Becoming A VO Solopreneur - Part 2

An Extended Deep Dive into Becoming A VO Solopreneur - Part 2
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Lau Lapides

Course Overview

Becoming A VO Solopreneur - Part 2

The pre-requisite of this course is Solopreneur 1.

Welcome back! Get ready to launch, build, and level up your VO biz from the ground up! As the sequel to Solopreneur 1, we will map out your current business model, and offer a core framework for navigating daily multi-tasking actions to dealing with psychological stress, and developing a daily grind that has both a health and wellness balance, and a structure that makes sense for your lifestyle and time commitment.

Key areas we will look at: time management, financial investment, agencies, casting, and management decisions, contracts, unions. Basically anything and everything that makes your business run. This is a student-driven and directed course, so be prepared to bring questions, discoveries, anecdotes, to share with the group. No topic is off the table. Professional resources, and possible pop-in guests. This is for serious-minded VO professionals at all levels. We will meet you exactly where you're at, and help you move up in the industry. 

Course Outcomes

  • Expansion of your knowledge base:

    A more well-rounded knowledge and networking base

  • Potential income growth:
    We will give you tools you can use to implement into potentially growing your income with this career path
  • Visual branding:

    Discovering and deepening your vocal and visual brand

Hosted By Lau Lapides

  • Lau Lapides

    Doer Of Many Things
    • Lau Lapides is President & Founder of lau lapides company based in Boston with satellite studios in New York City and Miami. She is also head Voice Over Talent Agent with Model Club, Inc (Boston) & pioneer of the new Voice Over division at the agency (MCVO).

    • She holds Professional Memberships in SAG-AFTRA/AEA (Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Television & Radio Artists),/AWRT (American Women in Radio & Television), AWM (Alliance for Women in Media), NAPW (National Association of Professional Women), BWME (Boston Women in Media Entertainment), NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), MBA (Massachusetts Broadcasters Association), Stagesource, NETC (New England Theater Conference.)

    • Holds an M.F.A. in Acting, University of California, Irvine.

    • Lau Lapides was selected for The Ad Club's Women's Leadership Forum *100 Women We Admire* Recognition 2013*, Honors and awards include "Best Director" 4 years running at Playwrights Platform Festival, the prestigious "Women Who Make a Difference Award" in 2003 and again in 2004 honoring women leaders of the Babson College.

    • She has also been selected as a judge for the prestigious National Gracie Broadcasting Awards, held in Washington D.C. and her studio work nominated in 2 categories. Her company has been featured in numerous print and online magazines including Imagine, Talent, and Backstage Magazine.

Course Schedule

2-4 hours per week
  • Wednesdays

    7:30PM-9PM ET

    Our live sessions happen every Wednesday
  • Homework


    Your homework will be setting real-life actionable goals, and striving to achieve them

Course Benefits

  • Live interactive classes

    You will get personalized feedback and sessions will be just like a classroom setting, with student-driven content. 
  • Industry insider tips

    Powerful info from Lau and other pop-in industry guests. 

  • Replay options

    If you miss a session, it will be recorded and available briefly for later viewing. 

Frequency Asked Questions

What happens if I miss a class?
We will record the live session for you to review.
What is your refund policy?
No refunds. Please be sure you want to take the course before you purchase it.
Do I have to turn on my video during sessions?
If you are uncomfortable showing your face on video, you don’t have to. It is helpful for instructors to watch your gestures and your movements in order to properly assess you as a student, but it’s not required.


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