Ep. 8 How to be a remote Voice Over actor with Carin Gilfry

October 16, 2017

Persistence is the key to success

 

Carin Gilfry is a graduate of Juilliard School and started her career as a professional opera singer.

Carin became a voice actor after leaving a successful career as an opera singer and needing a new a path that allowed her to work remotely.

Since becoming a voice actor, Carin has appeared in television commercials including Disney, Zulily.com and much more.

On this episode Carin will talk about how talent will help you in the beginning but persistence will help you succeed, the importance of gratitude and how she has created a career by talking to herself in her closet!

In this Episode
  • 6:53

    “If I’m not doing anything, its because I chose not to do anything.”

  • 7:53

    The importance of finding different ways to market yourself to be more desirable to clients.

  • 9:15

    Out of 1000 auditions only getting 100 jobs.

  • 9:57

    What separates the people who make it to the people who do not is persistence.

  • 11:35

    Getting locked in a closet led to an episode in This American Life and a live Opera show.

  • 14:23

    The power of visualization and journaling.

  • 16:28

    Being grateful and gratitude is the key to happiness.

  • 19:00

    How to earn income from voice acting and voice overs.

  • 20:41

    Do what you love with your whole heart.

 

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