Excitement is in the air as the voice over industry gears up for a groundbreaking event like no other. The New England Voice Over (NEVO) Summit & International Hybrid Voice Over & Actor Showcase is set to make its grand debut on October 14th-15th, 2023, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham, Massachusetts. Under the banner of “NEVO-licious: Where Voices Roar and Dreams Soar,” this event is poised to leave a lasting mark on the world of voice acting.
NEVO transcends the conventional conventions, offering an intimate and life-changing experience for voice actors and actors. With a limited offering of just 100 tickets, NEVO promises a unique blend of group and one-on-one coaching that is poised to “ROCK, ROCK LOBSTAH.”
The guest lineup for NEVO reads like a who’s who of the industry. Attendees will have the chance to be inspired by a stellar cast of luminaries, including J. Michael Collins, celebrated voice actor and coach; Rolanda Watts, renowned actress and host; Dave Fennoy, a legendary voiceover artist; Ann Ganguzza, a casting director and founder of VO Peeps; Elley Ray, a versatile voice actor and singer famous for her work on My Little Pony; and Xavier Paul Cadeau, a renowned voice actor known for his contributions to Transformers.
While NEVO’s primary focus is to unlock the full potential of participants’ voices through practical training, character development, and exclusive casting and audition opportunities, there’s more to the story. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the showcase portion, which is a true game-changer.
Audition your socks off, preferably RED SOX style! Dive headfirst into NEVO’s signature showcase, a hybrid in-person and online international event that combines the charm of the in-person experience with the global reach of Zoom. Here, participants receive real-time, on-the-spot industry feedback, all while enjoying the most exposure and exhilarating audition experience the East Coast has to offer.
This showcase will feature wicked awesome agents, kick-ass casting directors, phenomenal producers, and more. It’s a chance for aspiring voice actors to shine bright, get noticed, and make meaningful industry connections. The showcase promises to be a launching pad for dreams, offering unparalleled exposure and opportunities in the world of voice acting.
Lau Lapides, event producer and renowned VO agent, remarked, “It’s gonna be Wicked awesome.” Her extensive experience and commitment to the industry shine through in the NEVO Summit, where aspiring voice actors are set to receive the best training, audition experiences, and networking opportunities available.
Lau has been a professional Actor, Voice talent, director and producer for over 40 years. As a resident and active member of the thriving New England entertainment industry, she is a proud member of many prestigious boards and organizations on both the local and national level. She was selected as The Ad Club’s Women’s Leadership Forum Boston *100 Women We Admire* Award, twice a recipient of the prestigious “Women Who Make a Difference Award” honoring entrepreneurial women leaders of the Babson College community. She served as a judge for the National Gracie Broadcasting Awards in Washington D.C. 3 years running and her studio’s radio/voice over client biographies were recognized and nominated for a Gracie Award. She is a co-host on the top rated voiceover podcast “VO Boss”, and a current contributor to the updated June 2023 edition of James Alburger’s book “The Art of Voice Acting”.
For those unable to attend in person, NEVO offers online attendance options, making it accessible to voice actors from all corners of the globe. Furthermore, Lapides runs a membership program for actors and voice actors at all levels of their career, called the Talent Inner Circle.
With its stellar lineup of guests, top-notch training, exhilarating auditions, and unique showcase opportunities, NEVO-licious promises to be a game-changer for anyone seeking success in the world of voice over. For detailed event information, including the schedule, workshop descriptions, and ticket availability, interested individuals can visit the official event website at newenglandvoiceover.com.
Embrace this special opportunity to be a part of an unforgettable voice acting revolution, where voices roar, dreams soar, and stars shine bright!