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Voice Acting

virtual workshop with Omari Newton
Theatre Workshops Storytelling


Ages 8-18+

Learn how to bring characters to life using only your voice! When you watch an animated movie or series, it’s easy to forget that there are people behind the voices of your favourite characters. That’s all thanks to incredible voice actors like Omari Newton!

Omari is an award-winning professional actor, writer, director, and a senior instructor at The Vancouver Film School. His voice credits include Marvel’s Black Panther, Corvus in Netflix’s Dragon Prince, Nate on Corner Gas Animated and Jefferson on Max Steel. In this workshop, Omari will guide students in finding their inner cartoon!

Omari is bilingual but the workshop will be offered in English only. 

Grade level: Grade 3-12

Workshop capacity: One class (up to 30 students)

Duration: 60 minutes

Format: Virtual workshop

Curriculum connections: The Arts (Drama); Language/English (Oral Communication, Reading)

Learn more about the artists

Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.