Quotes from students:
“He was extremely insightful about the business and what doing voice-overs is really all about.”
“Instructor totally understood and knew every point of VO work.”
“Absolutely willing and able to share and explain all aspects of the business.”
“Always open to questions, answering many of them before they were asked.”
“This class FAR exceeded my expectations for information. VERY straightforward and knowledgeable.”
“I cannot imagine a more capable instructor than Bob Michaels. He related the class material clearly, succinctly, precisely. First class rating!”
“Insanely detailed. Made me understand with great clarity how to think like a voice performer. Other VO classes I have taken were 2’s...this one was absolutely a 10.”
Bob Michaels is a full-time freelance voice-over professional, based in the Dallas area since 1988. He is one of the most prolific voice-over performers in our area, regularly engaged in voice-overs for practically every facet of electronic media. His extensive voice-over resume reads like a Who's Who of American Business and Industry, and includes names such as, IBM, EDS, TI, Intuit, Neiman Marcus, Sports Illustrated, GM, and numerous others.
From his home studio, Bob services clients from around the world. He has chosen to avoid specialization so that he may regularly participate in the full spectrum of VO performance including radio and television commercials/spots, station and network imaging/identification/promotion, industrial video, CD-ROM’s, audiobooks, animation, audiotext, film, documentaries, kiosks, movie trailers, promos, toys, games, video games, sound files, web audio, storytelling, point of sale marketing, corporate communications, satellite broadcasting, training materials, infomercials, slideshows, electronic kiosks, multimedia presentations, on-hold, telephone voice mail systems, general voice description and many others.
Bob has been teaching at STAGE since 1992, and currently teaches VO-1, VO-2, One Evening Copy Readings, Home Studio Workshop, Voice Recording and Mastering, and The P&E of VO. VO-1 is held at STAGE, and the remaining classes are held in his home studio in North Dallas. The voice-over classes, workshops, training, and coaching reflect Bob’s emphasis on technique, so that students come away with a clear understanding of how to do things. Today in voice-over not only is it important to be able to perform, but also to record yourself, and Bob advises individuals who are navigating the task of setting up their own recording system and environment. m
For more information about classes that Bob offers contact him directly.