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Why Every Voice Actor Needs a Coach: The Case for Working with Carrie Olsen

Who Is Carrie Olsen?

Carrie Olsen lives and breathes voiceover. She is represented by one of the top voiceover agencies in the country and records audio from her home studio for brands like Home Chef, Grammarly, Gatorade, Disney, TNT, Netflix, Schwab, and many more.

As a former e-learning developer, she brings her passion for the voiceover industry to her students through engaging, carefully crafted online courses.

When she first started in VO, she described her approach to marketing herself as "ferocious." In her business coaching and courses, she teaches her students that same ferocious approach to moving the needle in their businesses.

When she's not in her recording booth, you can find Carrie "front porching" with her husband, Derek, and their two daughters, Amelie and Ruby.



Voiceover work is a highly specialized field that requires a unique set of skills. While some voice actors may have natural talent, all need guidance to reach their full potential. This is where a voiceover coach like Carrie Olsen can be invaluable.

Carrie Olsen is a highly respected voiceover coach with years of experience in the industry. She has trained numerous voice actors who have gone on to successful careers in voiceover. But what sets Carrie apart? What makes her coaching so effective?

Expertise Across Genres

One of the key advantages of working with Carrie is her extensive knowledge and experience across multiple voiceover genres. Whether you're interested in commercials, narration, or eLearning, Carrie can provide guidance tailored to your specific goals. She understands the nuances of each genre and can help you develop the skills and techniques needed to excel.

Holistic Approach to Coaching

Carrie takes a comprehensive approach to voiceover coaching. She doesn't just focus on technique – she also helps her students understand the broader industry and how to navigate it successfully. She covers everything from audition strategies and marketing to building a strong brand and maintaining a steady stream of work. By taking a holistic view of the voiceover business, Carrie equips her students with the tools they need to thrive, not just survive.

Commitment to Personalized Learning

While Carrie has a wealth of knowledge to share, she understands that every voice actor is unique. She doesn't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, she works closely with each student to develop a personalized coaching plan that addresses their specific strengths and areas for improvement. This tailored approach ensures that each student gets the most out of their training.

Testimonials and Success Stories

The proof is in the pudding, as they say. Carrie's success as a coach is evident in the numerous positive testimonials and success stories from her former students. These stories demonstrate the transformative power of her coaching and the lasting impact she has on her students' careers.

How to Get Started

If you're a voice actor looking to take your career to the next level, consider reaching out to Carrie for a coaching consultation. You can listen to a short interview with Carrie to get a feel for her coaching style and philosophy. If you resonate with her approach, click the "Contact" link to get in touch and start your journey towards voiceover success.

The Bottom Line

In a field as competitive as voiceover, having a skilled coach by your side can make all the difference. Carrie Olsen's expertise, dedication to personalized learning, and commitment to her students' success make her an ideal choice for any voice actor looking to elevate their career. With Carrie as your guide, you can navigate the voiceover landscape with confidence and achieve your professional dreams.


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Tom Dheere

He's the VO Strategist, a voice over business & marketing coach and demo producer since 2011. Tom Dheere is also a voice actor with over 25 years of experience who has narrated just about every type of voiceover you can think of. When not voicing or talking about voicing, Tom produces the sci-fi comic book Agent 1.22.


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