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Jean Zarzour is a 25 year veteran performer and instructor of: Voice Overs, Film, TV & Stage Acting, Dance, Movement & Improv at: Playhouse Sq. Center, The Beck Center, Brecksville's Theater On The Sq., Wake Up & Live/Actors Studio, and for 2 years in London, England & Milan, Italy.

She has appeared in a feature films with Seth Rogen, Joe Pesci, Mercedes Ruehl, Clint Howard, James Coburn, Rob Lowe and on America's Funniest People and Candid Camera. Off-Broadway credits include Nuts, Scapino, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and two years in Menopause: The Musical, nationally. You've heard her as a morning drive-time sidekick on WLTF, WZAK & WMMS in addition to voicing hundreds of commercials and industrials, internationally. Most recently heard on ads for: Lakewood Hospital · Ruggles · Smith Dairy Member of AFTRA-SAG-AEA-VASTA. Owner of LIPSCHTICK and founder of The GOT PAY? Organization www.lipschtick.com for a full resume and Click To Hear My Commercial demo. Represented by The Docherty Agency.
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George A. Sipl Productions is an Emmy Award winning studio, specializing in sound design, musical composition and recording for radio & television ads, music videos, educational programs, live shows and industrial productions, since 1974. George spent 3 years as Keyboardist, musical arranger and vocalist with The Eric Carmen Band, receiving a Gold Single & Album for hits "All By Myself", “Never Gonna Fall In Love Again”, “That’s Rock and Roll”. Writer/composer for Cable TV's “Room by Room” and theme songs: “At Spitzer, Our World Revolves Around You”, “For the Best Car Insurance Rates in Town Call 1-800-General Now” and Ohio Lottery Daily Pick. Co-writer for “I-X Indoor Amusement Park”. Engineer and composer for Fitness Quest infomercials: AbLounge, BioForce, Pilates Power Gym, and hundreds more. Other clients include: Cedar Point Amusement Park, The Cleveland Cavaliers, The Cleveland Indians, The Orlando Magic, The Baltimore Orioles.

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Voice Over Coach @ Find Your Voice - VO Institute Lakewood, OH
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"To say that I enjoyed myself in your class would be an understatement and not give justice to your enormous talents in waking up my inner creative soul. " Bob Green Lakewood Class, May, 2008
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“Jean’s expert guidance and brilliant sense of humor more than prepared me for our “final exam” – recording our “commercial spot” during a professional recording session.” Frank E. Baker- Pittsburgh Class @ Donna Belajac Casting
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"Throughout the eight weeks, I learned a myriad of techniques that would strongly help someone to break into this medium. Jean's high energy and expert knowledge made class a great joy to attend. I could hardly wait till next week's lesson!" Rocco Marrongelli - Pittsburgh Class @ Donna Belajac Casting
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"Class with Jean is a laugh! The atmosphere is such that when you are pushed to step out of your "comfort zone", you are comfortable doing it. The recording session at Market Street Sound was a great crowning moment to the class. - Mary Ann Graziano - Pittsburgh Class @ Donna Belajac Casting
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"Some key words about Jean: Professional. Prepared. Capable. Shrewd. Supportive. Open. Creative. Hard-working. Committed. Funny. A leader. Caring. Knowledgeable!" - James McCormack, Cleveland Class
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"Jean has a great gift for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each student, addressing the concerns, questions and specific goals of each individual. Her friendly and relaxed approach coupled with her passion for what she does makes for a juicy environment for creative challenge and growth. Highly recommended for people at any stage of their voiceover career. - Anne McEvoy
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"I have been wanting a better audio demo for years. Jean Zarzour's expert advice and coaching have been invaluable in helping me to create one. Thanks, Jean." - Pete Ferry
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Jean Zarzour is located in Lakewood, OH and has the following skills: Voice Over Coach @ Find Your Voice - VO Institute
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Voice Over Coach @ Find Your Voice - VO Institute

Category: Acting / Drama
Description
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Call 216-521-3831 to register
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Learn all of the technique and gain real world experience toward becoming a working Voice Over Artist with Jean Zarzour & George Sipl Studios.

What?
Approximately 8 students will meet each Monday from 6-9 pm for 8 weeks
All recording equipment and copy will be provided. All you need to bring is a bottle of water to cool your chords!

Your final class will take place at George Sipl Studios where you'll get the experience of working on commercial copy in a full service recording studio and walk away with a CD of your voice on a fully produced radio spot.

You’ll learn Proper Studio Etiquette, Industry Terminology and Microphone Technique with the option to explore a variety of "reads" like: Announcer - Character Voices - Dialects - Industrial Narration - Real Person - 2 Person Dialogue - Hard & Soft Sell - Cold Readings
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Call 216-521-3831 to register
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Cost?
$375
$350 for AFTRA members & returning students

When?
8 Monday nights from 6-9pm
Sept 22-November 10, 2008

Where?
2300 McKinley Ave. Lakewood, Ohio 44107
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Call 216-521-3831 to register
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Years Experience: 25