Public
Speaking

Public Speaking and Communication Classes

According to most studies public speaking is people's number one fear yet learning how to become a competent public speaker is vital in today's society. Our public speaking courses are perfect for anyone who has to give presentations at work, give a wedding speech, speak at other events or simply to become more comfortable talking in front of a group of people. Our level 1, "Overcome your Fear of Public Speaking" course is for people who feel their nerves are holding them back. We spend a lot of time working on techniques to help control your nerves as well as basic delivery skills. The Level 2 Public Speaking Course implements drama vocal techniques to improve your performance and shows you how to engage your audience.

We offer both private and group courses. Our private course consists of 6 x 40 minute classes that is tailored to meet the student’s exact needs. Cost of the course is €300. There is the option to sit a public speaking exam with the Leinster School of Speech and Drama. An additional fee applies for this exam. Public Speaking corporate workshops are also available.

Presenting yourself on Video Calls

A five week course that teaches you all the skills necessary to come across well on video calls, presentations and camera. We focus on the delivery skills, body language and other techniques necessary to appear confident and charismatic whether you are chatting on zoom or preparing a video. A professional vocal coach will show you how to use your voice effectively while a camera man will show you how best to set up your room at home using house lighting and backdrops. You will also be taken through basic hair and make up. All essential for on camera presentations. Cost €200 with a weekly one hour class for 5 weeks.

This public speaking course covers the following techniques:

  • how to conquer your nerves
  • correct breathing
  • projection & articulation
  • delivery skills, i.e. use of rate, pace, pause and inflection
  • content
  • use of props, i.e. cue cards, microphones, powerpoint, etc

"Please pass on my thanks to Danielle. It was really enjoyable working with her. Feel much more confident in my public speaking now. She helped to reduce the nerves around it, so I could actually enjoy it and get better:" Patrick, Dublin.

Group Public Speaking Classes

Details of our next group public speaking classes are as follows:

Start Date: ONLINE Public Speaking Course : Saturday 3rd October 2020 at 10am via Zoom.

Location: ONLINE via Zoom

Start Date: ONLINE Public Speaking Course : Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 6.00pm via Zoom.

Location: ONLINE via Zoom

Start Date: ONLINE Public Speaking Course : Thursday 5th November 2020 at 6.00pm via Zoom.

Location: ONLINE via Zoom

Duration: One hour each week for six weeks.

Cost: €150

FREE TRIAL CLASS PRESENTING FOR VIDEO CALLS

Start Date: Presenting for Video Calls: Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Duration: One hour each week for five weeks.

Cost: €200

Start Date: Overcome your fear of Public Speaking ONLINE : Monday 9th November 2020 at 6.00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Duration: One hour each week for six weeks.

Cost: €150

Junior Public Speaking for 12 - 15 years Online 4 Week Course

This course is designed to teach younger students the skills needed to be confident speaking in front of others so it becomes something they enjoy rather than dread.

Start Date: 3rd November at 4.30pm

Location: Zoom

Young Adult Public Speaking for 15 - 19 years Online 4 Week Course

This course is designed to provide young adults confidence in speaking in public as they move onto their final year in school, college or their first job.

Start Date: 7th October at 4.30pm

Location: Zoom

Booking In Level 1 places are limited to 12 people & 8 people in Level 2. Your place will be secured once payment is received. Contact sales@speechdramadublin.com for more information or to book your place.