Work with Tanya
Tanya offers a range of services, which you can see below. For coaching, she either works in person with you at her studio or via Zoom video. She must be able to see you in order to coach you effectively. However, she only looks at you with her ears whilst you are voicing! So no stage fright! Don’t just take our word for it, have a look at some testimonials from other students to get a genuine account of what it’s like to work with Tanya.
£25 / €25 / $35
Tanya only coaches new voices by audition (there is a different criteria for established VOs).
How it works
If you are serious about considering voice coaching, you will be sent two contrasting scripts which you will need to record and send back. You do not need any professional recording equipment to do this, you can do it on your phone!
Once the demos have been returned, Tanya will review them. She is listening to the way you naturally interpret the script as well as your diction, inflection and vocal quality. Tanya also uses the demo’s you send back as a basis to plan your first lesson.
After your audition
Once Tanya has listened to your demos, she will email you about how to proceed. Although not everyone is suited to all types of voice over, it can be worth exploring what type may suit you.
1 hour – £120 / €120 / $150
1.5 hour – £180 / €180 / $195
Whether you are an aspiring voice over, a podcast presenter, lecturer, solicitor or even a scientist! You may want to improve your voice. Tanya creates customised lessons to fit your needs that suit any and all professions.
Some things you can expect to cover in one-to-one sessions: confidence, script interpretation, visualisation techniques, training your ears, self editing, breathing techniques, characterisation, accents, pronunciation, the Rule of Three and Five, lists, mic technique, taking and acting on direction, professional studio etiquette, as well as top tips for kitting out your own home studio, if applicable. Tanya will also advise you about marketing yourself as a professional voice over artist.
Tanya is an 'empathic' teacher, giving her coaching an extra dimension.
She will hone into things about you that are possibly interfering with your delivery etc. Here’s an example…
A student was voicing an explainer video text, which began with the sentence ‘Say hello to Sally.’ This student who was normally very consistent, kept making this sound really miserable instead of welcoming. Tanya realised very quickly that the problem was with the name Sally. He didn’t like it! She asked him to change Sally to his favourite girl’s name, and when he did the read was perfect!’ He was then able to read the correct name , which of course the client would insist upon!
RichCraft coaching is not a 'one size fits all' style of teaching.
Everyone is different, therefore, everyone needs a different approach. This will bring out the best in students and make them into confident voices. Tanya has tried and trusted methods that will stay with you long after you have flown the Richcraft nest!
to tweak my showreel."
Group coaching is an alternative to 1-2-1 coaching that gives potential students a taste of what voice coaching with Tanya is like. You can try out different styles of VO such as Commercial, Corporate, IVR (on-hold), eLearning etc and work out which area you enjoy and want to focus on. There will also be sessions in breath control, how to interpret challenging copy, how to take and act upon direction and how to achieve that ever sought after ‘natural’ sounding tone.
1 Hour – £120 / €120 / $150
Whether you have been voicing professionally for a while and want to get more work, work in an area where you are not confident , need a confidence boost or you have just missed working with me! A refresher session may be just what you need to get you back on top of your game.
Tanya voiced her first paid voice over job in 1985 (she was a child..!) and has been working consistently and successfully ever since. She has learned to adapt her style to keep her at the top of her game. She works daily in many areas and styles of voice over despite the voice over industry becoming more saturated. She is one of a handful of professional voice coaches who is actually a working voice over.
Let Tanya Feel Your Reel
Prices from £30 / €30 / $40
Your showreel is a representation of what you can do as a voice over. You should also be able to replicate all the reads on that reel. It should showcase you at your best as well as show off your range. A showreel also tells clients that you can voice any job as well as the demos on your reel.
If you feel your reel isn’t getting you the work you want, Tanya offers a showreel feedback service. She will give detailed feedback on your showreel and make recommendations on how to improve it. If you would like to make any changes to your reel with Tanya this can be arranged. The price is subject to the amount of work/reels necessary.
15 mins – £30 / €35 / $40
30 mins – £60 / €65 / $75
Longer sessions are available on request
Do you ever dread a client or director dialling in to direct you while you voce a job? A lot of voice overs are used to self directing and completing jobs in their own time. Being adaptable and responsive to a director will not only give you a great reputation as a voice over that can deliver, but will also broaden the amount of jobs that you can do.
Improve your confidence working with directors and producers
If you want to improve on your listening skills, your versatility and your ability to follow direction and change where necessary when being directed Tanya can help! She offers a direction session. She will dial in using CleanFeed and direct you while you voice a script/s that you have not had much time to prepare . This type of coaching will improve your ability to interpret copy, breath control, adaptability, timing and vocal adaptiveness.