Since 2016 I’ve been running ‘Present Yourself’ comedy workshops. Teaching how stand up can improve your performance at public speaking events. These are active workshops with plenty of side coaching and feedback from the perspective of a stand up comedian. There are no scripts, just learning and laughter.
What’s covered in a Present Yourself! comedy workshop
- Reviewing your current approach
- Adding performance
- Scripted content vs improvisation
- Editing for impact and humour
- Stage presence
|Per hour (up to 4 hours)||£70|
|Group session Present Yourself!
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Many thanks to John, a real master in the craft of improvised speaking. – Andy Atkins, Resonant
“I came away with more confidence and an understanding that I can talk about topics that I’m passionate about in a way to engage the audience” – Ollie, Business Growth Hub
“Got a lot from it. Hope to implement in my workplace.” – Manchester Business Growth Hub
“Amazing workshop, thank you for making the storytelling so much fun”
The Coalville Hero Project
“Excellent workshop on telling your story”
Jax Lovelock – Dewsbury Park Mansion
“Excellent session. John made us feel at ease and have fun whilst giving us valuable advice and skills.”
– Liz Whitely
“Brilliant – straight away comfortably out of my comfort zone!”- Manchester Business Growth Hub event
“Eye-opening and something that I’d do again”
– David Norris
“Scary but loads of fun too, brilliant.”
– Terry Corbett
“Really enjoyed it and got out of my comfort zone.“
– Connor Aston
What makes a ‘Present Yourself’ comedy workshops different?
- Flexibility, venue and duration can change to suit individual needs
- It’s an entertaining learning experience where you get to be the centre of attention.
- A focus on improving engagement, better storytelling and ad-libbing while staying on topic.
Taking experience from the demanding environment of stand-up comedy, These Present Yourself! comedy workshops use humour to help unlock creative thinking and build confidence in front of an audience.
There’s a book too. Public Speaking.
The Present Yourself! book is a fully illustrated guide offering loads of help to get better at speaking and presenting. To get a free sampler of the bok (in PDF format) fill in the form below.