Apr 21, 2013 « Back to Episodes

Laraine Newman PT1 EP67

Chuck and Stacey let everyone know they are the special guests at Anne Ganguzza’s VO Peeps Meetup on April 27, 2013 in Orange County California. Thanks to technology, viewers from around the world will be able to watch via live stream. Go to VO Peeps for all the details. Guest Laraine Newman, original member of the cast of Saturday Night Live, founding member of The Groundlings, accomplished voice actor and writer takes us through how she transitioned from on camera work to voice acting.

She shares her first experience working with animation greats like Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche and fellow Groundling member, Tress McNeille.

She credits studying with Charlie Adler, Chris Zimmerman and listening to radio plays with helping her build her voice acting chops and how her sketch comedy background has helped her voice over career. Laraine explains why still takes classes and how she approaches bringing new characters to life.

We find out where she goes and what she does to keep up with the trends in comedy like serving on the Board of The San Francisco Sketch Fest. Part 1 closes with Laraine talking about and performing some of her favorite characters like Sherry The Valley Girl, Miss Information, and more.

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