Such A Voice

Such A Voice

Our mission at Such A Voice is to provide you with the framework necessary to thrive as a successful and profitable voice-over professional.

As one of the first voice-over training & demo production companies in the business, and with 30+ years of experience, we at Such A Voice are extremely proud of our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and the many positive reviews that you’ll find about us on Facebookour website, and throughout the web. We feel that we’re rated so highly because of our deep focus on you, our customer, and our devotion to constant and never-ending improvement.

In order to fulfill on our mission, we have created what we feel is the most comprehensive voice-over training & demo production program in the industry. Over the past few years specifically, our program has evolved and improved by leaps and bounds.

Learn more about Such A Voice and their instructors at: www.suchavoice.com

Deborah Skinner

Deborah earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Irvine and her Master’s Degree from Mills College in Oakland.  She is owner of the Academy of Performing Arts in Tracy, recently incorporated to APA of Tracy, Inc.  She is founder and Artistic Director of the Children’s Dance Theatre of Tracy, and is also the founder and co-director of the Heartwork’s Early Education Preschool, an inclusion preschool that partners with Tracy Unified’s Side-by-Side Inclusion Preschool and San Joaquin County Office of Education.  Deborah is a member and past president of Dance Masters of America and is the author of DMA’s preschool and children’s dance education syllabus and teaching manual.  She has been recognized by the Tracy Chamber of Commerce as entrepreneur of the year along with being recognized by the US Congress and House of Representatives as a woman who has made a difference.

Deborah has taught nearly 45 years and is an advocate of all fine, performing, and visual arts and the power of said art to change, motivate, and better lives.  She feels most blessed to have a wonderful, supportive husband and family.  And has been so fortunate to have had her life’s work be a vocation as well as an avocation.

Sarah McNamara

Ms. Sarah began her career as an Associate Producer in 1991 at the Fox affiliate, KTVU Channel Two, and was responsible for writing and producing segments on the Mornings on Two News Show.  In 1996, she became a Communications Specialist for Corporate Safeway Inc. where she was responsible for educating over 180,000 employees about their health and welfare benefits.  In 1999, she joined the Alamo Learning Systems team where she was the Director of Training and responsible for managing, training and developing their training programs.

To spend more time with family, starting in 2008, Ms. McNamara stepped down as the Director of Training and now consults exclusively.  She still works regularly with Alamo Learning Systems as well with the City of Tracy teaching children’s art and communication classes for the Parks and Recreation Department and the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts. Ms. Sarah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech/Communications with a minor in Racism and Cross Cultural Analysis from San Francisco State University.   She also holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco.

Sheryl Madison

Operating an award winning family owned business for more than 30 years Sher Madison and Dennis Lancaster of Intermission Productions, Inc. are well known for producing and performing for hundreds of large crowds all over the United States with their very popular “Dangerous Dinos” live stage show…and much more.

They have created countless puppets and mascots for other professionals in the entertainment world. Their versions of the Audrey II puppets from “Little Shop of Horrors” are considered the best puppets in the business. These life-like puppets travel across the nation to schools and theatres as well as right here in Tracy, CA.

Intermission Productions’ Haunted House, which makes extensive use of their puppetry know-how, was voted the #1 Haunted House Attraction in all of California and #8 in the nation 2015 by californiahauntedhouses.com.

Sher and Dennis are sensitive caring teachers who welcome all skill levels in their classes, and encourage creativity, performance and confidence in their students. They have very successfully taught “Muppet Style Puppet Making” Workshop at the Grand Theatre for the past 2 years, as well as adding their Aesop’s Fables Acting Class in 2016. Sher and Dennis look forward to meeting and getting to know many more students in 2017!

Watch our past performances!
Aesop’s Fables Acting Camp – 2016 Show  – https://youtu.be/iOth3i81zH8
Muppet Style Puppet Making Camp – 2016 Show – https://youtu.be/AyZbcJ_1BSQ

Dennis Lancaster

Operating an award winning family owned business for more than 30 years Sher Madison and Dennis Lancaster of Intermission Productions, Inc. are well known for producing and performing for hundreds of large crowds all over the United States with their very popular “Dangerous Dinos” live stage show…and much more.

They have created countless puppets and mascots for other professionals in the entertainment world. Their versions of the Audrey II puppets from “Little Shop of Horrors” are considered the best puppets in the business. These life-like puppets travel across the nation to schools and theatres as well as right here in Tracy, CA.

Intermission Productions’ Haunted House, which makes extensive use of their puppetry know-how, was voted the #1 Haunted House Attraction in all of California and #8 in the nation 2015 by californiahauntedhouses.com.

Sher and Dennis are sensitive caring teachers who welcome all skill levels in their classes, and encourage creativity, performance and confidence in their students. They have very successfully taught “Muppet Style Puppet Making” Workshop at the Grand Theatre for the past 2 years, as well as adding their Aesop’s Fables Acting Class in 2016. Sher and Dennis look forward to meeting and getting to know many more students in 2017!

Watch our past performances!
Aesop’s Fables Acting Camp – 2016 Show  – https://youtu.be/iOth3i81zH8
Muppet Style Puppet Making Camp – 2016 Show – https://youtu.be/AyZbcJ_1BSQ