ONLINE Vocal Combat / Videogame Effort Class w/ D'Arcy Smith!
D’Arcy is a Professor of Voice, Speech and Dialects at The University of Cincinnati. He brings over 20 years of experience as a professional actor, coach and teacher of performers, working on well over a 100 productions. He has used his vocal combat techniques in numerous professional productions and alongside fight coaches. He has trained extensively in a variety of voice techniques to help serve every level and voice type. He has created and tested Vocal Combat Technique specifically for the video game actor.
Efforts are one of the most difficult areas to know how to do safely for videogames- THIS class is SPECIFICALLY for efforts and how to do them safely, effectively, and healthily.
Vocal Combat Technique: Gun Shot Wounds / Power Ups/Attack Sounds
Learn how to create the vocal effects needed for video games in the healthiest way possible. Getting shot shouldn’t sound like a poke in the stomach. Learn how to effectively create painful sounds without hurting your voice. Learn how to add growl to your voice to increase the aggression in your voice for “power-ups” and swinging attacks. This workshop will begin with how to warm up to prepare for this target sound.
Before class you will email Sara an mp3 of you recording yourself trying out a few efforts that we will then discuss in class.
ACE Studios - VO Division
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:00pm
This event is in the past.