As a Communications Coach, I regularly work with clients who want to connect more successfully with their audiences.
But the Bigger Issue Is
first connecting with ourselves. Call it the Inner Sell. Or remembering why we care about our topic. Or reminding ourselves why we’re good at what we do. It’s so easy to forget, isn’t it?
Where’s Your Home Base?
It’s hard to give our audiences what we haven’t already given ourselves. When you are at home within yourself, speaking from a place that feels centered and grounded, you sound terrific.
The You of You
Whatever your topic, setting or size of audiences you speak to, you’re always bringing you into the room. So what fuels you? What helps you feel like your best self?
Dance is My Through-Line
From ballet lessons as a five-year old to the grown-up Swing Dance Camps I now enjoy every summer, dance has always brought me back home to myself, to who I really am.
Another life-long theme has been playing with words. Our family invented made-up words when real words didn’t feel descriptive enough and we created our own favorite, funny sayings.
Move on the Cha-Cha’s
was one of those sayings. When our parents said it, it meant “Quit your dilly-dallying, kids, and get moving!” It’s also the title of the award-winning, one-woman show I developed and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City.
It’s the Ultimate Connection
when I’m connecting both to my passion and to the audiences watching me. I’d have to call it pure joy (mixed in with, let’s be honest, a healthy dose of fear). If you’d like to know more, I’d be honored if you take a look at the show’s website or follow us on Facebook.
Or even better, come join me and connect in-person! The excitement is building as I prepare to perform Move on the Cha-Chas and return to Theatre Row on West 42nd Street (yes, that is off-Broadway) in New York City. The date is Saturday September 28, 2019 at 7:30 pm.
Are you free? It would be so amazing to connect with you there!
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