About


Van Barr Jr. is an African American actor based in Dallas Texas with a background in improv, audio mixing, and remote recording. Van began his voice-over journey in Aomori Japan while serving in the active-duty military. Van has worked on shows airing on Cartoon Network as well as major streaming platforms such as Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu.

Training


Mary Elizabeth McGlynn – Acting Workshop

Joel McDonald – Intermediate Auditioning

Chris Rager – ADR, Video Game Workshop

Anthony Bowling – Acting Workshop

Karen Strassman – Acting Workshop

Richard Horvitz – Acting Workshop

Kyle Phillips – Acting, ADR Workshop

J. Michael Tatum – Acting Workshop

Crispin Freeman – Acting Workshop

Richard Epcar – Acting Workshop

Tyler Walker – ADR lessons

Mami Okada – Anime Workshop

Morgan Berry – Acting Lessons

Tony Oliver – ADR Workshop

Dorah Fine – ADR Workshop

Jason Lord – ADR Lessons

John Bailey – Promo Workshop

Barbara Niles – Commercial Workshop

Edge Studios – Script Analysis Workshop

Craig Lee Thomas – Commercial Workshop

Arrica Rose – Singing and Vocal Control Lessons

Chris Wells – Studio Gokko– Japan’s first school dedicated to short and long-form improvisation

Steve Blum – Voice Over Class with guest speakers: Phil Lamarr, Tom Kenny, Matthew Mercer, Nolan North, Cree Summer, LeVar Burton, Andrea Toyias, Eric Bauza, Roger Craig Smith, Maurice LaMarche, Will Friedle, Fred Tatasciore, Andrea Romano, Maile Flanagan, Tom Kane, Kari Walhgren, Charlie Adler, Rob Paulsen, Dee Bradley Baker, Eliza Jane Schneider, Bob Bergen, Larry Riess, Jennifer Hale

Animation


TitleRoleStudio
The World Ends With You: The AnimationBeatFunimation
Attack On TitanAdditional VoicesFunimation
One PieceAdditional VoicesFunimation
OrientLookout Bushi, Additional VoicesBangzoom
Love After World DominationAdditional VoicesCrunchyroll
Skeleton Knight In Another WorldAdditional VoicesCrunchyroll
Lil WildGerard The GerbilStereo Couture
The Acorn PrincessBeetleTough Nut Studios
Hey Hugo! Episode 6Mister MakeJupey Krusho
Faith Mcgrace (Pre-Production)Lord VillihiemSterling Cartoons
D-Spirits (Pre-Production)Damian, Nephil, Froggy, Kowa, ToxSterling Cartoons
Gadzooks And The Cryptoid Kids (Pre-Production)PanFnF Studio
Party Animal (Pre-Production)PerryKris Yim

Video Games


TitleRoleDeveloper
Edge Of EternityDerek, VerlehStudio Midgar
Samurai Zero RyderNeo Interactive
Rush AttackMaster KibweSunny Box Studios
Sands of AuraAuckkermanChashu Entertainment
Battlegrounds: Ascension (Mobile)AnnouncerFlash Forward Games
HintHexHexaNeph Games
Fallen AngelAbdielMatrioshka
Iragon (VR)Additional VoicesRepulse
Lillith OdysseyAdditional VoicesJun & Pat
Mr. MazeAdditional VoicesStudio 7

Equipment


Microphone – Neumann TLM 103

Interface – Mix Pre 3 – II

Pre-amp – Cranborne Audio Camden EC1

ADR Monitor

Isolation Booth

High-Speed Internet

Digital Audio Workstation – Reaper

Radial Engineering JS2 Passive Microphone Splitter

Remote Programs – Source Connect, Zoom, Teams, ipDTL