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Pilar's Journey Part 2

with Pilar Uribe

Ok, Bosses. We’re picking up right where we left ofr - in Miami! Anne and Pilar continue Pilar's story in Part 2 of the Boss Voces Premiere. At this point, Pilar's in Miami after the TV gigs, and begins her radio + voice dubbing career...where she learns so much through acting classes, peer support, patience, and planning...

In this episode, Anne & Pilar continue Pilar’s Journey from starting over in Miami to finding her way into the booth!

"Auditioning is the job. Acting is what you get to do once in a while." - Pilar

About Pilar

Pilar Uribe is a bilingual voice actor, telenovela star, and radio personality. Born and raised in New York City, she broke into show business with roles in Yo Soy Betty La Fea (Ugly Betty), Pobre Pablo, and El Cartel, filmed in Colombia and Miami. She recorded and produced for WLRN Miami-South Florida and now lives in Los Angeles, where she records voice over for television, radio, and films.

Top 10 Takeaways

Quick-share concepts from today’s episode:

  1. Never stop training. Even when working on TV every night, Pilar was still taking acting classes.

  2. Auditioning is the job, acting is the hobby. Pilar had to sharpen her audition chops once she got to Miami.

  3. Learn from your peers. Theater colleagues told Pillar about their studio work, which led her to doing Spanish-to-English dubbing.

  4. It’s all about emotion. Whether it be Spanish or English acting, Pilar learned that you must build from core emotions to be successful.

  5. Be open to adjacent work. Pilar moved from screen acting to dubbing + audiobook work.

  6. VO doesn’t have to be full-time at first. Pilar worked as administrative assistant + at a radio station while building her VO portfolio.

  7. Be patient with yourself. Dream’s don’t happen overnight!

  8. Be ready for things to stray from your plan. Pilar tried to map out the steps in her career, but life had other plans!

  9. Don’t fear the No’s. Every rejection has made Pilar stronger + smarter.

  10. Trust in timing. Pilar learned that everything works out as it should, and sometimes job opportunities are out of your control. Let it go, work hard, and move through it all with grace.

"Be patient with yourself. Nothing great happens overnight." - Anne

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