Vancouver, BC | T: 604-723-6508
info@halfyardproductions.ca

Halfyard Studios acknowledges that we are operating on the unceded traditional territory of the Coast Salish People,  including the territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations.

COACHING

PRIVATE SESSIONS

Book a free 15 minute consultation with Brent! Send an email or text 6047236508 and he'll reply ASAP to set up a time to discuss your voice over goals.

Brent Halfyard has a very unique coaching system: The Halfyard Method' that works! just go to our SUCCESS STORIES page to see students booking actual jobs based on direction and coaching with Brent.

Unlike most class settings, Brent works strictly one-on-one with each student, coaching and directing them as he records the performance in Halfyard Studios, professionally designed broadcast quality recording studio. He then plays back the audio to the student so they can adjust their performance accordingly. This gives them usable skills and knowledge of what producers and casting directors are hearing.

Brent has been working as a professional voice talent for over 15 years and brings that expertise to each private coaching session. He has worked with top coaches in Vancouver, Toronto, New York and L.A. to help hone his craft as a performer and as a teacher. His intuitive methods first analyze the student's skill set and experience, he then creates a customized lesson plan for each actor. The goal: to provide every student with usable skills for the real world of professional voice over.

All coaching is PRIVATE, group sessions not available.

Commercial

Commercial voice over is the most requested and often the most profitable work in the VO business. Regardless of your career goals, you'll need the skills to audition for commercial reads and gain confidence when working with directors and producers. Sessions will be customized for each individual actors experience. 

 

Book a private commercial class and learn:

 

  • How to 'strip' a script to its key elements

  • Mic technique

  • Find your unique voice

  • Soft/medium/hard sell reads

  • A-B-C reads all directors ask for

  • Adjust your 'emotional' voice-dial

  • Demo review/demo overview

Animation

 

Designed to get voice talent working on performance, acting and character building skills specifically targeted for animation, video games, apps etc.

Sessions will be customized for the talents experience and ability. (All ages)

 

Book a private animation class and learn:

  • To create unique characters

  • Find your own voice-print

  • Discover and hone your range

  • Audition with confidence

  • Play with accents

  • Humanisms

  • Mic Techniques

  • Studio etiquette

  • Demo overview

Narration, Promo, Corporate, E-Learning

Designed for adult voice actors interested in working in the narration, documentary and corporate world of voice-over.

Sessions will be customized for the talents experience and ability. 

Auditions Home Studio 101

   

Learn how to set up a home studio with your existing computer to do quality voice over auditions from home. 

 

PRIVATE SESSION RATES:

11am - 6pm weekdays: 

$78.75 / hr (incl GST) 

Weekends:

12pm - 5pm

$105.00 / hr (incl GST)

All levels, all ages

SKYPE TRAINING: Can't make it to our studio? We offer Skype training for all courses listed! 

SKYPE handle: thevoiceactorguy

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