Leadership is a Performance Art

Charts. Graphics. Videos. Messaging. KPIs. Sometimes, we are so focused on the content of our presentations that we forget the delivery and the audiences’ desire to connect. What gets lost in the shuffle is… well, the theater of it all.

The creativity behind every choice that elicits deep engagement and human connection. The crafting of a captivating story. The transformational journey offered. The transcendent tones in your voice. These are all essential to your success, because every presentation is a performance, no matter the audience size.

 


The trajectory of your career is determined by your voice

 

I am a Creative Director for high-achieving leaders who want to give presentations that move people profoundly. When you align the poetic invention of theatre with the corporate world, your speech remains alive in the memory of your audience. My mission is to bring out your creative intelligence and help you solidify your leadership voice through:

  • Well-Rounded Storytelling: Focusing on physical, spacial, and emotional techniques
  • Nailing the Metaphor: Determining your unique expression and producing the supportive creative elements
  • Technical Production: Developing lighting, sound, setting, and wardrobe; the aesthetics informing the atmosphere

 

Stacy Ennis

Stacy Ennis

Author, speaker, and founder / Nonfiction Book School

Misty Megia has helped me show up dynamically and authentically, both in person and online. Along with guidance for the strategic launch of a live program, she coached me on what I do well as a trainer and where I can improve, all with the signature Misty smile. She’s brilliant, strategic, and—dare I say—a creative genius. Thanks, in part, to the many hours we’ve spent discussing business and marketing strategy, I’ve seen my audience nearly double and my program change lives. I’m so grateful. If Misty is involved, you know it’s going to be great! Highly, highly, highly recommend!

Mindi Wernick

Mindi Wernick

Financial Representative / Lee-Nolan Associates, LLC

I am a newbie to doing webinars and Misty’s generous guidance was invaluable. She made suggestions on everything from managing participant engagement during  a webinar to how to angle the camera to maintain good eye contact and be seen at a flattering angle. Misty is a public speaking coach who  guides with wisdom,  warmth, and expertise!

Loreigna Sinclair

Loreigna Sinclair

Actress, Makeup Artist / Loreigna Sinclair

Misty Megia is one of the most welcoming and collaborative directors that I have had the opportunity to work with. She does a great job of analyzing text and conveying the intention, while also being very receptive to the individual actor’s point of view. When working with Misty, an actor never feels pressured or misunderstood. The goal with Misty is always authenticity. She has a natural way of working that allows her performers to open up and really put themselves into the text to create an authentic performance.

Madeline Pratt

Madeline Pratt

CEO & Founder / Fearless Foundry

Misty is hands down one of the most positive and engaging trainers I know. Her background as an actor and director give her unparalleled expertise when it comes to teaching leaders the skills they need to create high caliber presentations that engage an audience and evoke emotions. Misty is a master at helping people unpack the most powerful parts of their story to take their speaking skillset to a new level.

Andrea

Theatre Critic / Broadway World

Director and choreographer Misty Megia's decision to ratchet up the energy by going steampunk, lifts this production into the stratosphere, making it a must-see theatrical event.

Megan Gavin

Megan Gavin

Event Producer / AICPA Women's Global Summit

Misty brings such a unique way of delivering essential content to corporate audiences. The energy in the room instantly changes the minute she steps on stage and you just know your attendees are in for an experience they will never forget! The pure joy and enthusiasm she incorporates and brings to her theatrical presentations is unmatched. I highly recommend hiring Misty Megia if you are looking to elevate your event to the next level.

Jeannie Ruesch

Jeannie Ruesch

Director of Marketing, Author / Bill.com

Recently, I had to give a presentation to leaders at my company. The first thing I made sure to do was practice, practice, practice. This was the mantra stuck in my head from Misty Megia, who told me "Professional athletes practice. So should presenters." That simple tip has made all the difference in my confidence level as a speaker. That and all the theater secrets! Misty's tips and tricks translate so well into the business world of presentations— you'll be amazed at the small changes that have such a big impact. And combine that with Misty's unflagging coaching and cheerleading? If you present anything, ever, and you haven't worked with her yet? Run. Sign up now. It will be the best decision you make today.

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