Formerly a Senior Lecturer in TESOL, now an academic coach and mentor for students and staff in Higher Education, I help you achieve your full potential. I support your academic and professional development, including academic writing, writing for publication, reflective writing, giving presentations, intercultural communication, giving lectures to an international audience and dissertation preparation. If you are operating in a second language, I can also support your academic English language www.*** ;I'm based in the Lancaster area but do most of my mentoring and coaching online, using Zoom, so there are no geographical boundaries. Our first meeting is free and there is no obligation to contract www.*** ;
Private one to one tuition available in all aspects of performance and communication skills. Tuition is available in Acting for fun, confidence, competition, Lamda Exams, drama scholarships and drama school auditions. We also offer tuition in Shakespeare, Poetry, Literature, Public Speaking and Musical Theatre. We offer a large, comfortable space in Central Chippenham with easy access to the mainline train station and parking is available.
I trained at the Oxford School of Drama from 2002 to 2005. As a professional actor, I've appeared in major TV, Film and Theatre productions in the UK, the US and Canada. My work on Supernatural, Psych and A Christmas Prince 1 & 2 can currently be viewed on Netflix. Prior to appearing on TV and Film, I spent 8 years working regularly in UK Theatre.
I have extensive experience working in corporate training and facilitation. In 2015 I joined a leading London-based communication skills company, departing to work independently in 2016. He has since conducted over 1000 hours of one-to-one and group communication training.
Previous clients include managers and executives from: Goldman-Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBS, Hellman & Friedman, Appirio, Hive Learning, AMC Europe, B3, Regester Larkin by Deloitte, the British Army, UK Border Agency, The Garnett Foundation, Channel 4 THINKBigger!, SOAS University of London, Wright & Wright Architects, Imperial College London, Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency & Bit Zesty Ltd.
Based on my own experience of overcoming speech challenges as a child, I feel there is no limit to a person’s potential as a powerful, skilled and accomplished communicator if they’re willing to commit themselves to self-expression and connecting with those around them. In Praesentia Training, I bring together acting technique and the latest learning methodologies - including sequencing, online learning and self-instruction - to give my clients the tools to build their confidence and skill long into the future.
For more info about Praesentia Training, please head to our website: www.***
For more information about my creative projects please visit www.***
Madeleine Milburn - Literary Agent of the Year, 2018 British Book Awards
‘Learning from Theo was a life-changing experience. He makes you feel so relaxed, creating a very easy environment to learn in. I now feel I have more authority and integrity in every social and professional situation.'
Edwin Abl - Chief Marketing Officer, Hive Learning
Theo continues to provide evolving solutions to my public speaking challenges. So far he’s helped me to confidently engage large audiences of business leaders as well as high-value meetings within my own organisation. As well as introducing him to colleagues and their teams, I continue to mine Theo for ever more valuable insights!
Laura Paplauskaite - Founder & Managing Director, Bit Zesty Ltd.
I would recommend Theo to anyone who needs to hone their public speaking or general communication skills. Theo is brilliant at putting me at ease - working with him is always fun. I no longer avoid presentations or dread pitches - in fact, I view them as an opportunity to practice my (newly acquired) skills.
An experienced secondary English teacher with over 10 years' experience of teaching and examining at GCSE and A-level, achieving outstanding progress and results. I have been a senior examiner for a major exam board for 7 years, marking English Language papers.
I am also qualified and experienced in teaching English as a foreign language (Trinity TESOL Cert) and am able to deliver this to learners of all abilities, and to work with EAL learners on their school work and examination preparation.
I have a background and keen interest in Drama and public speaking and can support adult learners to develop their presentation and public speaking skills.
Ashley has been coaching for 10+ years.
He has an MA in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
He's a published author and mentor.
He has worked with people just like you, from all around the world.
He's based in Buckinghamshire, but coaches globally online.
I am a Secondary school teacher with over 10 years experience teaching Drama, English and Pshe.
Lamda /New Era Speech and Drama
I have over 30 years experience as a professional practitioner in the Performing Arts including directing, stage management and teaching. I have run my own Performing Arts Schools and been Head of Department and Head of Faculty in varios colleges. I have also taught English from GCSE up to Degree Level.
I studied for a BA in English & Drama which unfortunately was not completed due to ill health. However I have gone on to gain other qualifications at degree level including:
Associte of the Drama Board (teaching)
Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama (teacxhing)
Cert Ed (post compulsory Education & Training)
Cert in Counselling
I have examined English & Theatre Studfies for AQA & Edexcel Exam Boards
I have been an examiner for Trinity College in Acting & Communication Skills
I am a member of the British Voice Association
I was previously a member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators
I beleive in my skills and guidance. I can help childdren to reach their potentials. i have worked various children with different needs. i can help children to succeed and enjoy their learning in effective and through interesting activities.