The Voice-Over field is open to everyone whether you have agent representation or not. Agents are always on the look out for fresh voices, and the internet offers audition and booking opportunities without representation.
We have a full curriculum available to you from entrance level to advanced. You can participate in the entire curriculum, or jump in any place in-between, as long as you meet the criteria for that particular workshop.
VoicePrint West’s teachers are working professionals in the voice over field ranging from Casting Director to successful VO artists. We provide you with up-to-the minute understanding and training through interesting, challenging workouts for your advancing success in the voice-over business.
The art of voice over is an ever-evolving process. Enjoy the ride.
The two principal instructors are Terry Berland, Casting Director, and Nick Omana, Voice-Over artist.
Voice-over talent Nicholas Omana has been a working voice-over talent for nearly 30 years. Nick brings all of his practical experience “working in the trenches” to his teaching. Nick’s voice has been heard on commercials and narrations too numerous to list, from Bank Of America, Verizon, Clorox, Kroger, GMC Truck, National Association of Realtors, and South West Airlines to the Armed Forces and Department of Defense. Nick has also lent his talent to shows like E True Hollywood Stories and Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures. He has been the live announcer for the last 6 seasons of Last Comic Standing and has done countless T.V. promos for CBS, Fox Cable Net, and the WB. Nick has created hundreds of character voices for Disney, Hanna-Barbera, and Warner Brothers, plus main character voices for projects such as World of Warcraft, Sim City, Smurfs 3: The Movie, The Matrix, Gravity Angels, and Popeye.
Terry Berland, is an award-winning casting director of both on-camera and voice over. Terry is in direct communication with the ad agency producer and writer, for each job cast, regarding their talent needs and direction. Terry’s unique Madison Avenue advertising agency casting background lends to her deep understanding of ads. Her client’s depend on her to direct talent to fulfill their creative needs.
Terry has cast legions of voice over spots and campaigns. She is proud to have started many people out in their voice-over careers.