Public Speaking Bootcamp: Present Like a Pro
24

Saturday, 24 April

5 am – 12 pm EDT

Edinburgh (Online)

£150 GBP
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Public Speaking Bootcamp: Present Like a Pro | April 24

Dasha Dollar-Smirnova Photo


Public speaking and vocal coach

24

Saturday, 24 April

5 am – 12 pm EDT

GA London (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
£150 GBP
Regular Ticket
£150 GBP
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Public speaking is the most common #1 phobia in today's society, and at the same time, our abilities to strongly represent ourselves are becoming more and more of a priority. Whether we are job interviewing, pitching our business, actively networking, or needing to lead a presentation in a boardroom or on a massive stage, confidence, clarity, and communication skills need to hit the mark.

In this fun and interactive bootcamp, you will learn how to bring out the best of yourself. Through a series of exercises using drama techniques, participants will learn about how to use their voice and body more effectively in front of an audience. There will be a series of group, pair and individual exercises.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will have actionable strategies for leveraging strengths and addressing challenge areas when delivering presentations, as well as exercises to help tackle nerves.

Takeaways

  • Play fun improv and acting warm up games to learn how to be in the moment and keep your presentations fresh and lively
  • Participate in team building activities which will enhance your communication skills and abilities to connect with new people
  • Learn new ways of handling stress and nerves associated to public speaking and presenting yourself in high pressure situations
  • Develop a routine which will give you a step by step strategy for feeling calm, present, ready and able to make an impact when presenting
  • Receive feedback to help identify your speaking strengths and weaknesses combined with time to practice improvement

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • Class set up information will be emailed on the day of the class.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • All communication will be sent to the email used to purchase a ticket. If you have signed up on behalf of a friend or colleague, please forward along this information.

NOTE: this session will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the class. Participants are also encouraged to download and save any shared materials during class for later reference.

About the Instructor

Dasha Dollar-Smirnova Photo

Public speaking and vocal coach

After training as an actress, Dasha helped to found one of UK's fastest growing advertising agencies, Hogarth Worldwide. She has worked with some of the world's biggest brands, including Apple, Nike and Starbucks and has played a pivotal role in building key relationships throughout the business.

Dasha puts her unique mix of experience of the creative and corporate industries to great use as CEO and Founder of Frog Talk. She personally runs bespoke training for a variety of high-profile individuals, groups and corporate clients, as well as continuing her work in the showbiz industry, where her services are in demand for vocal coaching and specialist dialect work.

Recently, as well as private speaker training, Dasha has been working with the cast of the highly acclaimed West End hit 'Travesties’.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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