Express Yourself Through Voice-over

About On The Mic Training – The Voice Over School

What is On The Mic Training?

On The Mic Training is the only voice-over specific school in North America to offer a government accredited 6 month diploma diploma program in voice-over. The Comprehensive Voice-over Training Diploma Program is offered in-studio in Vancouver and online with intake dates in September and March each year.

In addition to the Diploma Program, Part-Time Courses are offered in the six main areas of voice-over; Animation, Commercials, Narration, Audiobook Narration, Video games, and Dubbing and A.D.R. Courses to enhance and learn skills in acting, improv, accents as well as Business of Voice-over courses in marketing, branding, S.E.O, home studio mastery, and sound design are also available..

We also offer kids and teens courses and camps that cover a wide range of voice-over genres and also cover a wide range of ability from total beginner to young professional.

All On The Mic part time courses are for ALL levels and ALL ages offered in studio and online. Click here to find out where to start.

Mission

Our mission is to provide you with high quality, practical voice-over training with measurable results. We prepare you to meet the actual expectations of the global industry by helping you discover your authentic self on the mic and by giving you the tools to express yourself both emotionally and vocally.

We prepare our students by providing a complete solution to become a competitive professional in the voice-over industry. Upon graduation our students should be able to consider themselves Global Voice-over Professionals capable of competing in any area of voice-over with a comprehensive understanding of marketing and business.

History

  • Founded in 2007 by Michael Daingerfield, On The Mic Training initially offered short voice-over skill workshops. 
  • In 2016 the school expanded by building a one-of-a-kind studio, streamlined for teaching voice-over in the most productive way possible. 
  • 2019 saw the evolution of becoming the first school to offer a fully accredited voice-over training diploma program in the English speaking world. 
  • In 2021 On The Mic Training officially became national, developing a presence in Toronto by partnering with “The Queen of Voice” Kim Hurdon, from KH Casting to offer part-time courses and an online Diploma Program taught by Toronto based instructors.

Instructors

On The Mic Training has one of the most experienced and professionally qualified faculties of any voice-over or acting school in the world. All of our instructors have at least 15 years professional experience with multiple years of teaching and coaching experience. Our talented team works concurrently in the industry while providing professional instruction—bringing up-to-date, relevant industry experience into the studio and classroom.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

With students from many cultures, backgrounds and skill levels, we provide courses for all ages and levels. Regardless of where you are on your voice-over journey, we have relevant training to suit your needs from beginner to working professional.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive student body and faculty. Everyone who comes into our space has their unique story to tell, and we want you to be able to express your most authentic self without judgment, so you can find your place in the world of voice-over. No two voice actors are the same and that’s what makes this industry so amazing—we all have special qualities we can bring to this industry and thrive. All are welcome.

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Why On The Mic Training?

We have one of the most experienced faculties in the world.

Optimal instructor to student ratios in the business with 8 students to 1 instructor maximum for part-time classes and 10 students to 1 for full-time classes.

We offer both a multi-level Part-Time Program and a comprehensive government certified Diploma Program.

Since 2007 thousands of students have trained with us. From Diploma Program grads to part-time students consistently training to retain a competitive edge in the industry.

We are a respected and recognized institution in the voice-over training world recognized by most Vancouver agents and voice-over agencies across North America.

We’ll give you a realistic view of the voice-over industry and arm you with the knowledge and skills to succeed.

We provide global expertise in voice-over and many of our students work for clients all over the world.

We utilize professional grade studios for classes that match the industry standard.

Our in-studio and hybrid classes are fully engineered so students get recordings of all their takes for practice purposes.

Our students often become good friends and provide additional support to each other as they progress through their careers.

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