About Emma

Emma’s Starnow profile

Your Party Entertainer is also a Specialist Performance Coach for Your Performance, specialising in Speech and Drama, Interview and Presentation Coaching.

Emma Barnett – Party Entertainer

Qualifications

ATCL S&D TEACH (PRACT), ATCL S&D PERFORM,
ATCL COMM TEACH (PRACT), ATCL COMM PS,
AMSCA, NZ DIP BUS, NZIM MANG, DIP MARK

Speech and Drama qualifications obtained from Trinity College London for Teaching and Performing. Associate Trinity College London Teaching Speech and Drama (Practical). (Received Distinction, 100 percent for Viva voce section). Associate Trinity College London Speech and Drama Performing. Emma also has Associate Trinity College London Teaching Communication Skills (Practical) with Distinction and Associate Trinity College London Communication Skills Public Speaking.

Business qualifications received from Wellington Institute of Technology including New Zealand Diploma in Business, New Zealand Diploma in Management and Diploma in Marketing.

Emma has also completed the course How to Succeed At Interviews from The University of Sheffield through FutureLearn.

As Emma is always extending her Professional Development; she has trained at the highly regarded National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney.

Teaching Experience

Emma has experience as a full time Speech and Drama Teacher; at highly regarded Ascham Private School located in the Eastern Suburbs in Sydney. Teaching 130 students from Prep to Year 12. Transferable skills are also applied to teaching in the highly regarded Ascham Holiday Academy Enrichment Programme.

Emma received the Special Conference Accolade Trophy from Speech Communication Association. This award highlights Emma’s continued interest and importance for current professional development. She is also an Affiliate Member of Speech Communication Association and Emma has been a Speech Communication Association Council Member.

Emma also has Theatre Directing experience.

Acting experience

Wellington Theatre

Received Most Promising Actor award for role of Jessie in Two Women and a Chair by Michael Olsen for Wellington Repertory Theatre. Winner of Regional New Zealand Theatre Federations Community Festival of One Act Plays. (Adjudicator Ewen Coleman).

Emma has performed in a number of shows with Wellington Repertory Theatre including, French Lieutenant’s Woman’ by John Fowles, The Crucible’ by Arthur Miller, Daisy Pulls It Off’ by Denise Deegan. She had also performed in a number of shows with Khandallah Arts Theatre, Tawa Community Theatre, adding to her acting experience.

Other experience

Emma also has experience as an Events Coordinator and a Health and Safety Representative. She also holds a St. Johns First Aid Certificate.

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