personal “cast” of characters
– Practice creating character dialogue that is authentically performed

No Fear Non-Fiction: Narrating the Facts
 Saturday, April 18
 12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn:
– The different genres of non fiction and how to approach them
– Reading statistics, facts, charts, formulae, etc. in audiobooks
– Practice approaching business, history, sports, and political texts
– Practice with memoir, biography and autobiography
– How to make non-fiction engaging and interesting

Auditioning for Audiobooks: How to Book that Book!
Saturday, April 25
12:30p-3:30p
In this class you will learn
– How to prep audition sides for audiobooks
– The importance of having a point of view on the material
– How to choose appropriate character voices for the sides
– How to make your reads sound engaging and connected to the listener
– What to expect in the audition process
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2 thoughts on “Upcoming Classes

  1. Hello, My name is Nia and I am eleven years old. Will I be able to attend the audiobook workshops. Do you still have availability on Saturday. Thank you.

    1. Hi Nia, our workshops are designed with adults in mind, but YourAct has classes specifically for young people. You should check them out.

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