Time: 18:30 - 20:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
We all like to hear stories! This short taster class will help you to tell them, traditional, anecdotal, personal, fairytales, fables…they all require the key ingredient of confidence, and a basic understanding of structure. The class will be delivered online.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
* Performance Skills and Communication Essentials
* Understanding Narrative Structure
* How to ‘visualise’ your Stories as you tell them.
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 class is open to everyone.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The class will be delivered online and is complete within itself.
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?
You may be interested in a range of courses including Storytelling for Business and Pleasure, Voice Technique and Public Speaking. Please refer to our full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit as you consider which area you would like to study next.
Ariella Eshed is a director and workshop leader who has directed productions and facilitated rehearsed readings for many London theatres. She has taught City Lit since 2005, and also worked at Mountview, East 15, Central School of Speech and Drama, National Theatre Education Department, actors Centre and Portsmouth University. She has led workshops internationally in Athens, Sweden, Japan and Israel.
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.