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James Hagan, Hollywood Voice Coach to teach the new Intro to Voice Overs Course at Perth Film School.

Calling all Actors and voice talents!

Due to the overwhelming response received in our very first Voice-Over Workshop, Perth Film School now welcomes James Hagan, who is an experienced Voice Over talent, Coach and Actor well-known for turning talented amateurs into professionals, to teach the new Introduction to Voice-Over Course here in April 2016.

Why voice?
“I’ve often heard this said by young people who want to act – again and again. Kids whose ambition is largely directed towards the theatre know exactly why they need to learn about the voice: they need to be heard at the back of a theatre without any amplification – and that theatre may hold 2000 people. However, so many aspiring actors today are solely concentrating on television and films, where projecting the voice is simply not an issue. After all, you are going to have a microphone attached to our body while you act. So why voice? Why should I learn about it

The film actor needs his or her voice as much as the stage actor. They need to be understood. Poor diction is still poor when it is miked: they need to be able to shout, to groan, to whisper, and to be understood in a fight scene, a love scene, a childbirth scene – and a death scene. They won’t always be playing themselves or using their own accents.

This course will give you the rare opportunity to work with highly regarded industry professionals.

Contact or call 1-300-588-798 to reserve your spot now.

It’s a great skill to add to your Actor’s Resume and your commercial work repertoire.

The class will run on Tuesdays from 6.15pm until 8.15pm beginning the 12th of April 2016.

Spots are limited.

Call 1 300 588 798 or e-mail to reserve your spot now.


Here’s more on James Hagan:

James is in great demand as a voice and drama teacher to actors, announcers and business people. He has been a speech and drama coach for NIDA Outreach, Department of Education Performing Arts Sydney, John Curtin Performing Arts and various Screen Acting Workshops in both Sydney and Perth.

Teaching experience

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) Open Program
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) journalism students
New South Wales Youth Theatre
Newtown School of Performing Arts
John Curtin School of Performing Arts

Work experience

Many radio TV and film voiceovers including Every Cigarette Is Doing You Damage for theQuit campagain, and the Metamucil ads.
Voiced documentaries for SBS Television
Many book readings for ABC Radio


Winner of the New York Radio Festival first prize for voicing an advertisement for the Liberal Party campaign

Past Students include:

Costa Ronin (The Americans)
Adelaide Kane (Reign)
Amanda Woodhams (The Dressmaker)
Freya Tingley (Jersey Boys)