Tricia Brouk is a highly regarded public speaking coach, author of The Influential Voice: Saying What You Mean for Lasting Legacy, and host of the successful podcast The Big Talk. Whether delivering a powerful acceptance speech at an awards show, giving the toast at a wedding or performing the eulogy at a funeral, strong public speaking skills can catapult popularity.
OVERCOMING FEAR & ANXIETY OF SPEAKING IN PUBLIC
Tricia has extensive experience training professionals for their career milestone moments on one of the most coveted stages.
As a former TEDx executive producer at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, she’s seasoned at tackling stage fright and honing in on effective and powerful messaging. As a result, Tricia has worked with hundreds of speakers.
Yahoo Finance cited her as one of the Top Ten Public Speaking Coaches 2021, and she received the Empowered Women Award in 2021.
Founder of the speaking and thought leadership incubator The Big Talk Academy, and a believer that we have powerful stories to tell, the list of speakers Tricia has transformed are impressive; Emmy Award winning news anchors, Grammy Award winning singers and song writers, chemical engineers, government officials, policy makers, seven to eight figure entrepreneurs, women in leadership and sexual assault survivors.
She’s currently being featured in a new documentary called Big Stages, which highlights the powerful transformation of her speakers.
SOCIAL CHANGE ADVOCATE
A self-confessed happy person and master storyteller, she uses her public platform to bring awareness to effective communication which she believes is the key to stopping antisemitism, anti-LGBTQ and social injustice.
Her book, The Influential Voice Book, outlines that a better world and happier life starts with a dramatic shift in communicating respectfully with the people we love, our co-workers, our neighbors, and strangers we don’t agree with or are in conflict.
In addition to advocating for positive societal change, Tricia is an international award-winning director. She’s worked in theater, film and television for three decades. She wrote two Broadway musicals, a one-woman show, and four documentaries.
She’s directed A list actors, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Kelly Reilly, Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, James Gandolfini, Eddie Izzard, Christopher Walken, and John Turturro.
Her films have received critical acclaim, winning numerous awards – Best Documentary Short at The Olympus Film Festival and Los Angeles Movie Award. Tricia was also selected as Top Director of The Year by the International Association of Top Professionals.
Clearly multi-talent on so many levels, Tricia is a former professional dancer who performed all over the world. Today, her NYC apartment faces the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Studios, where she gets to watch young dancers realize their dreams.