About Great Big Voices Voice-Over Coaches

Sunday Muse

Sunday Muse

Sunday Muse is the Founder/Creative Manager & Inspiratrice of Great Big Voices. She excels in helping people manifest their dreams into reality and communicate authentically to the world. She is a singer, celebrity voice over actress, author, holistic voice coach & speaker. Her movement & voice over workshops have been featured in the Huffington Post. She has been a featured speaker and taught voice & movement across North America at NYU, Mallorca Holistic Retreat, National Theatre School, Covenant House, Children’s Theatre Company NYC, JCC NYC, Randolph Academy, VO Atlanta, MAVO. She was nominated for a Voice Arts Award for Best Voiceover in an Animation Series through the Society of Voice Arts in L.A and is a proud recipient of the Mid Atlantic Voice Over Award.

Her leading voice acting credits include: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, SOPHIE, BAKUGAN, TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND, ABBEY HATCHER, JIMMY 2 SHOES, ARTHUR, ROLIE POLIE OLIE, CARE BEARS, ODD JOB JACK, JANE & THE DRAGON, TIME WARP TRIO, CAILLOU, WILLA’S WILDLIFE and dozens of radio/tv commercials.

Stemming from a rich performance background in theatre, comedy, dance and mask work, Sunday guides and mentors many creatives on their path to success. She has been hired many times by producers of hit shows: Jim Henson’s THE DOOZERS, E-TALK DAILY & DOT, to help guide and direct actors to perform their best work. Her students have gone on to book leading roles in major cartoons, such as: DORA, FAMILY GUY (FOX), FRANKLIN, ARTHUR, JIM HENSON’S THE DOOZERS, PAW PATROL, TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, CHUCK & FRIENDS, BAKUGAN, CAT IN THE HAT, SUPER WHY, and the list goes on. 

Cara Pifko

Cara Pifko

Currently recurring on season 2, 3, 4 of AMC’s Better Call Saul , Cara coaches to draw out the embodied performer; grounded actors who connect, communicate and listen wholly. She has over 30 years of performance experience in television, film, theatre, voice over and commercials. She won a Stage Raw Award and a Gemini (Canadian Emmy) for Best Leading Actress. she has been cast in leading roles by Steve Martin (Picasso at the Lapin Agile) and Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One). She has had recurring roles in General Hospital, Monday Mornings (David E. Kelley) and more. Feature credits include Paranormal Activity 5, The Possession of Michael King, Sharkskin (currently making the festival rounds),Ordinary Magic (w Ryan Reynolds),The In-Laws (w Albert Brooks). She was the series lead on Our Hero (CBC) and This is Wonderland. Numerous guest starring roles include CSI:Miami, NCIS, Castle, Without A Trace, CSI:NY and Rosewood. Her voice work is heard in numerous commercials, Mass Effect 2&3, God of War, Kinect Adventures, Final Fantasy XIII, Guild Wars, Miss Spider, Angela Anaconda and Star Wars:Clone Wars. National commercials include Clorox, Nationwide, Humana, Walgreens, IHOP.  She trained at the National Theatre school of Canada from which she draws on teaching tools such as Alexander technique, mask, clown, new play development. She is a certified Reiki and Strategic Intervention Life Coach. Also she is the mother of two.

 

Jake

Jake Bazel

Jake Bazel is a puppeteer, voice actor, writer and coach with over a decade of experience working in children’s media. Credits include Sesame Street (HBO/PBS), Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Stage Adaptation (Disney Theatrical), Sesame Workshop’s Helpsters (Apple TV+), The 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with Disney’s Muppets (Disney/NBC), The 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with Sesame Street (Sesame Workshop/NBC), Duncan the Skunk and the Big Costume Trunk! (Hellosaurus), zivaKIDS, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Paddington Gets in a Jam, Sandra Boynton’s Frog Trouble, Tim Kubart’s Songs for Chickens, Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live!, Sesame Street in Communities, appearances as Wayland Flowers’ Madame, and various collaborations with both John Tartaglia and The Mill. He has directed two national tours of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, as well as an international tour and two regional co-productions. As a writer, he helped to craft Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Stage Adaptation, and created the original series Duncan the Skunk and the Big Costume Trunk!, available to stream now on the Kidscreen Award-winning interactive platform Hellosaurus. He often serves on faculty at The Highlights Foundation and has worked as an Animation Voice Acting coach alongside Sunday Muse at Great Big Voices since 2018. For more information, visit www.jakebazel.com.

 

Ria Aikat

Ria Aikat

Ria is a voice actor, dancer, and educator who has dedicated her life to arts education.  She has taught thousands of students of all ages across the GTA and is known for her high energy and accessible teaching style. Most recently, she has returned to her alma mater as a lecturer of Drama and Dance at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). She is also the co-founder of Dance ’N’ Culture, a hub for teachers to access cultural dance programs and resources for their classroom. Her voice has been showcased on animations such as Pinkalicious & Peterrific and Isha & The Amulet as well as commercials by Smirnoff, Canada Post, and McDonalds. 

 

Great Big Voices is located in Los Angeles, Toronto, and NYC and offers online voice-over training
as well as some in person classes in LA, NYC & Toronto to serve all of your voice-over needs including:
Animation Voice Acting workshops and classes, Voice-over Demos, Cartoon Voices