Established worldwide for 40 years, The Helen O’Grady Drama Academy has had huge success in the private sector, providing training in confidence and communication skills.
Renowned as a drama school for self-development in children and adults, the Academy has over 90,000 students attending classes each week. Each class coaches and supports the students to build confidence, creativity and positive verbal communication skills.
The Academy is rapidly expanding in the world of business and continues to provide verbal communication, confidence & self-development training to adults in the workplace in a fun, fresh and unique way. The objective is to develop people for the future by helping companies build enthusiastic, efficient and effective workforces through a variety of drama techniques.
“At South City Hospital, we have been working closely with the Drama Academy on the corporate programme which is a benefit to both professional and personal lives. The CEO is thrilled with the results and is keen to continue the programme, until all her 500 members of staff have had a chance to work with the Helen O’Grady team.”
“I’m so glad I approached the Helen O Grady team for help with developing my vocal projection and public speaking. The team made me feel so at ease in my first consultation and were really keen to make sure they fully understood what I needed and why.”
“The sessions were really fun and so enlightening. I left the sessions feeling I had learnt so much about how to deliver a more polished performance in my role.”
42 academies in the uk alone
The Helen O’Grady Drama Academy was founded in 1979 when Helen O’Grady, a trained teacher, drama teacher and actress, commenced after school drama classes for children.
Her aim for the Academy was to provide a self-development programme, specialising in building confidence, self-esteem and verbal communication skills resulting, through drama, in a more positive approach to life.
work & play with passion
We believe the performing arts are an exciting, stimulating way to develop long lasting skills which transfer easily to the workplace.
“Development through drama” is a unique and exciting premise, so relevant to our Training and Development Programme where everyday life skills can be imparted, through drama, to people of all ages and in all situations.
People development & teamwork
We offer creative and exciting drama activities, written and collated by experts in training and development, which will easily transfer to common situations encountered in the workplace.
Whether imparted to individuals, small groups or a more substantial number, we guarantee delegates will leave feeling enabled and confident.