Our personalised Private Lessons in Public Speaking & Drama help people become more skilled, confident and compelling communicators and performers in a safe environment focused entirely on the individual learner.
You will discover a dynamic, practical and powerful toolkit of communication and performance exercises and techniques that will improve your confidence and ability to connect with your audiences. We can help you:
We recommend a minimum of 8 sessions to allow sufficient time to explore key concepts, but we are happy to do less if preferred. The exact curriculum is tailored to the individual's goals, but the general 8 week syllabus is outlined below.
The rate is $75/hr.
We offer new learners a special $50 trial lesson (1 hour).
Private lessons are also offered online for distance learners.
WEEK 1: WARMING UP YOUR INSTRUMENT
Learn how to warm-up your body, breath, voice, resonance, range and articulation.
WEEK 2: SPONTANEITY & FREEDOM
Learn how to speak or perform with greater intuition, ease and freedom.
WEEK 3: PURPOSE, MEANING & FEELING
Learn how to speak or perform with more focus, meaning and feeling.
WEEK 4: PRESENCE, OPENNESS & CONNECTION
Learn how to enhance your ‘presence’ and better connect with your audience.
WEEK 5: MOVEMENT, GESTURE & PSYCHO-PHYSICAL CONNECTION
Learn how movement can trigger feelings of ease, power and openness.
WEEK 6: IMAGINATION, ENDOWMENTS & ATMOSPHERE
Learn how a little imagination can go a long, long way.
WEEK 7: STORY ELEMENTS, STRUCTURES & PATTERNS
Learn how to craft and tell an interesting story.
WEEK 8: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Practice applying technique on longer speeches, poems or dramatic speeches.