Although a writer by trade, Mr. Evanier has also been a longtime voice director on many of the animated shows that he has penned ...
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He explained that the main work is casting the right voice to the right role, then getting out of the actor's way and allowing the performer to do what she (or he) was hired to do.
Mark informed me that the average number of takes he asks for on a given show is "one point one." As he notes in today's interview: He once had an actor in and out of a session so quickly that the performer was certain he'd been dismissed. It took a few minutes of reassurances to the actor's agent to convince the man otherwise.
Mark has been known to complete a voice session for a six-minute short in fifteen minutes.