VOICE 2012: Day 1
Red Carpet Reception Opens VOICE 2012,
Stage Set For Four Days At Huge Conference
June 12, 2012
By John Florian
See Day #2 / Days 3 & 4 / Day # 5
(VOXtra) - The voice over paparazzi were ignited - cameras and smiles flashing - as the traditional Red Carpet Reception Tuesday night opened VOICE 2012, the worldwide conference of voice actors now under way at the Disneyland Hotel and Resort in Anaheim, CA.
Some 400 voice actors have registered for the VoiceOver International Creative Experience (the event's official name), co-produced by voice over trainer/producer James Alburger and voice talent/trainer Penny Abshire (pictured, with voice talent Trish Basanyi, center).
Ahead: four days of educational sessions, networking, browsing the exhibit hall, and impromtu socializing, capped by a Saturday night celebrity banquet.
"This is the most beautiful group of voice actors we've ever had at a VOICE conference," says Abshire. "Beauty - the way we look, but also how everyone is helping everyone else here."
Indeed, the giant meet-and-greet Tuesday night was a showy time, as evidenced by these shots from the VoiceOverXtra camera ...
Karyn O'Bryant, Gillian Martin, Dawn Harvey, Sherry Shoblom
John Florian, Karen Gerstman, Dave Courvoisier
Pamela Tansey, Bettye Zoller
Dan Lenard, Larissa Gallagher, George Whittam
Dustin Erbaugh, Herb Merriweather, Kirissa Shipp Ebaugh, William Williams
FOLLOW GUEST BLOGGERS ...
Now enjoy more of VOICE 2012 with the experiences and perspectives of our guest bloggers (listed alphabetically) ...
Bobbin Beam, http://blog.bobbinbeam.com
Andy Boyns, http://andyboyns.com/blog
Dave Courvoisier, www.courvo.biz
Anne Ganguzza, http://blog.vopeeps.com
Randye Kaye, http://randyekayevo.wordpress.com
Such A Voice, www.SuchAVoice.com/blog
William Williams, http://alisocreek.net/vo-blog
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