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Having Fun with Characters w/ Guest Director Julie Nathanson

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Having Fun with Characters w/ Guest Director Julie Nathanson
Having Fun with Characters w/ Guest Director Julie Nathanson

Time & Location

Feb 21, 2023, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

Hosted On Zoom


$125 - Online Workshop

$30 - Audit


About this Workshop:

Longevity in a voiceover career is maintained by nurturing the sense of play that most likely brought you to this work in the first place. Learn to connect with that joy by finding personal connection -- no matter how small -- with characters. You will get the opopportunity to bring in a piece of copy you wish you enjoyed more. Something you know (or wish or hope) you can nail, or maybe just one you haven't quite found the fun in yet. 

About Your Instructor:

A celebrated voice actress for 20+ years, Julie Nathanson has brought to life many beloved video game characters,

notably “Samantha Maxis” in the Call of Duty franchise, “Kleia” in World of Warcraft, “Baal” in Bayonetta 3,

“Aera” in Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn, “Jess Black” in Far Cry 5, “Chill” in Skylanders, “Chocolina” in Final

Fantasy 13-2 and Lightning Returns, and “Lampita” in Psychonauts.

In the animation world, she is well-known for her performances as “Gilda Dent” in the WB/DC film Batman: The

Long Halloween, “Ryali” in Dota: Dragon’s Blood, “Geneva” in the Netflix anime series Eden, “Fara” in Great

Pretender on Netflix, “Crimson Widow” in Marvel’s Avengers, Netflix’s Love, Death, and Robots: Volume 2,

“Afina the Glitter Genie” on Nickelodeon’s Shimmer and Shine, “Silver Banshee” in the WB/DC film Suicide

Squad: Hell to Pay, “Scarlett Turner” on Disney’s Elena of Avalor, and “Dottie” in the animated feature

Marmaduke. She has also appeared on two Critical Role one-shots as “Ellory Jingle Gumdrop” and “Countess Pi.”

A classically trained vocalist, Julie sang opera as “Baal Zebul” in Bayonetta 3. She also sang “Lost” in Call of Duty:

Cold War, which has amassed over a million views on YouTube. Additionally, she performed the song “Make it

Right” (as Princess Belle) on Sofia the First, and released a cover of Aimee Mann’s “Wise Up” in 2018.

A Writers Guild Award Nominee for one of her episodes on NBC’s live action series, Just Deal, Julie has also

written for Disney Feature Animation, scripted dialogue for several of Disney’s mobile games, and consulted for

game developers on several other projects, including Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Story.

Julie holds a Master’s in Clinical Psychology, and co-presented a talk at the 2019 Game Developers Conference

(GDC) on “Collaborative Approaches to Getting Great VO Performances.”


Class is limited to 12 students. 18 and over. Cameras are mandatory for class intro. 


See you online!

* All workshops are for educational purposes only. There is no guarantee of work, or casting. 

*** This online workshop will be hosted and recorded in Zoom. Everyone will receive a link to download the video of the workshop the following day. If for any reason you can not make the date/ time you will still be able to view the entire workshop with the recorded video. Due to limited seats available, payment is only refundable up to 72 hours before the event. Up to 48 hours before the event payment is nonrefundable, but may be rolled over to another workshop. Any cancellation less than 48 hours before the start time/ date of the workshop, payment will be forfeited. 

Class Price

  • Guest Director Workshop

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  • Audit

    This is a view only audit of the class. You will also receive the recording the following day.

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