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Confidence in Communication

Confidence in Communication

Chelsea College of Arts
Taught by
Katrina Marchant


Join Confidence in Communication and develop your confidence in communication, helping you to make the best use of your voice, control your nerves, deal with the unexpected and control your body language when speaking in public.

Using techniques borrowed from the stage, you will use every day scenarios from the office to the pub, to practice and apply these skills less fearfully and more naturally.

Whether you are public speaking or networking, our communication skills course will give you practical techniques to utilise in future scenarios that will enable you to communicate with further confidence.

Topics covered

  • Your voice as an instrument – how to make the best use of it and protect it for the future.

  • Improvisation for confidence and creativity.

  • Status and creating the ‘confidence shell’ – public speaking and interview skills.

  • Storytelling for improved delivery.

Course outcome
You will have an increased confidence when encountering public speaking opportunities. And developed a number of skills that will make you feel better prepared when such opportunities arise. 

Who should attend 
Professionals of any level, experience or ability, whose role involves presenting or speaking to an audience. Also ideal for anyone who is looking to build confidence in communication in both social and professional situations.

All Levels Welcome

Tutor Description

Katrina Marchant earned a PhD in Early Modern Literature and Culture from the University of Sussex. She also has an extensive performance background in musical theatre, theatre, compering, improvised and stand-up comedy. It was this theatrical practice, coupled with her academic experiences that led to her interest in developing workshops in presentation and performance skills. Since completing her studies, Katrina has expanded the reach and remit of this workshop with techniques borrowed from the stage to teach confident communication to a wider audience. She is also a lecturer for visiting undergraduate groups at Shakespeare’s Globe.


Please wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in.

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