Find out what you need to know to get started!
Whether you are a trained actor of stage & screen looking to add this skill to your portfolio, or are exploring voiceover as your first foray into acting, this kit will give you a preview of what to expect, provide resources to explore, and will detail a list of equipment you'll need to launch your home studio!
Working Actor + Career Coach + Founder of The Global Actor, Elise Arsenault is known for bringing focus + direction to actors' careers helping them "live where they want + work when they want". From NY to LA, Atlanta to Portland & abroad, Elise's clients receive not only tangible results (more bookings, new representation, etc.), but a mindset to support it all! Elise is a Backstage Expert and has served as both director + producer for theatrical productions across the country. As a consultant + teaching artist, she has worked with institutions to enhance their arts programs through workshops and partnerships.
Clients include Washington National Opera, Smithsonian Institute and Missoula Children's Theater. She has also puppet coached several regional & educational productions of Avenue Q. Elise is a graduate of the British American Drama Academy at Oxford and George Mason University. Her training also includes several years of private improvisational training with Gary Austin (founder of The Groundlings) and private voice & acting training with Thom Jones (voice/dialect/text coach to Ben Mendelsohn & Nicole Kidman, among others). She holds a certificate from the Vocal Pedagogy Workshop at Boston Conservatory.
Theatre credits include Merrimack Rep, Lyric Stage Co. of Boston, Imagination Stage, Adventure Theatre, Ivoryton Playhouse, Stoneham Theatre, Theater of the First Amendment, Colonial Theater, Washington Shakespeare Company and Artistic New Directions (NYC). She is the narrator of over 100 audiobooks for Scholastic, Blackstone, Brilliance, Highbridge, Tantor Audio, Blunder Woman and Insatiable Press. She and her husband, Justin, co-own The TreeCave, a full-service recording studio where they love to collaborate with and serve their fellow voice actors and musicians in producing audio of the highest quality for each unique project.
Elise believes an actor’s quality of life is as important as career and wants actors to know:
“You don’t have to wait til you’re an A-Lister to live your dream life.”