Public Speaking Classes in Chicago
Presentations and Pitches have to be interesting, they have to tell why the speaker's message is relevant, and do it immediately. They have to teach and inform clearly and directly. The best way to structure a presentation is a story.
Using story structure as our guide, you'll learn to communicate why your products or services directly benefit the audience, how your work fulfils their needs, and inspire the desired action.
Students should have a project, product, idea, or hunch to pitch.
90 minutes of on your feet practical instruction for how to structure your pitch.
Lance gave us the insight to make a great pitch and then got us busy working on our own. I watched every participant make great strides in a short time, and sound ten times more confident then when they started. Well worth it!
I loved the learning style, we were standing and engaged the whole time, a unique and positive class style, with measurable results at each step in the learning process.
The Elevator Pitch class was excellent. Lance encouraged us to get creative and think through our pitch as a group. It was more workshopping than instructional, which is great, if you are open to it! Definitely give this class a try if you want to present yourself in a more effective and creative way.
The life of Lance Brett Hall has followed a typical path: Lance's early interest in high energy physics led to a career in theater. He started doing theater at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. From there, he went on to study directing and acting coaching under Pulitzer Prize nominee David Feldshuh at Cornell University. There, he wrote a thesis on eighteenth century German acting technique. He soon discovered, though, that there aren't many eighteenth century Germans around anymore. Since then, his work has focused on how storytelling technique can help connect us. Lance currently works alongside the sales force of Guaranteed Rate, Inc. He is a member of the charter class of the Institute for Arts Entrepreneurship.