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EP 232 Tasia Valenza: Animation & Video Games Voice Actor - Star Wars: The Clone Wars/Metal Gear Solid

February 12, 2017

Chuck and Stacey’s conversation continues with Emmy nominated actress Tasia Valenza, known for her characters Sniper Wolf, Poison Ivy, Kaliyo, Shaak Ti, Dottie, Black Dahlia from projects like Metal Gear Solid, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Batman Arkham, All My Children and podcast, Hollywood & Crime. Tasia loves to give back and discusses her passion project that literally helps give people a voice, created by Rupal Patel called VocaliD. You can learn more about it and how you can get involved at VocaliD.com

She believes it’s a great time to get into voice over because there are so many resources, different voice over genres to work in, great events and helpful voice over groups like the Voiceover Collective on Facebook. She stresses the importance of when the time is right to work with a great demo producer and gives props to Chuck for his wisdom and expertise in that area. Tasia offers some great advice about treating people well, being professional and giving clients more than what they ask for. Her motto which is, “I love what I do, I do what I love.

She shares how you can get her free meditation videos to help relax called Take Time with Tasia available on her website, TasiaValenza.com

She talks about some of the strong female characters she plays and her other passion project, Giving Great Voice, that empowers people through play and creativity to explore their vocal instrument and be the voice actor in their own lives. You can find out more by reaching out to Tasia on Twitter or through her website.

She explains what still excites her about working in the voice over business and appreciates the contribution VO Buzz Weekly makes to the global voice over community. Tasia shares when she is the happiest in life and the new podcast project she is in called, Hollywood & Crime with producer/narrator Tracy Patton found on Wondery.com

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