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When it comes to building a voiceover career in New York, it's important to find what you do well and stick with it.Eileen Galindo has been a professional voiceover performer for 27 years, working in commercials, narration, Adr (dubbing or looping), and animation. She plays Dora's mom on the long-running Nickelodeon animated series "Dora the Explorer" and also voices Mrs. Garcia-Shapiro on the Disney Channel's "Phineas and Ferb." "In New York, it's important to garner all kinds of voiceover experience and try all styles, then find your niche and market yourself in that area," says Galindo. "No one does everything. You make a more consistent living if you know what you do well and perfect it."Fellow veteran performer Olga Merediz just finished almost three years on Broadway as Abuela Claudia in "In the Heights," for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. But for 29 years, she has »

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