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Exercise 1

Personalize and Customize Public Scripts

Once upon a time, in a supernatural kingdom surrounded by a vast valley, there lived a young squire who dreamed of becoming a knight. Every day, the squire carried out his daily duties, patiently awaiting the day he could prove his worth and pass into knighthood.

Exercise 2

Write out a Round Character History for Maddie

[ MADDIE ] 22 to 28 years old, African American, Black female, slim female Maddie is a strong, purpose driven young woman, with thriving businesses including a martial arts class.

[ KAYLA ] 35 to 39 years old, Black female. Slim, tall, very attractive Kayla is a point of her life where she is trying to reinvent herself and trying to start a business

[ ANDREA ] 28 to 38 years old, white, Pacific Islander female. Supporting friend of one of our leads, Kayla. Sweet and supportive friend

[ JASON ] 35 to 42 years old, African, Black male. Jason is Maddie’s Fiancé, committed to the relationship

[ JOHN ] 45-50 years old, African, male. He is the father of Maddie and a successful business owner and consultant. He is divorced. His wife left him and his daughter 10 years ago and he has never tried to love again until he meets Kayla.


Storyline: In this inspirational movie, Karen Abercrombie portrays Meredith, the mother of a 40 year old Kayla struggling to start a business and trying to gain the courage to love. Purple Roses is a Romantic movie of tenacity and success.

Julie Maddalena and Bob Bergen - Voice Coaching

Julie Maddalena

Audition Coaching and Demo Reel Coaching

Julia Lynn Maddalena, better known as Julie Maddalena, is an American voice actress who has worked on dubs of Japanese anime, cartoons, and video games. Some of her major voice roles are Silvia Maruyama from Ground Defense Force! 


Bob Bergen

Private Virtual Zoom Coaching

Bob has voiced Porky, Tweety, Marvin the Martian, Henry Hawk, Sylvester Jr., and Speedy Gonzales in a variety of feature films, albums, toys, games, and television series.

Animated features include Tangled, TinkerBell, Spirited Away, A Bug’s Life, Iron Giant, Cars, The Emperor’s New Groove, Up, Wall-E, to name a few. He voices Luke Skywalker for LucasArts interactive games, as well as all 3 Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials. He’s supplied special vocal effects for dozens of films, including Gremlins, Army of Darkness, Dunsten Checks In, Fright Night 2, Honey, I Blew up the Kid, Santa Clause 2 & 3.

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