IN PERSON NY: Introduction to Audiobook Narration with Johnny Heller

Voiceover Lab

New York

IN PERSON NY: Introduction to Audiobook Narration with Johnny Heller

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Begins at 2:00 PM EDT
Check-in begins at: 1:45 PM EDT

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Tuesday, May 21, 2024


 Join industry legend Johnny Heller for an audiobook workout like no other! This introductory class will begin with a brief lecture about the craft and business of audiobook narration. The lecture will be followed by an opportunity for each participant to work with Johnny on a section of self-selected text in our state of the art NYC recording studio. Johnny will answer all of your audiobook related questions throughout the class and all participants will receive an MP3 of their work via email the following day. If you are new to the world of audiobook narration, this opportunity to work with an award winning talent and game changing teacher is not to be missed! 

NOTE: THIS IS AN IN-PERSON CLASS IN OUR New York VO LAB LOCATED AT 1900 Broadway on the 5th floor. 


Participants must bring 1-3 pages of a book to work on during class. Text can be from any genre; fiction or non-fiction. Class will take place in-person at our New York VO lab located at 1900 Broadway on the 5th floor. Participants  must show member card at front desk to access the studio. Participants must remain for the duration of the class which is 2.5 hours. 

Instructor Bio


Johnny was named a Golden Voice Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – one of the highest honors in the audiobook industry – in 2019. He’s a 2021 Odyssey Award winner for Kent State. He has recorded over 1000 audiobooks in every genre and is a 4-time Audie Award winner (with wins in 2005, 2009, 2019 and 2020) and a 16-time nominee. His Winnie the Pooh won the 2023 Communicator Award.

 Johnny was named an Audiofile Best Voice 2009-2011, 2014 and 2015, a Publishers’ Weekly Listen Up Award Winner 2008-2018 and a multiple Booklist Editor’s Choice Winner.  A winner of over 30 Earphone Awards and 3 SOVAS Awards, Johnny was named one of the top 50 Voices of the 20th Century by Audiofile Magazine.Heller has given voice to hundreds of commercial products and is a veteran in the worlds of stand-up comedy, television, improv and professional theatre. He is an internationally known audiobook and acting coach and his workshops are considered “game-changing.”