This voice-over workshop intensive will discuss the business of voice-over with a focus on commercial technique and what makes for a competitive audition. Students will have the opportunity to read copy one at a time and receive extensive feedback. Commercial copy will be provided. There will be a q&a at the end so come prepared with questions!
Jason Sasportas is head of the adult voice-over department for Stewart Talent NY, a leading talent agency with offices in NY, LA, Chicago and Atlanta. He built the department from scratch in 2006 and since then, has booked clients on numerous national network TV, radio and internet campaigns. He and his team also covers promo, broadcast narration, videogames, animation and audio books.
Jason initially trained as an actor and screenwriter at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts before making the shift to the business side of entertainment. He landed his first job at The William Morris Agency as an assistant and eventually joined their commercial department as booth director, able to draw upon his acting and writing experience to effectively direct talent, interpret copy and make informed creative choices.