Public Speaking Course - Practical & Interactive

Improve your public speaking abilities and confidence! Very practical teaching you can use today!!

Sydney Comedy School
Sydney Comedy School
5.0 (13)

2 x 2.5 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 4 to 200

label $220 - $280 (or 4 payments of $55 - $70 Afterpay)
(Earlybird price of $220 applies if you book into a public session 15+ days ahead. $100 per class surcharge applies for private classes)

This highly interactive course will help you to be a more confident and charismatic public speaker.

If you ever feel nervous presenting at work, speaking with clients, or making a great first impression, then this is the course for you!

Course info
This course will involve a deep dive into how you can present more effectively through simple yet powerful changes to your body language.

It will help you to write more clearly and structure a presentation that is impactful and memorable.

And it will give you tools that you can use to think more quickly on your feet and not get thrown off your key messages.


  • Speechwriting fundamentals
  • Body language
  • Vocals, eye contact, posture
  • How to handle nerves
  • Tricks to remember what to say
  • Handling questions and disruption
  • Tips for thinking quickly on your feet

  • This 5-hour course is held over two consecutive Thursdays. I.e. the Thursday listed in this booking and the very next Thursday.
  • Class is 6:30pm-9:00pm

"A fun, vibrant energy that helped made everyone feel confident and brought out their best. Would recommend!" - Jesse

"A presenter I aspire to be like. I like David's laid-back yet professional style. It is easy to learn off someone who makes the content fun and engaging." - Ash

"I feel much more confident about speaking in public." - Lucy

"The knowledge Dave provides will help you grow. Not only your skills with public speaking, but also your overall communication skills in LIFE." - Gareth

The session is led by David Crisante, a former ABC and SBS journalist, who was then a speechwriter for politicians for five years.

David runs the Sydney Comedy School and Future Science Talks. He has trained thousands of people and MCs several events each week. David is also available for 1:1 sessions.

Save $60 per guest, when you book 15+ days before a class

Knowledge required
Just yourself and your interest in improving and learning!
What to bring
A notepad and pen
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive sessions, which are 1 week apart.


Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Darley Street, Newtown NSW

This venue is a short walk from St Peters station (300m).

Your teacher can also travel within 30 kms of Newtown, to a venue of your choice for a private class

Public Speaking Course - Practical & Interactive location
Your teacher
Sydney Comedy School
Sydney Comedy School

5.0 (13)

I'm David Crisante, the Director and Founder of the Sydney Comedy School, ProSpeak and Future Science Talks. Get in touch today to increase your confidence and public speaking ability!

For the past 20 years I have been helping people find their voice and tell their story with greater impact.

Get in touch with me today for a free discovery session. I run team-building sessions, and public speaking workshops for individuals and teams (both in-person and online).

My clients include Google, IKEA, Commonwealth Bank, Canva and many more.

Courses are available via ClassBento and are taught at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Sydney Community College, TAFEs and universities across Australia.

All courses and classes are highly practical. They will help you to utilise the power of storytelling and comedy to be more confident on stage, during important conversations, and throughout your everyday life.

My background includes:
*Director of ProSpeak, Sydney Comedy School & Future Science Talks
*Running Australia's only federally-funded Science Comedy Program
*ABC, SBS, and Tokyo-based journalist
*Diplomat and trade negotiator
*Speechwriter for numerous politicians including Julie Bishop
*Head of media and communications at WWF-Australia, Neuroscience Research Australia, icare, Rural Doctors Network and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

For your free discovery session please contact me today.

More about this class

This teacher has 13 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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