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Personal Myths & Legends: The Art of Oral Storytelling

at The Story Source - Greenwich Village 70 Washington Square S, New York, New York 10012

Learn the mechanics of storytelling through written exercises, and polish your delivery in front of an audience. Everyone has a story to tell, so why not tell a great one? Mine your life experiences for good stories with the goal of bringing them to the stage. In class, discover your inner storyteller through improvisational exercises, By the end...

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Vitamin R VisionWorking Series: Pitch The Media

at New York Open Center - Flatiron 22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Professional publicist and media trainer Marcy Clark guides you in the subtle art of crafting an engaging pitch letter to any publication on your “wish-list.” Practice, in written and verbal form, how to incorporate the pitch elements that every media outlet or speaking engagement decision-maker looks for—including third-party endorsement and...

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Never Sound Unprepared Again (Even If You Are)

at Speak Wells - Flatiron 37 East 28th Street, Suite 201 (2nd Fl), New York, New York 10016

Sound Sure of Yourself Even When it's Off the Cuff Whether in office meetings, client phone calls, or unexpected curve ball questions thrown at you during a presentation, you can’t be prepared for everything that comes your way. Or can you? This workshop will teach you how to come off like an expert and authority, even when you don’t know the...

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Telling Your Story: How to Catch an Editor's Eye

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Every project, and every client, has a story. And every compelling story, like every great design, consistently contains similar elements: drama, history, color, detail, context, facts, quotes and anecdotes. Before your work can be published, every reporter, freelance and staff, needs to sell your story to their editors. As a career journalist writing...

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5 sessions

Develop Presentation Skills as a Business Professionals

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

This highly interactive workshop helps business professionals become more confident, engaging and effective speakers in any context, from a meeting with colleagues to a sales pitch or keynote address.  Learn to present your ideas more powerfully in a corporate environment and see yourself on video! Each participant receives a copy of Brandt Johnson's...

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Body Language and Awareness for Public Speaking

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

The body plays an important role in public speaking, helping you manage nervousness, project your voice and sound better. This interactive mini-course focuses on the physical aspects of good public speaking and how the body and mind interact.  Discover how to develop a powerful presence through body awareness, posture, relaxation, breathing and...

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Yeah She Did: Explorers

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

YEAH SHE DID is a storytelling series that shines a light on the sheroes that should have been. A lineup of female-identifying comedians, writers, and storytellers join forces to share the stories of some of the greatest women the world has ever known (but history forgot). This month's theme: Explorers Women have always run the...

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Speaking in Public

at Borough of Manhattan Community College - Financial District 25 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10004

This course will help you gain confidence and strength in your presentation techniques. You will: Increase your tone: pitch variety, rhythm, and volume. Enjoy the art of enhancing imagery with the stressing of words and syllables. Gain a variety of breathing techniques and voice exercises to overcome fear and nerves. Learn body language and...

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8 sessions

Our House: A storytelling benefit for Swing Left

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

This is a storytelling show + fundraiser about taking power back—in our lives and in our government. Join us for a night of badass personal stories about reclaiming power, and hear from political organizers about ways to support the blue wave in the 2018 midterm elections. Featuring stories from: Danny Artese (Moth GrandSLAM Winner, “The Day...

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New York City's Secrets and Lies

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Can you tell the difference between a secret and a lie? Four expert storytellers spin incredible tales about the secret pasts of NYC locations you walk by every day. All the stories are true except for one. If you can identify the lie, you’ll be in the running to win a pair of tickets to a secret NYC event.

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Training from the Back of the Room

at Concepts & Beyond Inc - Midtown East 110 E 59th St, New York, New York 10022

Training from the Back of the Room is a fresh approach to learning and training. Based on cognitive neuroscience without boring lectures and bleak corporate slides. TBR teaches you how to engage 5 senses, keep your learners active and engaged throughout the class. Developed by Sharon Bowman, the “Training from the Back of the Room” is now recognized...

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Represent: Tell Your Story the Way You Want 3Wk Series

at The Engaging Educator - Manhattan 520 8th Ave, New York, New York 10018

Are you interviewing for a new job, networking your new idea, or connecting at conferences and meetings, and the mere thought about your elevator pitch gives you anxiety? Experts say you’ve got under 90 seconds to convince your listener to continue to listen – so you don’t have a second to spare with those nerves! Why don’t you improve your...

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3 sessions

Storytelling for Business People

at Input Lofts (formerly WECREATE) - Greenwich Village 58 E 11th St 8th Fl, New York, New York 10003

By the end of class, each student will have at least two stories to take away and a deeper understanding of the role of storytelling in business. Do you need an amazing story to tell at meetings or during a presentation? Are you trying to launch or brand a product and want an enticing hook? Does your mission statement need an overhaul? In this...

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Public Relations 101

at General Assembly - Flatiron 10 E 21st St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10010

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, startup, social media or marketing professional, small business, or just looking to up your media skills, this class will help you understand the fundamentals of public relations. You’ll learn what constitutes news and how to extract newsworthy angles and create compelling pitches, as well as when and how to reach...

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Yeah She Did: Stories About Women You Should Know

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Join us for a most kickass kick-off to International Women’s Day as a lineup of extraordinary comedians, writers, and storytellers celebrate some of the greatest women the world has ever known (but that you might not!). Featuring: • Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central, Bojack Horseman) • Keisha Zollar (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) • Georgia...

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