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This event is only open to SAG-AFTRA members in good standing.

This event is only open to members from the Wash-Mid Atlantic Local.

Nov. 16, 2019 - 10 AM to Noon ET

SAG-AFTRA, 7735 Old Georgetown Blvd. Ste 950, Bethesda, MD 20814

In this class, we will dive into the performance aspect of recording a voiceover commercial (products, PSA's, political and promos). Participants will work with scripts and actually record and have their reads produced out into an actual commercials. Topics covered will include finding the right voice, understanding your target audience, pacing, tone/inflection and how to follow directions while in the booth. This will be an intimate class and participation/enrollment will be limited to only 10 participants.


James Lewis is an award winning SAG-AFTRA performer and has appeared on national TV shows such as HBO's The Wire, Fox’s America's Most Wanted, The I.D. channel’s Evil Twins and has been seen in hundreds of commercials including national spots for Ricola, CarMax, Airhead’s Bites Candy, Medicare, Rolaids and many more. As a voice actor, Lewis has recorded over 600 audio books and voiced characters for both Marvel and DC Comics as well as video games such as Fallout 3, Elder Scrolls and Street Hoops. James is the Executive Producer for “Talktime Voiceovers” a voiceover demo production company that also provides coaching and training. Talktime has worked with and produced demos for many of the leading talents in the DMV.


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This event is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card or digital card from the app (paid through October 31, 2019) for admittance.

This event is only open to SAG-AFTRA members in good standing.

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