3 credits


College of Arts and Science

This class introduces the student to the basic principles of voiceover acting, including solo and group performance, script analysis, character analysis, and vocal techniques. Students learn about the history, practice, theory, and critical issues related to voiceover acting in the contexts of film, television, digital media, animation, video games, and virtual reality. Students learn about basic elements of sound production that affect voice acting such as acoustics, microphones, engineering, and sound editing. Students learn about basic genres of voice acting, including commercials, radio broadcasts, long-form narration, video games, animation, and interviews. Projects give the students experience in voice acting. Recommended: THEATR 1400 or THEATR 3420.