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Personal Impact - Theatreworks

National Theatre, In London
1 day
Next course start
31 January, 2024 (+3 start dates)
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1 day
Next course start
31 January, 2024 (+3 start dates)
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Course description

Personal Impact Workshop

Personal Impact - Theatreworks

Drawing on the techniques used by professional actors and directors, this Theatreworks Personal Impact workshop is designed to help Participants improve their communication skills in an experiential and deeply memorable way.

The one day programme is designed as a way for Participants to enhance their confidence in using their body, voice and imagination to communicate in a creative way. Highly practical and participative, the course takes place in a rehearsal room where participants are given a safe space to practice skills related to:

  • Improved breathing and use of voice
  • Active listening skills
  • Relaxation and concentration
  • Communicating confidently to an audience
  • Harnessing their personality and presence to affect a group

With useful feedback from specialist actor/trainers from the National Theatre, Participants will gain key insights into their individual communication style and learn to more effectively command the attention of others in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 3 start dates

31 January, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

13 March, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

12 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for professionals from the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors who are at middle management level and above.

Training Course Content

The course provides participants with:

  • An insight into what makes people interesting to listen to
  • Improved use of voice and breathing
  • Active listening skills and techniques for concentration and relaxation
  • An understanding of physical presence and body language
  • Increased confidence in communicating to an audience
  • The ability to harness their own personality, presence and purpose to affect a group


Average rating 5

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23 Nov 2023

Really rewarding, the workshop leaders were excellent and created an environment where everyone felt enabled to step outside their confort zone, and explore ways to communicate ...

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Kim Clarke
12 Oct 2023
Great for confidence

It was a really great day and one that I will remember for a long time. In the lead up I was feeling a bit nervous, but the course leads made everyone feel really comfortable a...

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05 Oct 2023
Influence & Rapport

The course is great in its content and structure. I like that in the morning we learn the tips and tricks and in the afternoon, we get to be looked after individually and prac...

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The cost of this course is £440, including a ticket to a performance at the National Theatre on the same day.

Participants receive a 10% discount when booking both Personal Impact and Influence & Rapport.

Bespoke Training

Theatreworks also run bespoke courses, coaching clinics and high impact sessions for all sectors. These can be delivered in-house, in the National Theatre's rehearsal studios or in the National Theatre's building itself.

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National Theatre
Royal National Theatre
Upper Ground, South Bank
SE1 9PX London

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