WHO: Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts
WHAT: Speaking Up For Success class
WHEN: Mondays, 7 to 9 p.m., March 20 – May 8
WHERE: Patel Conservatory
DETAILS: This eight-week course provides working professionals with the tools to present themselves and their ideas in meeting and speech modes. Participants will focus on the preparation required for a successful presentation and techniques to ease the public speaking process.
Instructor Matthew Belopavlovich will present a new lesson each week, focusing on various public speaking topics and techniques ranging from organization to relaxation. Belopavlovich, who possesses a BFA in acting, spent two years presenting in front of thousands of people, while touring the country for Feld Entertainment.
The Theater Flex Card option allows students to attend for five weeks instead of eight, if preferred. Registration and more information are available at www.patelconservatory.org and by calling 813.222.1040. Tuition for Speaking Up For Success is $200.
The accredited Patel Conservatory offers classes in dance, music and theater for students of all ages and experience levels.