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Speak the Speech! (Or How to Give Your Own Ted Talk) (HTDT)
Start Date:Tuesday, January 30 (1 meetings)Location: 222, LHS
Instructor: Katherine Poornima Kirby Meeting Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuition: $40($30 for seniors)Status: Running/Still Openings

Do you have exciting and important things to say, but aren’t sure how to say them? Are you a little rusty at speaking in public? Taught by a professional actress and writer, this relaxed and welcoming course will provide a laboratory in which to dust off your inspired notions and give them voice. We’ll explore the structure of famous speeches by everyone from Shakespeare to Martin Luther King, as well as a variety of Ted Talks. We’ll talk about what makes a good topic, how to present it with your unique perspective and personal brand of humor, and we’ll learn simple memorization and performance tools that can help your words and ideas shine. Students who wish to will have the chance to perform and record a short “Ted Talk” of their own as a culminating project.