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Voices Unleashed: A Masterclass in Crafting Epic Characters with Andrea Toyias

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Voices Unleashed: A Masterclass in Crafting Epic Characters with Andrea Toyias

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey into the enchanting realm of character creation guided by none other than Andrea Toyias, the Senior Casting & Voice Director at Blizzard Entertainment, renowned for her masterful orchestration of unforgettable voices in gaming.


Meet Andrea Toyias:

With over 15 years in the video game industry, Andrea’s tenure at Blizzard Entertainment has seen her sculpt unforgettable characters in World of WarCraft, Diablo, StarCraft, Hearthstone, and Overwatch. Her expertise extends from dialogue editing and recording engineering to casting and directing a myriad of heroes, villains, and mythical beings.


Throughout this INTENSIVE workshop, expect to:

Character Essence Exploration: Delve into the foundational elements that define a character’s essence. Unravel the psychology of heroes, villains, and supporting characters within Blizzard’s captivating universe. Discover how subtle vocal nuances profoundly impact a character’s personality.

Emotional Range Mastery: Explore the vast emotional spectrum of Blizzard characters. Learn to channel a diverse range of emotions, from despair to triumph. Grasp the art of expressing nuanced emotions through voice acting, leaving a lasting impact on the player’s experience.

Battle Cry Dynamics: Unlock the secrets behind delivering convincing and powerful battle cries. Understand the physicality and energy required to portray characters engaged in epic battles. Learn techniques to maintain vocal health while delivering intense performances during crucial moments in the game.

Casting Insights from Blizzard’s Worlds: Gain exclusive insights into the casting process at Blizzard Entertainment. Andrea Toyias will share behind-the-scenes stories, discussing the qualities that make certain voices stand out during auditions. Learn to bring your unique voice to the forefront in a competitive industry.

Interactive Character Building Exercises: Engage in hands-on exercises designed to push creative boundaries. Craft your characters, applying the techniques learned during the workshop. Receive constructive feedback from Andrea Toyias and peers, fostering a supportive environment for growth.

Date: April 20th to 21st 2024

Time: 10am to 5pm UK GMT

Venue: Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 | Hounslow | Middlesex | TW6 3AF

BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM HERE: https://eventsathilton.com/show/655dfd1738f28aa235be4f91

Price: £785 (Non-Members) | £550 (Members)

*Members login for your special discount.

*Split payment options available. Please email workshops@thevoiceovernetwork.org

BONUS: By purchasing a ticket to this amazing INTENSIVE Weekend Workshop you will unlock your FREE PASS to the full day GET YOUR GAME ON London 2024 conference on Friday April 19th 2024.



Enriched with the wisdom distilled from Andrea Toyias’s immersive masterclass, you’ll depart with a new skillset to craft characters that captivate audiences.

With Andrea’s guidance, you’ll not only refine your craft but also elevate your career trajectory. Her insights, cultivated over years of sculpting Blizzard’s iconic characters, will serve as a beacon, guiding your path to becoming a revered voice artist in the gaming industry.

Step into this exclusive masterclass led by Andrea Toyias, a visionary in character creation. 

Limited spots available! 

Secure your place now to unveil the secrets of character crafting with Andrea Toyias, and embark on a transformative odyssey into the heart of gaming narratives.



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Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 | Hilton Hotel

Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW6 3AF

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Price: £785 (Non-Members) | £550 (Members)

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