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Public Speaking, English and Drama Coach Gloucestershire

Venetia Maitland Acting Coaches (Gloucester)

Venetia Maitland Gold Member

  • Cirencester (GL7)
  • Last Logged In: 17 Aug 2017
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Cheltenham, Gloucester, South Gloucestershire, Stroud, Swindon, Tewkesbury, West Oxfordshire

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  • Professional Qualification Drama BA (Hons) First Class and Qualified Teacher Status - English
  • Professional Qualification The Oxford School of Drama - Postgraduate
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS (CRB) On Request
  • Professional Membership Equity


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Personal Message
You can be the performer, public speaker or presenter you want to be. My aim is to address your concerns and reveal a strong, confident and talented individual.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
- Audition Technique for Drama School
- Public Speaking & Presenting
- Monologue & Scene Practice
- Drama.
- Acting.
- English.
Tell me about your qualifications.
I studied Drama at The University of Exeter and graduated with First Class Hons.

After Exeter I trained as an Actress at The Oxford School of Drama (One Year Postgraduate Course)

I have also attended the RADA Shakespeare Summer School where I received an invaluable and intense classical training.

To hear a little bit more about my time at drama school, my life as an actress and why I love what I do, check my video in my 'media' section.
What kind of experience do you have?
After graduating with a First Class Degree in Drama from Exeter University I trained as an Actres at The Oxford School of Drama.

Theatre credits include: Macbeth (Sean Turner, The Greenwich Theatre, London) The Two Worlds of Charlie F (Stephen Rayne, UK No.1 Tour) Twelfth Night (Sean Turner, The Rose Theatre, London) To Kill A Mockingbird (Damien Cruden, York Theatre Royal and UK No.1 Tour)
I have also worked on many film productions and also work as a voice over artist. Companies I have worked for include the BBC RNIB and Hands Up Productions.

I have four years experience as a private tutor and public speaking and drama coach. My clients have all been varied. I have coached pupils of all ages from young children preparing for West End auditions to adults who are required to use presentation and public speaking skills frequently within the workplace.

I am a qualified English teacher and teach English and Drama at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
How much do you charge?
Prices can vary so please feel free to drop me an email and I'll call you for a chat about what exactly you're after and how I can help you.
Where do you teach?

I am based in South West London.
I teach in my spacious flat which provides a great environment in which to practice and learn. I can also travel to you, anywhere within the city, either in the comfort of your own home or at your office or place of work.

I do ask for a travel fee if outside zone 2. This can be discussed at a later date depending on location.
When are you available?
Evenings during the week.

Please contact for more specifics.
Which ages and levels do you teach?

I have taught students from as young as 7. There is no upper age limit.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Theatrical performances
Important presentations
A Levels
General public speaking
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Where and with whom did you train?
The University of Exeter
The Oxford School of Drama
Swindon SCITT
Tell me about some of your current students.
"Working with Venetia has been great fun and has made a big difference. My presentations have more impact and more authority, and she's helped me communicate better in meetings too. My team have also used some of her techniques to prepare for pitches and they've helped us present ourselves as relaxed, confident, and in control"
Callum, Management Consultant, London.
Do you have a personal message for students?
If you are looking for help with performance or public speaking please do get in touch.

I choose different techniques and exercises for each individual to help you gain confidence and improve your performance, style and chances of achieving your goals. I make sure that the way we work is tailored to your needs and the way you work.

Do get in touch, for free, if you'd like to find out more.