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MOE Digital Academy – Develop your presenting skills

22nd July 2021 | 7:00pm-8:30pm BST

Join Alasdair Craig for a MOE Digital Academy designed to revisit effective non-verbal communication while taking it to the next level going into practical detail on how to create impactful content.

MOE community contributor and Alumni, Alasdair is a Theatre and TV Actor, Voice Over Artist and Co-founder of ‘Connect at a Distance’ specialising in presentation skills training. 

On 22nd July 2021 this gifted (no charge to attend) 90-minute virtual evening session will comprise two parts:

Part 1: Congruence between non-verbal and verbal communication.

A revisit of the relationship between non-verbal communication and message impact. To include exercises on status and additional developmental exercises on; pace, pausing, ‘stacking/deluging’, energy, tone, eye contact, smiling, ‘undermining language’, ‘fillers’ and managing tension/nerves.

Part 2: Techniques to create impactful content.

Developmental exercises to generate feelings in our listener (inspire, energise, alert, etc). and exercises/techniques to create, story, themes, imagery & metaphor.

Join us for MOE Digital Academy this July! 

Participants will develop skills and confidence around presenting & professional discourse. Alasdair is offering an interactive, accessible and social training session – building further on the valuable training he offered in January’s MDA – although you do not need to have attended in January to benefit hugely from his next training session. 

Alasdair Craig

Alasdair is an Actor, Trainer, Workshop-Leader and Coach. After gaining a BA Hons degree in Politics and American Studies, he went on to train at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating with distinction in Classical Acting.

He worked for many years with Edward Hall’s all-male Shakespeare Company, ‘Propeller’, touring the world in many of their critically acclaimed productions, including residencies in New York and London’s West End.

Other notable work has included ‘Not about Heroes’ at the Trafalgar Studios (West End) and playing the part of Friedrich, in the National Theatre’s production of ‘War Horse’ (West End).

More recently, he has appeared in season 3 of ‘The Crown’ and continues to pursue a varied voice-over career, ranging from radio commercials to video games and audiobooks.

As an Educational Practitioner at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, he writes and leads workshops on Shakespeare’s plays for young people and practitioners of all ages.

Alasdair is a certified MOE Coach and has delivered training as part of the MOE training team. An experienced Trainer, Alasdair has worked in a variety of settings, applying many of the techniques used by professional actors to strengthen interpersonal skills and empower individuals to speak and present with confidence and authority. He has lectured and trained Business Undergraduates and worked with a variety of clients, across a range of industries.