PUBLIC SPEAKING - Dublin School of Drama and Communications


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.


Do you struggle to express yourself well on digital communications? Does someone always speak over you? Communication is key to success in the workplace whether it is online or in person. Our experienced vocal coaches can help you navigate the world of digital communications so that you become confident and can be heard whatever the medium. Contact us for a complimentary consultation on 00 353 872196516 or email

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.

"Today I volunteered to be an MC for an event at my work - which is something is far away outside my comfort zone. Thanks to your training and techniques, I was able to perform well! Fake it till you make it was my secret weapon in addition to a good amount of diaphragmatic breathing - as you taught us! " Hanouf, Dublin.

Corporate Public Speaking Courses

We run bespoke workshops for companies all built around your specific communication requirements.

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