For more than 50 years, the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) has been recognised as a leader in performing arts education with world-class facilities, prestigious training programs and a legacy that includes generations of actors, directors and production professionals who have found success around the world.
NIDA Corporate draws on the actor’s toolkit to deliver practical skills-based training for individuals and businesses across all sectors. Courses cover professional communication, staff engagement, presenting and public speaking, utilising techniques drawn from NIDA’s world-renowned performing arts teaching methodologies.
This masterclass series, designed exclusively for NSW Young Lawyers, offers members an opportunity to learn techniques to enhance their leadership style, present with confidence, and improve their professional communication style in a variety of contexts.
Masterclass Series Sessions
Masterclass #1 Presenting with Confidence, 15 February 2017
Consider the impact of nerves on your ability to present in front of small and large groups. Observe, and experience, physical and vocal techniques that can help you manage performance anxiety and present with greater confidence.
Masterclass #2 Working the Room - Network with success and build professional relationships, 3 May 2017
Do you feel awkward at networking events? Learn how the actor’s toolkit can help you network effectively and build genuine rapport in a business or social situation. Consider new ways to approach networking scenarios and develop confidence to make a great first impression.
Masterclass #3 Persuasive Negotiation, 26 July 2017
How do you respond when you are put on the spot? Consider techniques to navigate your way through crucial negotiations. Learn about the techniques actors use to think on their feet and communicate with success in high-pressure situations.
Masterclass #4 Creating Excellent Communicators, 15 November 2017
How does your communication affect your audience? Examine your personal style and approach to relationship building at work. Explore techniques to adapt your communication style to address the needs of different audiences. Investigate the tools actors use in improvisation to create flow in conversations.