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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


Cracking the Voiceover Code


With hosts Joan Baker, award-winning voice actor and author of Secrets of Voice-over Success, and Patrick Howard Fraley, award-winning voice actor, teacher, and lecturer, followed by a reception

Leading voiceover professionals, talent agents, casting directors, and producers offer a behind-the-scenes look at how to break into voiceover acting and sustain a career. The program will offer insiders’ perspectives on the process and reveal the variety of voiceover work available in the industry, including television and radio commercials, animation, video games, movie trailers, Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR), audio book narration, and more. Panelists include Johnny Heller, award-winning narrator of hundreds of best-selling audio books; Sylvia Villagran, a Spanish and English language voice actor for national and international commercials; Steve Ulrich, Executive Director, Sports Emmy® Awards; Dave Fennoy, an award-winning voice actor for some of the world’s best-selling video games, as well as the voice of Hulu; Sondra James, voice actor, actor, and ADR director/producer for feature films; Phil Stockton, Emmy Award-winning and Oscar nominated sound designer; Steve Zirnkilton, a voice actor known for the opening narration of Law & Order and an announcer for CNN, Discovery Channel, and Cartoon Network; Rudy Gaskins, the Emmy Award-winning Creative Director and CEO of Society of Voice Arts and Sciences; Jen Rudin, award-winning casting director for animated films at Jen Rudin Casting; Cristiana Santo Pietro, senior account executive and producer for WABC New York specializing in integrated marketing across all media; Paul Ruben, President, Tribeca Audio; and Sara Krieger, voice actor and featured voice of the Late Show with David Letterman, American Express, Estée Lauder, and others. The program will be followed by a reception and book signings by Joan Baker (Secrets of Voice-Over Success: Top Voice-Over Actors Reveal How They Did It) and Jen Rudin (Confessions of a Casting Director: Help Actors Land Any Role with Secrets from Inside the Audition Room). 

Support provided by Backstage Magazine, Edge Studio, Given Liqueur Imports, Society of Voice Arts and Sciences,, and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting

Advance online sales are no longer available. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door. Tickets must be picked up at least 10 minutes prior to the event start time. All ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.