Public Speaking

The Durban Actors Studio Public Speaking Programme is for any adult or child (from the age of 9) who wants support, guidance and encouragement in the field of Public Speaking.  

Our 8 week Public Speaking Programme equips you with the skills needed to speak confidently in any situation, be it in the boardroom, classroom, or seminar/conference room; we will help you develop the skills needed to research, structure and continuously deliver engaging speeches. Training given is one-on-one to ensure we meet your exact requirements. 


  • Develop correct breathing for speech
  • Develop vocal projection and clarity of speech
  • Identify body language to engage your audience
  • Structure a speech that establishes ethos (credibility)
  • Develop the delivery of a speech using these vocal and physical tools


  • The programme runs over 8 consecutive weeks; 1 class per week
  • Each class is 50 minutes in duration
  • Classes can take place Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm (6 pm final START time for a class) – student to select suitable day/time
  • Fee R3600


  • When you click the button below you will be taken to our online booking form. Complete the form in full. Once the form is submitted our studio will invoice you for the Public Speaking Programme and confirm your training day/time. Payment is required on receipt of the invoice to secure your place.

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 From a young age I’ve always had a problem with articulation and speaking in public and as time went on I started to withdraw from social setting and kept to myself.  To my surprise After our very first classes friends and family noticed a considerable difference in my articulation and projection. Nicole was always professional and had carefully crafted lessons to empower me with actionable tools and exercise for my permanent results. I would highly recommend Nicole to anyone who is considering the course as she improved my confidence and help me get my voice back.” 
Peter Halford - Public Speaking
“Thank you both for helping me with regards to being a better public speaker.  I have found the exercise and practises that we did very helpful.  After vocal training my colleagues have commented on me being louder and more audible. I will definitely recommend your course to colleagues.”
Mano Moodley