About Us

Our training for business helps individuals and teams become more confident and compelling communicators.


Drawing on our specialisms in acting and theatre we offer practical training in a rehearsal studio setting or at your business premises, allowing you to practice in a safe environment under the direction of our experienced facilitators.

Presenting with confidence 

Our presentation skills workshop examines how to deliver an engaging presentation with confidence. Applying techniques from actor training, you will learn how to structure your presentation for effective storytelling, communicate clearly and use body language effectively. You will take part in practical exercises in groups and individually. You will also have opportunities to deliver a presentation and receive individual feedback and guidance. 

What will I learn?

Key skills:

  • Body language

  • Presence

  • Vocal skills

  • Rhythm

  • Overcoming stress

  • Creating a narrative journey

Key outcomes:

  • Increase confidence

  • Improve delivery

  • Develop presence

  • Communicate clearly and persuasively

Our next course:


Shoebox Theatre, Milton Rd, Swindon, SN1 1JA



How much: £135 including lunch

Looking for something different?

We also provide:


Team building days:

  • Puppetry

  • Stage Combat

  • Improvisation


Courses and training days:

  • Building resilience and positivity

  • Positive communication and relationship building

  • Creative thinking for problem solving

  • Creative facilitation

  • Presentation skills

How can I book?

Email office@actorsinstitute.co.uk to find out about future public courses or if you would like to discuss a bespoke/exclusive workshop or team-building day at the Shoebox Theatre or at your business premises. 

Stage combat

 APC Equity recognised exam courses in stage combat at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.​


Actor's workout


Acting foundation

Weekly sessions focusing on either scripted or improv work to keep your acting technique sharp and well-practiced.

Part-time Acting foundation course designed for students working towards auditioning for drama school or university.

Actors' Institute and Shoebox Theatre are trading names of Wrong Shoes Theatre Company.

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