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Public Speaking Bootcamp: Present Like a Pro | December 4

$250 USD each
Saturday, 4 December, 2021
5 am – 12 pm EST
Online

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.

Ready to continue on your learning journey? Check out our course catalog to find your next step. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional skill set in one of our part-time courses, or go for a complete career transformation by enrolling in one of our immersive courses, we’ve got you covered!

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.
  • We will provide a link to the session 24h before & again on the day of the class - keep an eye out in your inbox.

  • 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.

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’.

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