Stand and Deliver: Projecting Confidence in Presentations
23

Tuesday, 23 April

7 10 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Stand and Deliver: Projecting Confidence in Presentations

Lizzy Wallace Photo


Founder, PitchPolish

23

Tuesday, 23 April

7 10 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Whether your current job requires you to pitch in front of clients, co-workers, venture capitalists, interviewers, or cameras, this workshop will help you improve your performance by teaching you how to use your body to deliver your presentation in a natural and convincing way. You’ll receive one-on-one movement coaching from professionals and learn how to exploit the potential of your natural movements to demonstrate confidence and improve your posture and gaze. You’ll also learn techniques for relaxation and focus before delivering your presentation.

"I recently took Lizzy’s Communication Series at General Assembly and couldn’t say more positive things about it and her. Liz was a brilliant teacher, giving us great advice and encouragement. I can already see a difference in my professional and personal communication skills through the implementation of my newfound knowledge and skills. I would recommend Liz to anyone – both those comfortable with public speaking and those that are not – everyone can learn something." -Maria Grosso

"I took the Communication Series class from Lizzy at General Assembly and it was fantastic! I loved her method of teaching. She is very passionate about helping her students/clients achieve their goals. I had so much fun that I did not even realize how much I had learned. Time flies when you are having fun and that is exactly what I felt at the end of the series. I will definitely be back for more classes!"- Madhavi Marka

Takeaways

  • Receive feedback on key aspects of your natural movement that work well for you
  • Discover areas you can personally improve for future presentations
  • Optional recorded footage of your progress
  • Learn easy exercises to warm-up and focus before a presentation

Preparation

No prior experience is required and any public speaking exercises will be optional. Should you want to get up, be prepared to participate in group games and talk about yourself through easy and fun guided questions

About the Instructor

Lizzy Wallace Photo

Founder,
PitchPolish

Lizzy Wallace is the founder of “PitchPolish”, a consulting and coaching practice focusing on improving public speaking and communication skills.

With her background in public relations, marketing, and theatre, she provides private training sessions and group workshops using the fundamentals of improv, scripted theatre, media training, and foundational communication.

​Lizzy is a mentor of M Accelerator, US Market Access Center, Project Echo, MakeinLA, and Grid110. She has been a guest instructor for East Los Angeles College, CalArts, Cal State LA, Emerson College, UCLA, and USC. She has taught all over the United States as well as internationally.

Lizzy was the delivery pitch coach for Dreamforce's first startup pitch competition, Dreampitch, which included notable judges Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca and continues to mentor for their ongoing worldwide pitch events. She has provided training for major projects for The Republic of Poland, The Chilean Goverment, National IT Promotion Agency of Korea, and has designed the first improv communication program for the Creative Language Center in Switzerland which debuted in the fall of 2016.

Lizzy has independently consulted with many companies including: Microsoft, The Grammys, WeWork, Netflix, Redbull, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, T-Mobile, East West Bank, LA Metro, CAA, Estée Lauder, Electronic Arts, Zynga, Capcom, Laundry Locker, AIESEC, Atelier Ace, Trailer Park, and SoHo House.

Lizzy has been featured on CNBC, Refinery29, and has provided spokesperson and hosting talent for VidSF, NBC, Verizon Wireless, Nissan, SF Weekly, IM Magazine, ArtWorkSF, Swagg, AirBnB, and others. You can find more information at thepitchpolish.com

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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