ASC alum Jean Marie Koon is playing Mrs. Coade in Eclectic Full Contact Theatre's production of Dear Brutus, September 22 to October 28.
Jeff Lupetin has been a national voiceover talent for over 30 years and a teacher for 16 years. Check out his voice content on JeffsVO.com and his teacher tips on Ultimate Voiceover.com. His book, Ultimate Voiceover is available at Acting Studio Chicago and on Amazon as a paperback or e-book. Recent credits include appearing on NBC's Chicago Fire Season 4 as a distraught husband. He was also the retail voice for HH Gregg furniture and appliance store, and a daily news narrator for TouchVision Tv.com. In addition, Jeff was honored at the Museum of Broadcasting in Chicago for his many animated characters for McDonalds and various Raid bug characters for SC Johnson and Proctor and Gamble. In the past, Jeff has voiced nationally for Off products and Coors Extra Gold, winning the Fairfax Cone award for excellence. His character work includes national spots for Raid as one of the infamous Raid bugs and as "I am Hungry" for McDonalds. Locally, Jeff was the Lotto Wizard for the Illinois Lottery.
Jeff has had a wide range of voice experiences and careers. Older gamers know Jeff as the voice of Gillian Seed in the Hideki Kojima video game, Snatcher. He still can be heard on the "Twilight Zone Radio Show" nationally. You may have caught him on the Oprah Winfrey Show in the 1960's retro show, voicing and on-camera.
Jeff's career began as a children's program announcer for WFLD-TV and WGBO-TV Super 66 in Chicago. This and his original Spoken Word material, "The Making of Dangertown" can be found on Youtube.
Jeff hails from Ossining, NY and graduated from Northwestern University with a Radio-TV-Film degree. He is a Jeff Citation winner for the improvisational review, "MegaFun" with the Practical Theater company at Second City ETC.
Jeff created the Intermediate Voiceover and new Voice for Animation and Gaming classes for ASC. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia College, teaching Voice for Animation. He and his partner, David Leffel of BAM Studios produce high-end voiceover demos for students. He is available for coaching as well. He looks forward to helping start your career!! He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
"The class was great. Very practical information and exercises. Using Chicago recording studios is a great way to get experience. Jeff (Jeff Lupetin, Instructor - Intermediate Voiceover) is the best instructor I’ve had. He’s informative, professional and witty. Makes the class time fly. The exercises progressed nicely. Great practical examples from Jeff’s career. I love Jeff’s wit. Good studio experience. Jeff took the time to work with each of us at various times."
— Intermediate Voiceover Student