About Elaine Clark

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voice actor careers launched
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commercials, narrations and toy character performances
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video game performances

Elaine Clark… Actor, Director, Coach, and more…

Elaine Clark is proud to have trained and launched the careers of over 5000 voice actors. From her trademark Making It. M.I.N.E.™ method to quickly incorporate subtext – to specific use of the body and gestures to achieve the desired results – Elaine Clark has also coached dozens of news, sports and game reporters; refined presentations of hundreds of mid- and C-Level executives; presented numerous corporate 1:1, half day, and full day communication training events; directed trade show and in-house theatrical-style experiences; refined corporate collateral materials; and cast, directed, and/or recorded numerous commercials, corporate narrations, e-learning, video games, toys, text-to-speech, AI, and audiobooks.

Elaine has spent over 40 years in the communication industry as a coach, director, audio engineer, producer, casting director actor, author, app creator, podcaster, curriculum developer, and business owner. From 1986, when Elaine Clark founded Voice One in San Francisco to after she sold the voice-over and acting school in 2019, Elaine Clark has continued her quest for better speech communication.

The 4th edition of her best-selling book, There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, includes in-depth performance techniques, over 200 original practice scripts, and interviews with industry professions. Used by individuals and as a textbook in numerous colleges and universities around the world, There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, is widely considered the “Voice Over Bible.”

Elaine Clark provides additional business and communication insights in her groundbreaking book Voice-Overs for Podcasting. Her two Elaine Clark apps are designed to improve diction, breath support, resonance, melody, performance precision, and speech. Activate Your Voice is a powerful and effective 5-minute voice warm up. Adding Melody To Your Voice includes a 16-minute training video, word emphasis chart, and an interactive listen, record, and playback practice area.

In addition to Elaine Clark’s long career as a voice-over and communication coach, she has voiced countless commercials, narrations, and toys; directed and/or performed in close to 100 video games and a couple anime series [JoJo’s Bizaare Adventure and Saikano]; looped several movies including Super8, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Master, and Titan A.E.; and recorded a dozen or so audiobooks featuring her voice, book authors, and celebrities. You can see her in films from time to time, including her performance as the futuristic game show host in the indie movie hit, Sorry To Bother You.