Storytelling for business and pleasure 2

Course Dates: 26/04/20 - 28/06/20
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:

All cultures respect the world of Story. The ability to tell Stories, in a variety of settings, is a skill that has seen a strong resurgence both in the workplace and in contemporary performance. Come to gain greater confidence in your communication skills and wider experience.

Description

What is the course about?

All cultures respect the world of Story, The ability to tell Stories, in a variety of settings, is a skill that has seen a strong resurgence both in the workplace and in contemporary performance. We all like to hear stories! This course will help you to tell them, short, long, traditional, anecdotal, personal, fairytales, fables…they all require the key ingredient of confidence, and a basic understanding of structure.

What will we cover?

* Performance Skills and Communication Essentials
* Understanding Narrative Structure
* How to feel safe while being spontaneous
* How to ‘visualise’ your Stories as you tell them
* How to get to grips with ‘less is more’, as a performer.
* Enriching vocabulary, and being aware of ‘rhythm’.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

*Tell a story confidently
* Engage an audience
* Use your natural skills to the best of your ability.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is open to everyone.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Group pair and individual work as directed by the tutor. Some planning for the next class may be required.

As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Notebook and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any other Voice or Presentation course- particularly Storytelling for Business and Pleasure:2
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.

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This is an amazing course - great fun and very inspirational! The tutor is brilliant!
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Review by Elaine / (Posted on 25/11/2019)
More fun than you might expect.
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Review by Helena / (Posted on 30/10/2019)
Tutor Biographies
John Eastman

John Eastman is an actor, voiceover artist and narrator who trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and James Cook University. He works in theatre, radio and films, and has recorded audio books for the Royal National Institute for the Blind. He has taught Storytelling at City Lit since 2011.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: DVP065

Please choose a course date 

Sun, day, 26 Apr - 28 Jun '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £139.00
Senior fee: £139.00
Concession: £85.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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or call 020 7492 2542

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