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Public Speaking Class: How to Tackle Your Fears and Talk Like TED
October 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$35
TEDx Organizer and Speaker Coach, Kelsey Crouch, teaches how to negotiate your nerves and get your message heard
Improv games! Facing our fears! Oh boy!
This week we’ll tackle the Speaker-Audience relationship and teach you (actually useful) theatre techniques to get you talking like TED
Strong communication skills are essential for business — whether you’re presenting at TED, delivering a pitch, or interacting with colleagues or clients. We’ll talk about how to find your voice and tackle your nerves so you can get your message heard.
– How to understand and embrace your relationship with your Audience
– How to implement industry tricks to stay grounded and speak well, even when nervous
WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:
– Individuals ready to manage their fears of public speaking and step into the limelight
– Speakers looking to sharpen their speaking toolbox
– Entrepreneurs and Professionals looking to growing 21st Century skills
About the Instructor:
Kelsey Crouch is a story-driven communicator, living the last two decades as a professional actress and special events organizer. She now guides speakers to discover their own authentic voices, craft targeted messages for their audiences, and deliver presentations that win.
In addition to private clients, Kelsey is official speaker coach to TEDxGramercy and TEDxFultonStreet (coming Winter 2017), and has coached speakers for TEDxMidAtlantic, TEDxRotterdam, and TEDxKyoto. Past private clients include Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Artists, Mental Health and Wellness Professionals, PhD Candidates, and more, several of whom are now placed with National Speaker Bureaus.
Kelsey studied at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University. She utilizes techniques used by the most renowned performers and a deep understanding of human connection to guide professionals to their communication success.