Anna-Jane's Profile

 

Anna-Jane Niznikowska-2014

 

 

A voice that inspires confidence, very clear and soothing one minute to authoritative the next, from professoral to newsy and more.

 

 

 

Anna-Jane is a Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts trained actor, director and voice coach.

 

 

Most recently she has worked with Tesco and Rape Crisis Scotland. She is also the English and German voice of Delgaturis Tourist Train Guide in Tavira, Portugal. 

 

Anna-Jane has worked with many leading brands like Bloomberg, Deutsche Bank, Dell, Barclays, EDF France and Standard Chartered Bank to name a few.

 

She is as well a professionally trained translator and speaks English, Polish, German and European Portuguese.


Role-Play Actor


 

Anna-Jane Niznikowska-2015-c


 

Anna-Jane has extensive experience as a role-play actor and facilitator, having worked on projects in management development, managing diversity, customer service excellence and recruitment. Apart from corporate role-play, she works as a freelance Talent Assessment Consultant and a Career and Communications Coach. In her pre-acting career she spent 10 years working in HR and Training, and she is a graduate of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

 


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Behavioural & competency based assessment tools
  • Corporate role-play
  • Training delivery & design
  • Voice & public speaking coaching, confidence building
  • Drama techniques in training & development
  • Career coaching & mentoring
  • Foreign language anxiety reduction

 

 

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

  • Leadership coaching
  • Graduate development
  • Marketing – content & design
  • Project management

 

 

SECTORS:

  • Financial services
  • Public sector
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Creative industries
  • Technology
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Marketing
  • Housing

 

 

LANGUAGES:

  • Polish
  • German
  • Portuguese

 

 

CORPORATE ROLE-PLAY CREDITS:

 

2015, Alex - a desperate tenant, ACHIEVING CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE, Challenge/L&Q, Femi Otitoju

2015, Sam Boswell, TFL CSA RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN, Capita/Transport for London

2015, Farah, MANAGING DIVERSITY & DIGNITY, Challenge/Amnesty International, Donna Carty

2015, Jan Vander-Plank, TFL CSA RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN, Capita/Transport for London

2014-2015, Cecylia - UK Border Force Officer, UNCONSCIOUS BIAS, Challenge/UK Border Force, Femi Otitoju

2013, Facilitator/Actor, INTERVIEW SKILLS, Standard Chartered Bank

2013, Facilitator, SUCCESS TOOLBOX, London Metropolitan University

2012, Facilitator, CONGRATULATIONS, YOU'RE HIRED!, University of East London

2012, Facilitator, CONGRATULATIONS, YOU'RE HIRED!, London Metropolitan University

2011, Facilitator/Actor, INTERVIEW SKILLS, Barclays Bank plc

 

 

TRAINING:

 

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, 1 year postgraduate

Trinity Guildhall / City Lit Drama School, 1 year Musical Theatre

Actors Centre - ongoing training

2007-2010 - acting classes at City Lit and Central School of Speech and Drama

MA in Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw

Musicology, University of Warsaw



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