June 2021 (Zoom Sessions)
Audiobook Narrator Workshops
~ Designed to guide you through the process of prepping and recording.
This training has helped prepare actors for studio gigs and home studio work.
Take either day or both together, depending on your needs.
Discount for taking both dates.
Please note that this is a Zoom experience and while the second session is Group Coaching, there will not be recording done on mic.
Prices are adjusted in consideration of actors and this era.
In-person workshops will resume when safe, hopefully this fall/winter. Prices will return to the previous levels for in-person, in-studio events.
Saturday June 19
Audiobook Technique & Prep
10am – 4pm via Zoom
Covers approach and expectations for narrators in research and performance, and an industry overview. 1 hour off for break (usually 12:30 to 1:30).
Detailed performance toolkit covered here, with loads of value & practical info. Prep materials and follow-up with actors is always part of this workshop.
June 19 only pricing:
$90 + HST = $101.70
Saturday June 26
Audiobook Group Coaching
10am—4pm via Zoom
Group Coaching — allows actors to come for a while or stay for the day & learn as participants each work on one piece of copy, fiction or nonfiction, with coaching from Braden. 15 to 20 minutes per person (maximum of 9 people)
1 hour off for your lunch break.
Past participants welcome to sign up to work a new piece of copy – priority given to registrants of both sessions.
June 26-only pricing:
$60 + HST = $67.80
Discounts for both dates listed below
Both Dates (Sat & Sun)
$141.25 including HST
when registering for both June 19 & 26
$50.00 deposit required to hold place in class
Payment in full due upon attendance
Braden Wright (Coach) has worked in VO in LA & Toronto, and has recorded over 80 audiobooks both in the US & Canada, in Studios and on his own as a narrator-producer, earning the Audible-Approved status in recognition for the standards of his work. He was a 2013 SAG-AFTRA/Audible contest finalist, has been featured in Canadian media for his narration and advocacy work and coaches through his own Maple Audiobooks. Recent credits include “Fool Me Twice,” four books in the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell series, six books by Jim Rohn, three of Jane Roberts’ SETH books as the voice of Seth, “The Curse of Oak Island” and “T Minus AI.”
He has lead workshops for ACTRA in Toronto, is a member of ACTRA, SAG-AFTRA, APA (Audio Publishers Association), holds a BSc from Boston University and has also spoken at SAG, UCLA, AFI, NALIP and The Actor’s Network/LA.
Private consultation available by phone or for consideration of demos.
Private coaching via Zoom for those wishing to record demo segments in their own space or at Davidson Recording (studio fee extra and paid directly to Davidson Recording Studio)
Additional referrals to Canadian and US based coaches offered upon request – happy to help with your specific needs.
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