Award-winning narrator Peter Berkrot joins us in TWO WEEKS!
Join us for a casual and enjoyable session to gain an overview of the skills and muscles required for a successful career as a narrator in the growing audiobook industry. Whether you have no prior audiobook experience or are a seasoned narrator actor, our comprehensive discussion of the "Dos and Don'ts" of audiobook narration will provide you with a deeper understanding of the art form and help you map out your personal professional path forward. In the first half of the class, we will cover essential topics such as pacing, the difference between reading and storytelling, the roles and perspectives of a narrator in a novel, character-building strategies, and the distinctions between narrating fiction and non-fiction. The class will also include one-on-one coaching, direction, and feedback to help you develop a stronger connection to the material. Don't forget to bring a notebook and pen, just like the good old days.
About Peter Berkrot
A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot's career spans four decades. Highlights include feature roles in Caddyshack and Showtime's Brotherhood and appearances on America's Most Wanted and Unsolved Mysteries. He is a prominent acting coach and a regular VO contributor to the award-winning news program Frontline produced by WGBH in Boston. Peter served as director of narration for the Emmy-nominated The Truth About Cancer. Peter has voiced over 550 audiobooks and more than 300 for children, winning 10 Earphones Awards and a 2012 Audie Award nomination. He received SOVAS awards in 2018 and 2019. His 2016 Audie Award was as part of a multi cast performance for THE STARLING PROJECT, starring Alfred Molina and was part of the ensemble in the Audible Original THE X-FILES: COLD CASES starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. In 2019 he was just honored along with a brilliant cast of actors for THE VAULT OF HORROR, directed by William Dufris with an Independent Audiobook Award for AUDIO DRAMA. Favorite titles include Toby and the Secrets of the Tree by Timotee de Fombelle, Unholy Night by Seth Grahame Smith, The Accident by Linwood Barclay, The Last Policeman trilogy by Ben H. Winters, the Junior Bender series for Timothy Hallinan and Caddyshack: The making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story in which he is also featured as a character.
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