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The Art of Voice Acting, 4th Edition by James Alburger

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12Dialogue Copy: Doubles and Multiples

Types of Dialogue Copy

THE CONVERSATION

As with single-voice copy, dialogue copy involves a conversation between two or more characters. The primary difference with dialogue copy is that your one-person audience is present in the script.

Unlike most single-voice copy, dialogue usually involves a story with a specific plotline and interaction between two or more characters. It is important for you to understand the whole story, not just your part in it. If you limit your understanding to just your role, you may miss subtle details that are vital to effectively interacting with the other characters, or for creating the dramatic tension that is so necessary for giving the characters life and making them real ...

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