Elements  of  a Great  Commercial Demo

A workshop to equip you with the knowledge you need to get the demo you need at every stage of your career.



Elements of a Great Commercial Demo

In this 4-hour workshop we'll:

  • Demystify the demo and the production process

  • Learn the 5 essential elements of a great demo

  • Know what kind of demo you'll need for every stage of your career

  • Learn alternate ways of creating a demo on a budget

  • Take away usable resources to get you on your way 


Every voice actor needs a demo, so this workshop is open to all, wherever you might be on your voiceover career path.

For an additional fee you can opt to have your demo reviewed live in the workshop, with suggestions for improvement if needed.

 There are 10 demo review spots available. 


When and Where:

Saturday October 28th, 2023

10:00am to 2:00pm PACIFIC

1:00pm to 5:00pm EASTERN

via ZOOM


Grab your spot right here!

Elements of a

Great Commercial Demo

This workshop is held via Zoom. You will receive a Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Workshop Attendee (no demo review)

$229 USD

October 28, 2023

10:00am to 2:00pm PT

1:00pm to 5:00pm ET

  • Full participation REMOTE via Zoom (except one-on-one demo review.)
  • Attendees will participate fully in the workshop, listen to  demo reviews, and participate in the following Q&A.
  • Unlimited availability.

Workshop with Demo Review

$279 USD

October 28, 2023

10:00am to 2:00pm PT

1:00pm to 5:00pm ET

  • Full participation REMOTE via zoom
  • Attendees will participate fully in the workshop, receive a live one-on-one review of their COMMERCIAL DEMO, and participate in the following Q&A.
  • 10 spaces available.

About Kay Bess

Kay is an American voice actor and native Southern Californian, from Santa Barbara. She trained in The School of Dramatic Arts BFA Acting Program at The University of Southern California and studied Philosophy at UCLA. She studied Meisner Technique at The Ruskin School in Santa Monica and is a member (on-leave) of The Actor's Co-op Theater Company in Hollywood.  Kay has worked as a voice actor for nearly 40 years and has been heard on several hundred TV and radio commercials. She’s done promos for every major American TV network and a wide variety of cable stations. Kay has voiced video game roles in renowned franchises such as The Last of Us IICall of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Agents of MAYHEM, Skylanders: Super ChargersState of Decay 2Crackdown 3, Final Fantasy XV, and Fallout 76. Kay has also landed roles in noted animation series such as The Loud House, Spirit Riding Free, Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, and Cleopatra in Space.

Kay is best known as the voice of Ana in the video game Lara Croft: Rise of the Tomb Raider, and can be heard as the voice of The Starship La Sirena in Star Trek: Picard. She voices Bellroc in Guillermo Del Toro’s WIZARDS, and Troll Hunters, Rise of the Titans.

Elements of a Great Demo 

Workshop Series

This workshop is the first in a series that will occur 3 times per year. Each workshop will focus on a different genre. Upcoming genres include video game, animation and promo.

Stay tuned for announcements of the next workshop, coming in 2024.