Public speaking and reading aloud skills
For writers, poets and artists
For actors and performers
Learn how to speak and read well to an audience with Philippa Hammond
I gave a three hour 1-1 session on sight-reading from the script for actors this week, covering dealing with nerves, preparing the voice, marking up the script and using the voice and non-verbal communication to light up the words for audition, recording and performance.
Drama schools seldom teach commercials casting techniques, so if an actor wants to work in commercials, it’s vital to learn what’s wanted – and what isn’t. A casting director may see 150 people in a day for a commercial, yet only a few will be pencilled in for possible casting – and it’s often the