With a background in radio broadcasting, Tyler has been connected to the industry for the better part of a decade. A semifinalist in the 2020 “Ultimate VO Survivor” competition, Tyler spends a lot of time in the booth training and honing his craft. Below are a number of instructors and industry professionals he’s had the privilege of training with.
Commercial VO Workshop
Kim Hurdon Casting – Caroly Larson
Intro to Motion Capture
Mocap Vaults – Pascal Langdale
Video Game VO Workshop
Audition VO Workshops
Vocal Combat Workshop D’Arcy Smith & Kim Hurdon
Animation VO Workshops
Kim Hurdon Casting – Krystal Meadows
Voiceover Network – Lori Alan
Elley Ray Hennessey
David Stinson AiVA – Julie Maddalena
Promo VO Workshop
Trailer Voice Artists – Zach Valdivia
Tyler is a trained improviser and is no stranger to a short or longform set. In 2019, his troupe Uncooked Hot Dogs won the annual “Fever Pitch” Improv Contest hosted by Bad Dog Comedy Theatre. While ‘learning by performing’ is always great, Tyler has also trained in improv as well as stand up throughout the years. Courses taken include:
Acting for Improv
Scene Diagnostics Adv.
Longform Basics |
Bad Dog – Nicole Passmore
Longform Advanced |
Harold Basics |
Improv Foundation Level 2 |
Improv Foundation Level 3 |
Stand Up Tier 1 |
Prior to breaking into the voice acting/voiceover industry full time, Tyler worked as a copywriter for G98.7 FM in Toronto, Ontario and KIX FM and YL Country in Peace River Alberta. During his time as a copywriter, he also snuck into the booth to voice a number of commercials, and in Peace River hosted an on air music show called Tyler’s Ten Plus.
In 2013, Tyler graduated from the Humber School of Media Studies and Information Technology in Toronto, Canada with a Radio Broadcasting Diploma. During his 2 years in the program, he was awarded both the Sirius Satellite Radio Scholarship and the CINA Radio Award for Diversity in Audio Media.