Learn to speak and present with confidence on the business stage. Our courses are for individuals and teams who want to increase their impact and influence and are facilitated by experienced theatre coaches and teachers who are highly skilled in their specialist areas.

The courses are tailored to you and have flexible delivery modes. They are all based in our Bruford Studios in Downshire House in Belfast. Rose Bruford College has an international reputation as a provider of world-class training and education in both performing and technical arts.


Be Seen and Heard in the Workplace

Improve your ability to communicate with clarity and impact.

Aimed at managers and leaders in business, using the techniques of coaches, and theatre practitioners,  these introductory day workshops will look at voice, breath, and body language. We will look at what prevents us from communicating clearly and with confidence, and teach you how to increase your presence and impact. This 1-day course is for anyone who wants to communicate more effectively in the workplace.

Fee £95

Course dates

  • Friday 1st July  2022 9am- 5pm
  • Friday 22nd July 2022 9am- 5pm

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Please contact us at [email protected] for more information on the course.**

Pitching and Presenting

Learn how to speak to groups with confidence and ease.

We will look at managing nerves, using breath, and maximising influence through your body language and mindset. Each participant will have the opportunity to learn new skills and put them into practice with their own presentation. The course is aimed at those with business to promote, including internal and external projects – anyone who needs to take their personal or corporate brand to the next level. 

Fee £90

Course dates

  • Tuesday 26nd July 2022 9am- 5pm

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Please contact us at [email protected] for more information on the course.**

Our Course Tutors

Jo Dow – Screen-acting/Business coaching

Jo trained at the Guildhall School under Patsy Rodenburg OBE and after 25 years on stage and TV, has moved sideways onto ‘the business stage’ as a coach and role-player for RADAbusiness with the Civil Service, Network Rail, Google, and multiple organisations and individuals. Jo is Director of the Rose Bruford Belfast Screen Acting Course.

Pat O’Toole – Impact for Business and Be Seen and Heard/ Presentation Skills

Pat trained as an actor at Arts Educational Drama School and has spent her career as an acting tutor, trainer, and director. She trained as a Personal Development Coach over ten years ago and works with business, education, and the arts helping individuals and teams to maximise their impact and presence. Pat is also a Course Director at Rose Bruford College.

Individual coaching can be arranged at a rate of £150  per 1.5 hours.


** Terms and Conditions: The College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any course. All courses are subject to a minimum number of students and will not be guaranteed until this number is reached. If the College cancels a course you have booked onto, your fee will be fully refunded. It is strongly recommended that all students insure themselves to cover the loss of any costs incurred in the event of cancellation, illness or travel problems, for which the College cannot accept any liability. **