Communication and Presentation Skills Training

Handcrafted for Individuals and Groups 


 Our interactive, on-your-feet training teaches you how to speak in public and how to have presenceWe adapt theatrical techniques backed by science designed to empower your voice

Individual Training

Improve your own communication and presentation skills in a safe space with a trusted outside eye.

Group Training

Arm your team with effective communication skills and transform staff members into spokespeople.

Events + Press


  • Ally Tubis, VP, Data Science

    Ally Tubis, VP, Data Science

    Bespoken showed me that public speaking is a craft that can be perfected with practice. Leah was always there for me, and provided strategies for me to be successful even after our sessions. She just wants her clients to succeed and to support them in anyway they need. Having her support in preparing verbally, physically and emotionally for the presentation was a better experience than I could have imagined and I highly recommend working with Leah.

  • Anna Nerezova, Analyst, Performance and Optimization

    Anna Nerezova, Analyst, Performance and Optimization

    The best career move I've ever made is to work together with the brilliant Leah Bonvissuto. It's been so inspiring and rewarding to unlock the keys to delivering powerful presentations and mastering public speaking. The sessions and time I spent with Leah were truly priceless.

  • Brian Schechter, CEO

    Brian Schechter, CEO

    Leah turbo-charged our team's focus and enthusiasm while giving them concrete tips on how to make every interaction with customers count. The team is raving about their experience, standing tall, speaking powerfully and connecting with each other in new ways.

  • Danny Trujillo

    Danny Trujillo

    I hired Leah to come in and help us become confident and efficient communicators and I got more than I bargained for! I had an amazing experience, as did my team. We blew out our monthly goal for the first time since we opened!

  • Participant, Women’s Group

    Participant, Women’s Group

    This opened up doors of thought and helped me to critically evaluate my feelings, habits and inclinations.

  • Participant, Women + Allies Group

    Participant, Women + Allies Group

    Very informative and interactive with good and easy techniques to remember. 

  • Channing Berry, Regional Manager

    Channing Berry, Regional Manager

    This course really gets to the core of each individual and how they communicate.  I feel armed with the ability to recognize challenges and the tools to tackle communication challenges and become a more effective communicator. Thanks Leah!

  • John Viscardi, Executive Vice President

    John Viscardi, Executive Vice President

    I think the team derived immense value from learning each other's perception of themselves and each other. I believe we have grown closer as a result.

  • Lauren Lipsky, Manager of NYU Alumni Career Programs

    Lauren Lipsky, Manager of NYU Alumni Career Programs

    Jackie led an incredible workshop that provided participants with a new and fresh perspective on effective communication. The opportunity to practice in person and get real-time feedback was invaluable.

  • Jessica Mack, Senior Director, Advocacy & Communications

    Jessica Mack, Senior Director, Advocacy & Communications

    It was totally energizing and SO hugely helpful.

  • MBA Student

    MBA Student

    It really felt like it was crafted for me. I’m incredibly more confident.

  • Sales Development Rep

    Sales Development Rep

    I loved it and can't wait to apply these skills. Extremely impressed at the engagement kept throughout. Did not feel like we were in here for hours. So appreciative of this training.

  • Emily May, Executive Director

    Emily May, Executive Director

    Jackie got me to clarify my goals, hone my “big idea,” and leverage my soul-power into a killer TED talk

  • Amy Rothberger, Confirmatory Typing Manager

    Amy Rothberger, Confirmatory Typing Manager

    Was a great team-building exercise and I would definitely recommend to other agencies!

  • Jamie Lewin, Senior Global Design Director

    Jamie Lewin, Senior Global Design Director

    The confidence I have now for print and video interviews compared to prior to working with Jackie is really invaluable.

  • Alexis Sypek

    Alexis Sypek

    After working with Leah I feel more confident and capable leading and presenting.


We’re unique because you’re unique.  

We don't tell you what to say or how to say it.  We give you tools tailored to your voice so you can make powerful verbal and physical choices on your own.

Friends who met in acting school a decade before, we channel years of professional theater experience into adapting techniques to improve public speaking and professional communication skills.

Leah Bonvissuto

Co-Founder + Communication Coach
Leah spent over a decade helping hundreds of performers tell stories on stages of all shapes and sizes. She now helps people tell their own stories at Bespoken. She pulls from the worlds of theater, mindfulness and movement to help people feel confident and in control of their communication.

Jackie Miller

Co-Founder + Communication Coach
Jackie finds the audience and performer relationship endlessly fascinating. She has amassed over a decade of experience as a director and curator of cultural public programming in New York City, most recently as Artistic Director of Only Make Believe (OMB), serving as the company's creative lead.



Communication is a skill. We’ll help you hone it and own it.

PO Box 270 New York, NY 10276