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How can we help?


How can we help?

What's it going to take to get you to the next level?

Whether you are an emerging Entrepreneur, a seasoned Executive or somewhere
in-between our coaches can take you to the next level.

 Our coaches have extensive backgrounds in Theatre/Performance and Movement. Our focus is in the areas of Strategic Communications, Public Speaking/Presentation or Presence, our coaches can help you achieve greater impact and communication fluency.

All of packages start with 5 Individual Sessions. You will work with your coach to establish objectives and then your coach will guide you to success.

Sessions last about an hour and can take place on or off site.  We generally recommend that these sessions be scheduled bi-weekly for new clients to allow for maximum effect. 

We have a handy-dandy online scheduler that provides a convenient way for busy professionals to schedule sessions.


Meet our coaches

Kate Bringardner

Communications Strategy
Content Development
Presence / Confidence

Jennifer Pennington

Public Speaking / Presentation
Accent Modification


Whitney Bishop


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Dorothy Henning

Executive presence
Managing anxiety

Communication Lab

                                                                               A day long exploration of Communication Skills 

Communication Lab

                                                                               A day long exploration of Communication Skills 

Looking for a way to sharpen your communication skills? Interested in how to be a better speaker, collaborator or leader? Curious about how to take your development to the next level?


January 18, 2018

8:30AM - 4:30PM

at the Louisville Studio/Theatre

632 E.Market Street


Facilitated by Kate Bringardner & Shauvon McGill

Maximum Participants: 12

Welcome to The Communication Lab
A day long exploration of Communication and Confidence.

 In the morning all participants will practice the skills that will help them pitch an idea, influence a team, promote collaboration and innovate around business changes, and adapt to new circumstances quickly. 

What does all that mean? 

Be present to your team
Say Yes! to a new ideas and big challenges.
Show up big. For yourself and your team.
Speak with Confidence


Here's how it will work:

8:30 - 9 Coffee and Conversation
9-Noon Lab 360 Facilitated by Kate Bringardner
Noon - 1:30 Lunch Break
(Nulu offers lots of options nearby for Lunch!)
1:30 - 4:30 Improv : Business Facilitated by Shauvon McGill


 Lab 360 is a public speaking workshop.  For the Lab 360 all Participants are expected to bring in some prepared material to deliver in front of the group. This can be any sort of presentation or keynote that you may be working on or delivered recently. The important thing is not the content itself (though you can receive feedback and coaching on that too if you so desire), but rather the action of getting up in front of the group and speaking - it is a public speaking course after all. All Participants will receive coaching as well as feedback from the group, the areas of Delivery and Presence. Everybody will have multiple opportunities to get on their feet and make adjustments and try new things. The goal of Lab 360 is to increase Confidence and Skill in Public Speaking & Presentation. 

Business : Improv is a half day course that utilizes Improv to teach and expand Leadership Skills. Led by Improv Associate Shauvon McGill the course involves All Play as well as Partner and Individual work.  Ranging from games to scene work, participants will learn the basics of Improv - such as Say Yes and Make on Offer. The course also includes facilitated discussion about applying the theory and practices of Improv to Business and Communication. The goal of Business : Improv is to stretch the skills of Participants, to expand the definition of what they think is possible and to create confident and capable Leaders and Team Members.  There is no preparation needed for this part of the course. 


Leadership Lessons that last a Lifetime

Improv : Leadership First Cohort!

Communication Lab will help you

  • Think on your feet
  • Listen with focus
  • Communicate with presence and power
  • Adapt when things go awry
  • Adjust to new information
  • Be present to what is happening now

            ... while remaining calm, cool and confident.



Total Cost $625
Total Value

What are you waiting for?


What is The Speaker's Studio?

The Speaker's Studio is space for Leaders and Speakers to stretch their muscles and practice their skills. Our work is grounded in Performance and Movement Theory, with a dash of Mindset & Strategy.  Most of our coaches have a background in Performance; be it Theatre or Improv.  All are experienced coaches and teachers. Our Lab style classes are designed to maximize effect and practice because we believe the best kind of learning is done on your feet. With a side of play.  And some good questions. 

What is Improv?

Improv is, at its heart, unscripted scenes. Meaning the scenes are created in real time. Between two or more people. Improv is the ability to say Yes. To Make an Offer. To make your partner look excellent. And the ability to create with others. Improv games ask for imagination, curiosity, and collaboration. Yes, sometimes you will look silly - but we all will at some point. Yes, sometimes Improv is funny but it's not about the comedy,  Yes, sometimes it uncomfortable - it's important to feel that too.  Improv is an incredibly flexible tool that allows you to practice the skills of leadership and life in safe and supportive environment.  



What if I'm not ready yet?

Send us your contact info, and we will contact you when you will have another chance to join us.

What if I'm not ready yet?

Send us your contact info, and we will contact you when you will have another chance to join us.

You just aren't quite ready to be a better you. We get it. Send us your email address, and we will keep you updated with future opportunities. Don't worry, your email address is safe with us.

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