Press Play with Courtenay Taylor

Sunday, February 5, 2023

10:00 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)



Class Description

Enter the arena of acting in video games with veteran voice actor and director Courtenay Taylor. Explore techniques for breaking down game audition sides and tips for exceptional auditions. Get personalized feedback and your questions answered by this 20-year game vet, who you know as Jack from Mass Effect, Sole Survivor from Fallout 4, Ada Wong from Resident Evil and dozens of other games.

Professional — Character

At the Professional level, students are expected to perform with a high degree of competence, technique, acting skill, and a well-developed ability to take direction.

Online Class

This class is held on Zoom. Class will not be recorded.

Class Size

Class size is limited to 12 students


Cost: $140.00

Spaces Remaining: 3


Instructor: Courtenay Taylor

Courtenay Taylor’s passion for the craft of voice acting is evident in her work on over 150 video games and a wide range of award-winning animated projects, and has been nominated for three BTVA Awards.

Courtenay is best known for voicing Jack in the Mass Effect franchise, the Sole Survivor in Fallout 4, Ada Wong in the Resident Evil franchise, Amanda Holliday and Empress Caiatl in Destiny 2, K.O. in Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes, Starla in Regular Show, and Scarlett Rhodes in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

You can hear her in American Dad! and Family Guy, and video game franchises Marvel, World of Warcraft, Halo, Star Wars, Elder Scrolls. She has also directed games and spent time in front of the camera.

Courtenay is co-founder of, whose mission is to get nerds of all kinds involved in American democracy. She’s hosted live events for breast cancer research, womens’ shelters, and animal rescues.

Twitter @courtenaytaylor Instagram @courtenaytaylorla


SAG-AFTRA, California's Labor laws, and the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act state that casting workshops are allowed under the law but cannot offer auditions or employment as part of their services. By registering for a class taught by a talent agent, casting director, producer, or actor who hires talent, you are fully aware that it is not a job interview or audition. By attending a class through a Talent Training and Counseling Service, you further understand that the intent of the class is solely educational.