Phil is an alumnus of Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and perhaps is best known as one of the original cast members of “Mad TV” and as "Marvin" in PULP FICTION; films like Jason Reitman's MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN, and TV shows such as "NYPD Blue,"  “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Lucifer” and “Castle;” Phil has been profiled for his extensive voice-over work, in regular roles on  "Samurai Jack," "Futurama", "Justice League", "Family Guy", and more.

Phil is an alumnus of Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and perhaps is best known as one of the original cast members of “Mad TV” and as "Marvin" in PULP FICTION; films like Jason Reitman's MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN, and TV shows such as "NYPD Blue,"  “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Lucifer” and “Castle;” Phil has been profiled for his extensive voice-over work, in regular roles on  "Samurai Jack," "Futurama", "Justice League", "Family Guy", and more.

Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr

Character Acting

Character Acting

Debi’s voiceover work includes the voice of Jimmy Neutron in the Academy Award-nominated Paramount/Nickelodeon film, Jimmy Neutron-Boy Genius“, Maureen, Phillip and Ken in the new animated Netflix hit show, “F is for Family”, Diana in “Sailor Moon”Draculaura on Mattel’s “Monster High“, and voiceover roles in “Toy Story, “Zootopia“, “Trolls”, “Smurfs Lost Village”, “Boss Baby“, "Doc McStuffins", "Scooby Doo", “The Addams Family“,  Gnocchi from “Curious George“, Weenie from “Oswald the Octopus“, and Jeannie from the Emmy-Nominated “Life with Louie“.

Debi’s voiceover work includes the voice of Jimmy Neutron in the Academy Award-nominated Paramount/Nickelodeon film, Jimmy Neutron-Boy Genius“, Maureen, Phillip and Ken in the new animated Netflix hit show, “F is for Family”, Diana in “Sailor Moon”Draculaura on Mattel’s “Monster High“, and voiceover roles in “Toy Story, “Zootopia“, “Trolls”, “Smurfs Lost Village”, “Boss Baby“, "Doc McStuffins", "Scooby Doo", “The Addams Family“,  Gnocchi from “Curious George“, Weenie from “Oswald the Octopus“, and Jeannie from the Emmy-Nominated “Life with Louie“.

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Distinctions in Dialects for "Latino/X" Characters 

Distinctions in Dialects for "Latino/X" Characters 

Distinctions in Dialects for "Asian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Asian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Middle Eastern" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Middle Eastern" Characters

- Mexico City (vs. East LA)

- Puerto Rican (vs. “New Yorican”)

- Honduras

- El Salvador

- Guatemala

- Colombia (Medellin)

- Mexico City (vs. East LA)

- Puerto Rican (vs. “New Yorican”)

- Honduras

- El Salvador

- Guatemala

- Colombia (Medellin)

Distinctions in Dialects for "Black" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Black" Characters

- Thosa (Black Panther)

- Nigerian Igbo vs. Ibibio

- Dialects of the Caribbean

- Various American “Urban” Dialects

- North London

- S. African Afrikaans 

- Thosa (Black Panther)

- Nigerian Igbo vs. Ibibio

- Dialects of the Caribbean

- Various American “Urban” Dialects

- North London

- S. African Afrikaans 

- Japanese

- Vietnamese 

- Mandarin

- Cantonese (Hong Kong) 

- Singlish and Singaporean

- Korean (Seoul)

- Japanese

- Vietnamese 

- Mandarin

- Cantonese (Hong Kong) 

- Singlish and Singaporean

- Korean (Seoul)

- Israeli Accents

- Syrian Accents

- Iraqi Accents

- Dubai, Egypt & N. Af. Accents

- Afghani Accents

- Persian/Farsi Iranian Accents

- Israeli Accents

- Syrian Accents

- Iraqi Accents

- Dubai, Egypt & N. Af. Accents

- Afghani Accents

- Persian/Farsi Iranian Accents

Character Acting Academy

Character Acting Academy

Eliza Jane Schneider's

Eliza Jane Schneider's

Learn how to master ANY accent or dialect with this comprehensive program from Eliza Jane Schneider (South Park cast member, dialect coach to the stars). The Masterclass includes the following:

Learn how to master ANY accent or dialect with this comprehensive program from Eliza Jane Schneider (South Park cast member, dialect coach to the stars). The Masterclass includes the following:

MEET OUR CELEBRITY GUEST INSTRUCTORS

MEET OUR CELEBRITY GUEST INSTRUCTORS

Two-time Emmy nominated actor Bob Bergen announced to his parents when he was five he wanted to be Porky Pig.  His mother replied, "You can't be Porky Pig. You're Jewish." Despite this, he was determined. 

His voice is heard in thousands of commercials, promos, games, animated series and specials.  He's voiced dozens of animated features, including Minions, Sing, Despicable Me 3, Wreck it Ralph, The Secret Life of Pets, Trolls, Tangled, Tinker Bell, Spirited Away, Cars, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., Iron Giant, The Emperor's New Groove, WALL-E, Toy Story 2&3, Up. For 20 years he's voiced Luke Skywalker in dozens of games as well as three Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials.  Series work includes Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Marvel's Avengers Assemble, Clarence, Mr. Pickles, TripTank, Curious George.  2018 marks his 28th year voicing Porky Pig.  He currently stars as Porky and Tweety in the series New Looney Tunes.

Two-time Emmy nominated actor Bob Bergen announced to his parents when he was five he wanted to be Porky Pig.  His mother replied, "You can't be Porky Pig. You're Jewish." Despite this, he was determined. 

His voice is heard in thousands of commercials, promos, games, animated series and specials.  He's voiced dozens of animated features, including Minions, Sing, Despicable Me 3, Wreck it Ralph, The Secret Life of Pets, Trolls, Tangled, Tinker Bell, Spirited Away, Cars, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., Iron Giant, The Emperor's New Groove, WALL-E, Toy Story 2&3, Up. For 20 years he's voiced Luke Skywalker in dozens of games as well as three Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials.  Series work includes Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Marvel's Avengers Assemble, Clarence, Mr. Pickles, TripTank, Curious George.  2018 marks his 28th year voicing Porky Pig.  He currently stars as Porky and Tweety in the series New Looney Tunes.

Bob Bergen

Bob Bergen

Dave Fennoy is preeminent voice in the industry.  His promo clients include HULU.COM, ABC, The WB, Fox, CBS, Showtime, Starz, ESPN, The Disney Channel and TV One.  His campaign spokesvoice credits include Lexus, McDonalds, Corona, KFC, Toyota, Chrysler, and ATT, Time Life Music.  Gamers enjoy his work on STARCRAFT II, Metal Gear, That's So Raven, Ultimate Spiderman, Delta Force, Star Wars, Laura Croft Tomb Raider, and many others.

Dave Fennoy is preeminent voice in the industry.  His promo clients include HULU.COM, ABC, The WB, Fox, CBS, Showtime, Starz, ESPN, The Disney Channel and TV One.  His campaign spokesvoice credits include Lexus, McDonalds, Corona, KFC, Toyota, Chrysler, and ATT, Time Life Music.  Gamers enjoy his work on STARCRAFT II, Metal Gear, That's So Raven, Ultimate Spiderman, Delta Force, Star Wars, Laura Croft Tomb Raider, and many others.

Dave Fennoy

Dave Fennoy

Erin started exploring characters and acting as early as 3 years old.  Later in life she would begin studying drama and theater in the smallest, most humble of towns in Canada with whomever would give her the chance.  Her first animation job was the role of May Kanker on a new show called Ed, Edd n Eddy, for the Cartoon Network, others such as Sabrina, The Animated Series, Fat Dog Mendoza, Dragon Tales, Rainbow Fish, and many more would follow. 

Erin started exploring characters and acting as early as 3 years old.  Later in life she would begin studying drama and theater in the smallest, most humble of towns in Canada with whomever would give her the chance.  Her first animation job was the role of May Kanker on a new show called Ed, Edd n Eddy, for the Cartoon Network, others such as Sabrina, The Animated Series, Fat Dog Mendoza, Dragon Tales, Rainbow Fish, and many more would follow. 

Erin Fitzgerald

Erin Fitzgerald

JB is an actor, director and voiceover artist with over 20 years’ experience in film, television and theater on both sides of the Atlantic. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and worked in British theater for 15 years including 3 years at The Royal National Theatre on London’s South Bank.

After critical acclaim as seafaring rogue Luigi Vampa in the 2002 motion picture The Count of Monte Cristo, he moved to Los Angeles where he now enjoys a prolific career in film, television, theater and voiceover. He is an accomplished voiceover artist working regularly in commercials, video games and animation.

JB is an actor, director and voiceover artist with over 20 years’ experience in film, television and theater on both sides of the Atlantic. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and worked in British theater for 15 years including 3 years at The Royal National Theatre on London’s South Bank.

After critical acclaim as seafaring rogue Luigi Vampa in the 2002 motion picture The Count of Monte Cristo, he moved to Los Angeles where he now enjoys a prolific career in film, television, theater and voiceover. He is an accomplished voiceover artist working regularly in commercials, video games and animation.

JB Blanc 

JB Blanc 

David Harvard Lawrence XVII is an American television and film actor, voice talent, network radio host, Internet entrepreneur, podcaster, demo producer, teacher and author, best known for his role as The Puppetmaster on NBC's sci-fi series Heroes.  He was also the host of the daily The David Lawrence Show and weekend Online Tonight, both nationally syndicated radio talk shows that revolved around pop culture and the high-tech lifestyle.

David Harvard Lawrence XVII is an American television and film actor, voice talent, network radio host, Internet entrepreneur, podcaster, demo producer, teacher and author, best known for his role as The Puppetmaster on NBC's sci-fi series Heroes.  He was also the host of the daily The David Lawrence Show and weekend Online Tonight, both nationally syndicated radio talk shows that revolved around pop culture and the high-tech lifestyle.

David H. Lawrence XVII 

David H. Lawrence XVII 

Distinctions in Dialects for "Scanadinavian" Characters

Distinctions in Dialects for "Scanadinavian" Characters

- Icelandic Accents

- Swedish Accents

- Norwegian Accents

- Finnish Accents

- Danish Accents

- Icelandic Accents

- Swedish Accents

- Norwegian Accents

- Finnish Accents

- Danish Accents

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  • (10) 2-HOUR ON-THE-MIC Character Acting Classes from your home studio with scripts from Dreamworks, Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickleodeon, EA, 2K, Ubisoft, etc, directed by Eliza Jane and VO celebrity guest directors. 
  • (10) INDUSTRY WEBINARS - Q & A w/top VO talent, agents, and directors including but not limited to: Debi Derryberry, Bob Bergen, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, JB Blanc, and Erin Fitzgerald! Includes THE BUSINESS OF VO with experts: Marc Graue (Demos) Dan Lenard (Home Studio Tech), Randy Thomas (Promos), David H. Lawrence XVII (Audiobooks), and more!
  • (10) CHARACTER STUDIES of the dialect of your choice, including live performance labs with Eliza.
  • Facebook Community Inner Circle - Network with Top Industry Pros with daily check-ins as we watch your career unfold!
  • (10) 2-HOUR ON-THE-MIC Character Acting Classes from your home studio with scripts from Dreamworks, Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickleodeon, EA, 2K, Ubisoft, etc, directed by Eliza Jane and VO celebrity guest directors. 
  • (10) INDUSTRY WEBINARS - Q & A w/top VO talent, agents, and directors including but not limited to: Debi Derryberry, Bob Bergen, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, JB Blanc, and Erin Fitzgerald! Includes THE BUSINESS OF VO with experts: Marc Graue (Demos) Dan Lenard (Home Studio Tech), Randy Thomas (Promos), David H. Lawrence XVII (Audiobooks), and more!
  • (10) CHARACTER STUDIES of the dialect of your choice, including live performance labs with Eliza.
  • Facebook Community Inner Circle - Network with Top Industry Pros with daily check-ins as we watch your career unfold!

When you join the Character Acting Academy,  the industry's ONLY online Character Acting Conservatory taught by top Voice-Over professionals, your tuition secures your access to the following program features:

When you join the Character Acting Academy,  the industry's ONLY online Character Acting Conservatory taught by top Voice-Over professionals, your tuition secures your access to the following program features:

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Scottish

Scottish

Irish

Irish

About

About

-Native Speaker Case Studies

-Accent Breakdowns/Sound Substitutions

-Scoring Scripts and Drills

-Performance and Improvisation in your new Dialect

-Native Speaker Case Studies

-Accent Breakdowns/Sound Substitutions

-Scoring Scripts and Drills

-Performance and Improvisation in your new Dialect

-Native Speaker Case Studies

-Accent Breakdowns/Sound Substitutions

-Scoring Scripts and Drills

-Performance and Improvisation in your new Dialect

-Native Speaker Case Studies

-Accent Breakdowns/Sound Substitutions

-Scoring Scripts and Drills

-Performance and Improvisation in your new Dialect

  • (8) On-demand dialect modules
  • (8) Live performance labs with individualized feedback 
  • Unlimited access to download recordings of native speakers from the Dialect Database
  • Access to Accents and Dialects Inner Circle Facebook Group
  • (8) On-demand dialect modules
  • (8) Live performance labs with individualized feedback 
  • Unlimited access to download recordings of native speakers from the Dialect Database
  • Access to Accents and Dialects Inner Circle Facebook Group

Debi Derryberry

Debi Derryberry

Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men, “Orochimaru,” “Zabuza,” and others from Naruto, “Green Goblin” from the Spectacular Spiderman series, “Heatblast,” “Vilgax” and “Ghostfreak” from Ben 10, “Grayson Hunt” (Bulletstorm) “Grunt” (Mass Effect 2 and 3), "Zoltan Kulle" from Diablo 3, "Abathur" from Starcraft 2:Heart of the Swarm, “Tank Dempsey” (Call of Duty), “Killer Croc” from Arkham Asylum,“Vincent Valentine” (Final Fantasy VII), “Jamie” from Megas XLR, “Storm Troopers” and many others.

Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men, “Orochimaru,” “Zabuza,” and others from Naruto, “Green Goblin” from the Spectacular Spiderman series, “Heatblast,” “Vilgax” and “Ghostfreak” from Ben 10, “Grayson Hunt” (Bulletstorm) “Grunt” (Mass Effect 2 and 3), "Zoltan Kulle" from Diablo 3, "Abathur" from Starcraft 2:Heart of the Swarm, “Tank Dempsey” (Call of Duty), “Killer Croc” from Arkham Asylum,“Vincent Valentine” (Final Fantasy VII), “Jamie” from Megas XLR, “Storm Troopers” and many others.

Steve Blum

Steve Blum

Crispin Freeman's professional voice acting career started in 1997 when he was working as a theatrical actor in New York City.  He is a recognized voice actor in animation, video games, Japanese animation, commercials and trailers.  

He is known for his roles as Holland Novak in Eureka Seven, Itachi Uchiha in Naruto, Jeremiah Gottwald in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Kyon in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Alucard in Hellsing and Shizuo Heiwajima in Durarara!!.

Crispin Freeman's professional voice acting career started in 1997 when he was working as a theatrical actor in New York City.  He is a recognized voice actor in animation, video games, Japanese animation, commercials and trailers.  

He is known for his roles as Holland Novak in Eureka Seven, Itachi Uchiha in Naruto, Jeremiah Gottwald in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Kyon in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Alucard in Hellsing and Shizuo Heiwajima in Durarara!!.

Crispin Freeman

Crispin Freeman

Xanthe Huynh (/ˈzænθi ˈhwɪn/) is an American voice actress known for voicing characters in anime and video games. Her most well known roles include Siesta in The Familiar of ZeroSuzuka Tsukimura in the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha seriesUi Hirasawa in K-On!Sanae Nagatsuki in Squid GirlSachi in Sword Art OnlineYuki in Yuki Yuna is a Hero, and Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live

In 2016, she voiced Haru Okumura in the Persona 5 video game.

Xanthe Huynh (/ˈzænθi ˈhwɪn/) is an American voice actress known for voicing characters in anime and video games. Her most well known roles include Siesta in The Familiar of ZeroSuzuka Tsukimura in the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha seriesUi Hirasawa in K-On!Sanae Nagatsuki in Squid GirlSachi in Sword Art OnlineYuki in Yuki Yuna is a Hero, and Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live

In 2016, she voiced Haru Okumura in the Persona 5 video game.

Xanthe Huynh

Xanthe Huynh

Randy Thomas is the only person (male or female) to announce the Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, and the SAG Awards concurrently.  She has deep compassion and priceless advice for men and women alike, breaking into VO.

Randy has served as the announcer for the Academy Awards seven times and that's in addition to being heard daily as the voice of "Entertainment Tonight" for CBS Television and ABC's "Nightline".

Randy Thomas is the only person (male or female) to announce the Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, and the SAG Awards concurrently.  She has deep compassion and priceless advice for men and women alike, breaking into VO.

Randy has served as the announcer for the Academy Awards seven times and that's in addition to being heard daily as the voice of "Entertainment Tonight" for CBS Television and ABC's "Nightline".

Randy Thomas

Randy Thomas

Marc Graue was born on December 12, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Marc Otis Graue. He is known for his work on Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (2007) and Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007).

Marc Graue was born on December 12, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Marc Otis Graue. He is known for his work on Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (2007) and Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007).

Marc Graue

Marc Graue

Dan specializes in Documentary and E-learning narration and commercial voice over.  

He also has become a recognized industry expert and consultant in home studio set–up and problem solving, for voice over artists new to the industry, or experienced - but with little or no self-recording experience. 

And that's not all! Dan also has a great Youtube/Podcast series called The Voice Over Body Shop. He and George Whittam (the Studio Engineer to the Stars) host a talk show about all things VO every Monday at 6 PM Pacific. 

Dan specializes in Documentary and E-learning narration and commercial voice over.  

He also has become a recognized industry expert and consultant in home studio set–up and problem solving, for voice over artists new to the industry, or experienced - but with little or no self-recording experience. 

And that's not all! Dan also has a great Youtube/Podcast series called The Voice Over Body Shop. He and George Whittam (the Studio Engineer to the Stars) host a talk show about all things VO every Monday at 6 PM Pacific. 

Dan Lenard

Dan Lenard

Survey Course 102

Survey Course 102

Survey Course 103

Survey Course 103

Survey Course 104

Survey Course 104

Survey Course 105

Survey Course 105

Survey Course 106

Survey Course 106

Deep-dive Course 202

Deep-dive Course 202

Deep-dive Course 201

Deep-dive Course 201

 Animation

 Animation

Video Games

Video Games

Director's Perspective:

Director's Perspective:

Accents for Interactive

Accents for Interactive

Creating Original Characters

Creating Original Characters

Getting Out of Your Own Way/Crafting a Career

Getting Out of Your Own Way/Crafting a Career

Kid Voices

Kid Voices

Voice Acting For Anime

Voice Acting For Anime

Voice Acting For Anime

Voice Acting For Anime

What Newbies Need to Know

What Newbies Need to Know

Debunking the Mythology of the Home Studio

Debunking the Mythology of the Home Studio

Demos

Demos

Dialects and Accents for Voice Actors

Dialects and Accents for Voice Actors

Past Webinar Broadcasts Available for Replay (Coming Soon)

Past Webinar Broadcasts Available for Replay (Coming Soon)

Next Webinar:

Acting with Accents for Interactive

with JB Blanc & Eliza Jane Schneider

Thursday Feb 27th @ 6:30pm PST

Next Webinar:

Acting with Accents for Interactive

with JB Blanc & Eliza Jane Schneider

Thursday Feb 27th @ 6:30pm PST

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