The Famous Radio Ranch

Voice Over School Staff

Meet the talented staff of the Double RR Studios School of Voice Over Acting, comprised of working industry professionals


Laurel van der Linde Laurel’s career has encompassed everything from the sound booth to the sound stage, from ballet to Broadway. Having sat on all sides of the production table as a casting director, voiceover agent, producer and director, she understands the requirements of each production discipline as well the needs of the individual actor. She has produced and directed audiobooks for such publishing houses as Hachette, Brilliance, BBC AA, and Full Cast Audio. Laurel is also a writer with a host of magazine articles to her credit involving topics from voiceover to equestrian practices. Her books, which also cover a wide range of subjects, are published by MacMillan, Lerner, and Simon and Schuster.

Joyce Castellanos  Joyce Castellanos worked for over 25 years as an audio director/producer at NBC, DisneyChannel, Warner Bros. Marketing, and The WB Television Network. In addition to being a trained voice actor, she was a talent agent for two years, and has coached voiceover for more than 17 years. Joyce trains voiceover actors in the areas of Promos, Trailers, Commercial, and Narration both in studio and via Skype. Her passion for voiceover and broad experience keeps her on the cutting edge of the industry.

Alyson Steel – A graduate of the “Famed” High School of Performing Arts in NYC. Alyson received her BA from Queens College. After achieving an MFA in Dramaturgy from SUNY Stony Brook, she moved to LA and began an impressive and extensive VO career. Alyson has been heard on both regional and national campaigns for TV and radio including Guitar Enter, Pajamagram and the voice of Norm Restaurants. She has also done promos for E, Hallmark Channel, Fox and ABC. In addition, she has also narrated for such shows as Style Network, The Food Network and Home Made Simple.


Andrew Meisner Andrew earned a BA In Cinema & Television Arts with a focus on Radio Production at California State University Northridge. His early experience was working in public radio, and has since recorded, edited, mixed and sound designed well over 1,000 radio commercials, and tracked dialogue for over a dozen video games. He has also engineered myriad facets of the audio entertainment industry, including recording and mixing multiple-award-winning and Grammy-nominated full cast audio dramas, audio books, and industrial narration, as well as post-production mixing on short films, recording narration and ADR for television and film, and pretty much any other thing you can think of.