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28th March 2019 Jemma Green

Rewiring the Body with RADA Business

Personal Development / Communication / Body Language / Impact

What is it about?

Throughout your career, you’ll require excellent communication skills and the ability to talk about your ideas. Join actress, director and workshop leader, Leandra Ashton, in this practical masterclass of tried and tested techniques.

You’ll learn simple strategies to help you communicate with greater impact. Discover how to develop authority in your voice and physical presence. Explore ways to be more confident in your communication.

This will be a fully practical masterclass, offering a taste of the techniques taught by the commercial arm of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, RADA Business. You’ll leave the session feeling better able to hold your own, find your voice and be heard.

What will I gain?

— Knowledge and skills to help you hold your own space

— A better understanding of how to have an effective vocal presence

— Tips on creating impact and authority with you physicality

Who is it for?

This session is for those looking to acquire skills such as holding authority in your voice and body, and communicating with impact. It is designed for any career stage.

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Leandra Ashton | Actress, Writer, Director

Leandra trained at RADA after reading Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University.

Fascinated by communication and the power of storytelling, over the past 14 years Leandra has worked as an actress, writer, director and workshop leader. She established Flying Cloud Theatre, producing two new plays and extensive outreach work in association with Turtle Key Arts, West Yorkshire Playhouse and York Theatre Royal.

She has acted with the National Theatre, Teatro Ghione Rome, Sheffield Crucible and Aquila New York, as well as playing guest leads for the BBC and ITV.

She uses her creative experiences to design and deliver transformative training experiences. Leandra’s practical approach has led her to work with people from every walk of life including government leaders, refugees, board executives and students. Her clients include: PA Consulting, Dove, the Foreign Office, Sweaty Betty, Dentsu Aegis, University of York, Lindum, Ahli United Bank, Essence, Stella McCartney and Samaritans.