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EP 234 Steve Valentine: World Class Magician/Actor/Voice-Over Actor - Dragon Age and Uncharted

February 26, 2017

Chuck and Stacey’s conversation continues with award-winning, world class magician, actor, writer and producer, Steve Valentine known for shows like Crossing Jordan, I’m in the Band, Turbo Fast, Mr. Peabody and Sherman and the movie, The Walk as well as video games Dragon Age and Uncharted. He’s thrilling audiences in Los Angeles with his incredible one-man show, Life and Other Deceptions. Get tickets and the latest news at www.SteveValentineLive.com

Steve talks about the kinds of characters he is drawn to playing, trying to never limit himself and overthink it. He shares what recording the Dragon Age video game taught him, explains how he got the role of Alistair and why he loves the character. Hear the story of how both Chuck and Steve were responsible for bringing the character of Derek Jupiter to life in I’M IN THE BAND on Disney XD. Steve shares what he thought the first time he heard the singing voice for Derek, sung by Chuck Duran, with songs written by David and Stacy Wilde. Check out I’M IN THE BAND band performances like Band Van, Face Down In A Plate of Nachos and Weasel Rock You on YouTube.

Chuck explains the importance of using the right microphone for recording and Chuck and Stacey go on to express appreciation for their mic sponsor, Neumann Sennheiser. Steve tells the sweet story of how he orchestrated proposing to his wife on the set of I’M IN THE BAND and shares some ups and downs of writing for television projects and executive producing as well as one of his most recent series he wrote that is slated for TNT. Watch some more incredible close-up magic by Steve, hear some vocal health tips from Chuck and some final parting words of wisdom and encouragement from Steve.

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