top of page

Live Callbacks

with Anne Ganguzza & Lau Lapides

Bosses, it’s callback time! After a set of fiercely talented auditions last week, Anne & Lau narrowed it down to the 5 talents they felt had something special. Manny, Aria, Josh, Nicole, and Kelly are back and ready to read. After being thrown custom directions from your hosts, these voice actors rose to the occasion, making the final decision a difficult one. Although there can only be one winner, every experience in front of an agent, producer, and casting director is valuable. You never know what kind of impression you’ll leave on them, so give it your all. The final decision came down to matching Anne & Lau’s preferences with the client’s needs, but you’ll have to tune in to find out who that is…

Anne & Lau welcome back the top 5 voices from last week’s auditions to perform again + ultimately crown a winner.

"You are always auditioning." - Lau

About Lau

Lau Lapides is Founder & President of Lau Lapides Company, a boutique coaching, training & production company for voice talent and actors. It has its headquarters in Boston with satellites in NYC, Miami and LA. Programs include hybrid online & in-person workshops, seminars, one-to-one personalized coaching, + showcases in NYC/LA and online. Lau’s media and broadcasting career coaches all work in television, film, radio and theatre. Their voices can be heard around the world.

Top 10 Takeaways

Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:

  1. In a callback, you are acting as the voice of a brand, product, or service.

  2. Casting directors will try their best to wait for you…but no promises. Time is money!

  3. Communicate if you’re having tech issues or running late. #VOBOSS

  4. You are auditioning every time you’re in front of an agent, producer, casting director, or coaches.

  5. Casting directors have the job of matching their top choices with the clients’ need.

  6. The specs & demographics have a lot to do with the final decision. #VOBOSS

  7. Casting someone has to do with so much more than just your voice.

  8. The more educated you are about the brand you’re reading for, the better. #VOBOSS

  9. Focus on your strong genres & niches so you don’t waste your time on jobs that are not for you.

  10. Be the best actor you can be because often not booking the job has nothing to do with you. #VOBOSS

"Casting decisions are often made by small but impactful choices & lasting impressions." - Anne

Referenced in this Episode

Direct links to things we brought up ++

Recorded on ipDTL - get it here >>
Get involved with 100voiceswhocare >>
Work with Lau >>


Love the episode? Let our listeners hear from you!


Keep Listening...

Catch Live Auditions with Anne Ganguzza & Lau Lapides

Please rate & review us on Apple, Spotify, Google, and Amazon



More from Anne

She's a powerhouse voice talent, producer, and host. Book time with Anne to get your voiceover career in gear or focus on a specific genre. Catch her each week on VO BOSS or register for an event on >>

The Ever-Changing Digital World of Voice Over

These days, there is no shortage of new technology making huge waves in many industries. From digital music and cryptocurrency to AI and synthetic voice, innovative technologies are disrupting traditional business models...


New episodes every Tuesday...

Sponsored by