Improving Presentation Skills
Are you working in a role that requires you to perform presentations and would like to improve your delivery? Do you find presentations anxiety provoking and would like to develop coping strategies? Or do you want your presentations to be more exciting and better understood? If so this masterclass is for you.
The masterclass is designed to provide you with an increased understanding of the skills and techniques required to deliver dynamic presentations. The course will provide you with the opportunity to practice and review your presentation skills and techniques and receive constructive feedback. You will be encouraged to develop a creative approach to creating a presentation and consider how best to engage an audience. You will also be able to consider the impact of non verbal and verbal communication and the use of visual aids, as well as participate in a vocal workshop in which you will practice breathing, resonating, articulation and projection exercises.
Fees: £395 (+VAT) per person. Group rates available on request.
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Becky Simpson has worked extensively in corporate sector training. She has an expert understanding of the health service and public sector training needs. She will take your brief and create a focused and challenging training programme.
She is an excellent speaker and sensitive facilitator. She originally trained at the Guildford School of Acting after which she worked both as a professional actress in repertory theatre and as a television and radio presenter for independent TV companies and the BBC world service. Becky has written for various journals and writes comedy sketches. She has also taught at the Itali Conti Theatre School.
David Schaal has also worked extensively in corporate sector training. He has used his skills as an actor to help clients manage their anxiety and develop vocal and performance techniques in relation to performing presentations and pitching for business. He is a well known television actor. He played Jay's Dad in the hit comedy series and film The Inbetweeners. David also played Taffy, the warehouse manager, in the BAFTA and Golden Globe award winning hit comedy series The Office. He has also been in Eastenders, Doc Martin, Lead Balloon, Midnight Beast and many other TV programmes, films and plays.
David is also a Writer/Director. He wrote and directed Reality Chokes and Brotherly Love. He also co-wrote the film script of the John King novel Human Punk. He sits on the audition panel at Central School of Speech and Drama, and has worked at various London Drama schools teaching acting classes. David trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama where he was awarded a BA (Hons) in Theatre Arts. He also studied at Central School of Speech and Drama for his Post Graduate Certificate in Education.