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Saturday, July 1 • 16:30 - 17:30
North American VA Round Table

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Otafest's voice acting guests discuss topics and take your questions about the industry!

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Jill Frappier

Jill Frappier is a veteran Canadian actor. Her professional career spans more than 45 years. Jill was born in Lord Louis Mountbatten’s stately home in England. She came to Canada 50 years ago to be one of the 20 British hostesses at the British pavilion at EXPO 67. She met her first husband Roger Frappier in the pavilion. They both had big dreams. Jill wanted to act; Roger wanted to make movies. She started her career in Montreal with film dubbing using the rhythm- band method and then began a long theatrical career. She has performed at Stratford and Shaw festivals and at almost every major theatre across Canada. Once she went... Read More →
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Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He’s probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Lau in Black Butler. Recent roles include Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer, Yuma Isogai in Assassination Classroom and most recently Kusuo Saiki in (The) Disastrous Life of Saiki K and Victor Nikiforov in Yuri!!! on Ice. Other popular roles include Lyon in Fairy Tail, Taira in Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad, Kaworu Nagisa in the Evangelion movies: 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0, Happiness Bunny in Shin-Chan, Rin Tsuchimi in Shuffle, Zelman Clock in Black Blood Brothers, Dio in Casshern Sins, Suzaku and Jin in Yu Yu Hakusho, and Akito Hayama in Kodocha. He can also be heard in Dragon Ball, Eden of the East, Ouran High School Host Club, One Piece, Tsubasa, Trinity Blood, Soul Eater and a lot of other things that he may or may not remember or admit. Having worked as a voice actor for FUNimation since 2001, Jerry has taken on a different role at FUNimation, that of ADR Director. His first show was Blood C, followed by Shakugan no Shana III, Toriko, We Without Wings, Senran Kagura, Kamisama Kiss, A Certain Scientific Railgun S, episodes 313... Read More →
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Tracey Moore

The Original voice of SAILOR MOON! Tracey Moore has been voicing leading roles in award winning cartoon series since 1980. Kids growing up in the 80s and 90s would have heard her in many of their favorite series including George Shrinks (George), Ned’s Newt (Ned), Legend of... Read More →
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Carolina Ravassa

... boop! That’s right, Overwatch fans! Otafest is very pleased to announce our very first guest for 2017! Voice of the infamous Sombra from Blizzard’s Overwatch: Carolina Ravassa! Carolina is a quadrilingual actor, dancer and voice over artist fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian with a passion for acting and an addiction to salsa dancing. After spending her childhood in the US and Colombia, Carolina then went on to study in Spain and Italy, and then discovered the power of socio-political change through Theatre of the Oppressed with Augusto Boal in Brazil. With a Theatre Arts degree from Boston College, she then continued her film studies at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts... Read More →
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Ron Rubin

For over thirty years Ron Rubin has been one of the busiest animation actors in the country. His voice can be heard on literally hundreds of cartoon series – from Marvel Comics and Warner Brothers to Disney and Anime. Ron worked with Stan Lee on the original X-Men (Morph) and Ave... Read More →

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
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