During the 16-week Performing English program, students explore the complexities of public speaking and work to build their confidence as public speakers. Students will develop speaking skills to better connect with their audiences, improve their speaking voices, and become more comfortable with spontaneity in live performance.
Speaking the Text
Explore how to communicate thoughts, emotions and intentions clearly, by examining dialogue from plays and films.
Learn the art of presenting and expressing yourself in public, engaging your audience, and developing and delivering persuasive content.
Developing your speaking voice
Discover techniques and exercises to enhance your articulation, intonation, your confidence and range as a speaker.
Learn to think on your feet in public speaking situations, be comfortable “in the moment,” and develop your ability to collaborate as a speaker.
Shakespeare Specialist | www.robclare.com
Rob Clare is an internationally recognized specialist, who has taught or directed Shakespeare in Ireland, India, Austria, Germany, Australia, China and the US. His freelance work includes coaching the core acting ensembles of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and Britain’s leading repertory company, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. In the US, he has been visiting faculty at UCLA, The Juilliard School, Yale, USC Los Angeles, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, and NYC Tisch (both graduate and undergraduate acting).