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Bruce’s trusted expertise and personal brand of VO instruction developed over a successful 25-year voice over & acting career.
Bruce’s campaigns have included: Mountain Dew, Campbell’s Soup, Ford, Honda, Toyota, Pepsi Cola, Taco Bell, Pringles, Castrol Motor Oil, Planters Nuts, and more…
His classes, one-on-one instruction and scene direction are truly unique, providing a strong advantage to either new students or those looking to enhance their performance skills.
As a Voiceover artist, Bruce has worked for CBS, ESPN, MTV, VH1, Spike TV, CNN, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, and others. He provides a fresh and original teaching style, and gives students voiceover training that champions expressiveness. Offering education far beyond mere vocal techniques, Bruce delivers an understanding of industry business and the skills necessary to market toward today’s buyers.
PRODUCER & ENGINEER
Bryant has been a corporate producer, director and professional voiceover/on-camera commercial coach for 15+ years.
Select media clients include: Foot Locker, Bloomberg, Walmart, Genetech, (Avastin), AMC, MTV, The NBA and many more.
An ability to generate a uniquely personal approach to client needs gives Bryant’s work an edge. From building web training videos to enhancing product placement with commercial productions, Bryant considers the whole picture. He understands the unique power of audio within video productions, and brings an extensive audio background to today’s online market.
Dedicated to creating projects that are both informative and entertaining, Bryant keeps pace with advances in audio, visual and technology, delivering complete production quality from start to finish.
Sara is a branding muse & communications expert, specializing in voiceover and performing arts concepts.
Whether you need help establishing a memorable and successful web presence, or a hand to hold while developing the inner workings of your own professional style, Sara has ideas (and can help you maximize your own!).
With a B.A. in English and an M.Ed in Instructional Design, Sara looks marketing in terms of learning, growth and long term outcomes. The ways in which people interact with each other, engage in discussions and discover more about the world are diverse and amazing. Great marketing connects people, and Sara taps into that potential with your brand.
She has worked with many top names in voiceover and beyond, creating both beautiful and functional concepts that brings authenticity to the forefront of each project. From social media campaigns to complete re-branding packages that align with long-term plans, she tailors marketing to fit your needs.
When she’s not working, there’s a good chance you’ll find Sara reading. Or reading. Or…yeah. She reads a lot. She also talks to strangers, smiles at pretty much everyone, and thrift store shops to unwind.
VOICE TALENT / CASTING DIRECTOR
Lisa Biggs is a full-time professional voice over actor, who has been lending her unique and memorable sound to national campaigns and global brands for nearly two decades.
From animation studios to big brand ad agencies to toy makers, Lisa’s voice is in demand for A-list clients around the world.
You can hear Lisa in National TV promos for Ion Television, running from zombies in Dying Light, beatboxing as StarLily My Magical Unicorn from Hasbro, giggling as Wonderheart Bear for American Greetings, as Charlie Brown for the Peanuts Franchise, and so much more!
Her voice has been under millions of trees and is currently on thousands of shelves as she is the voice of dozens of toys for every major manufacturer from Leap Frog to Mattel. She voices more than a dozen of Hasbro’s “Furreal Friends“, including Starlily My Magical Unicorn & Torch My Blazin’ Dragon. She is the voice of BeatBelle, the sassy new addition to the Brite Beats Collection from Fisher Price.
Lisa is one of the most experienced and adored “little boys” in the industry. Liam, her signature boy voice, books heavily in every genre of voiceover.
Coming soon you will hear Lisa voicing nine characters on Nickelodeon’s Becca’s Bunch, premiering fall 2017!
When Lisa is not behind the microphone, she enjoys making guacamole, snuggling with Banjo, her 75-pound Goldendoodle, volunteering for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, and teaching voice acting through her youth voiceover coaching & casting company, Dream Bigg Casting.