Corporate/Workplace Training

Trent Baker and Michele Williams have worked as a team in the corporate world. They can work together or separately to serve your business interests. With a strong back ground in acting, role play and Up Front Corporate training, Trent and Michele’s clients include:

  • Microsoft
  • ANZ Bank
  • NAB
  • Aon Insurance
  • Bayer
  • Telstra
  • Buena Vista Entertainment
  • Rank Xerox
  • Yellow Pages
  • The Australian Judicial Society
  • The College of General Practitioners
  • Myer
  • and various individuals.

Trent Baker

Trent is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (Acting) and has a Postgraduate (directing) Degree from The Victorian College of The Arts. An experienced actor and director, his work includes roles with The Melbourne Theatre Company, the Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company, Red Stitch, and The Malthouse. Television includes Blue Heelers, Round The Twist and On The Beach. He spent several years as the face of Telstra Broadband.

He is an experienced corporate trainer and role-player of fifteen years.

Michele Williams

BA (Melb) Postgraduate Diploma in Drama

Having trained at some of the USA and UK’s most prominent drama schools, Michele has worked in theatre overseas and in Australia where credits include roles at the Lyric Theatre Brisbane, Her Majesties Theatre Sydney, The Malthouse Theatre Melbourne, The Universal Theatre Melbourne, to name a few. She has appeared in guest roles on most Australian television series and has worked in the corporate sector for many years where her work has included private tuition for business people and professionals, as well as role play within organisations.

Testimonials

“Thanks for your effort and expertise. It was a very interesting journey me and very helpful. I could use the techniques and insight during the exam to re-focus”.

Dr. Nicholas Lerch, Swiss Trained Anaesthetist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital who came for private tuition with Trent and Michele while training for his Australian Fellowship Exam which he passed in 2004.

“I write to congratulate you on a great production… mental illness… is a sensitive issue… (You handled it with) in a sensitive and respectful way. Sane Australia is proud to be a sponsor of Off The Point (Through Funds Provided by Vic Arts). I hope we will be able to retain our association.

Barbara Hocking, Executive Director, Sane Australia (Referring to a production produced by us to increase awareness of mental illness).

Private Training

If you require private lessons for any work purpose – presenting, public speaking, interviews etc. please email dramawithadifference@michelekarin.com and we can discuss your requirements.