Wendee Lee Curtis
Fee Range< $25,000
Travels FromChicago, ILLINOIS
At a glance:Wendee Lee Curtis is a veteran news anchor and Broadway performer bringing the art of news-level production, live entertainment, and the magic of connection to your virtual and in-person events.
Wendee Lee Curtis is a veteran news anchor and Broadway performer bringing the art of news-level production, live entertainment, and the magic of connection to your virtual and in-person events. A faculty member at Cornell University, Wendee teaches MBA candidates and legacy leaders how to be candid, confident and captivating on camera.
Her experience in both the corporate and theatrical worlds makes her an ideal presenter for hybrid events that need to reach all attendees, virtual or in-house, to be memorable. With her expert knowledge and powerful presence, Wendee will keep your audience engaged from beginning to end.
Highlights of on-camera celebrity interviewing includes: Joe Jackson (Father of The King of Pop, Michael Jackson) for the documentary “Making Michael”; The EPIC Conference with Billy Porter, Misty Copeland, Lilias White, and Douglas Lyons; Individual interviews with well-known personalities such as: Liza Minnelli, Donald Trump, Wayne Brady, Al Green, Tony Danza, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Pickler, Jerry O’Connell and EXTRA co-hosts Dayna Devon and Mark McGrath.
Additional hosting experience includes live events for: WeTV, Disney Family’s Chick Chat: a Girl’s Guide to Life with Teri Hatcher; Tone Network’s “Tone Talks” with Rachel DeAlto, Joyce Marter, and Tara Stiles; and CCA Live with Liz J. Simpson.
Wendee’s moderator and emcee experience also includes live events for numerous pharmaceutical and Fortune 100 companies: AstraZeneca, GE Healthcare, Pfizer, Moderna, Sanofi, Roche, Genentech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Pepsi, Grant Thornton, and Thomson Reuters.
Wendee’s love for entertainment is matched only by her love of adventure and global travel with visits to more than 32 countries and 36 of the 50 United States.
Building Community Through BroadwayAre you ready to explore the theater of team building? Join veteran Broadway performer Wendee Lee Curtis for a captivating keynote on how to create strong team cultures by leveraging lessons from the Broadway stage! You'll learn and use UNIQUE tried-and-true theatrical principles to QUICKLY build strong teams within your organizations.
•Learn how the ethos of musical theater can serve as a roadmap for people to come together and develop creative approaches for collaboration & community.
•Experience the power of theater-inspired exercises to strengthen team cohesion and identity.
•See how choreography and vibrant storytelling can produce powerful team-building results.
With fun exercises and thought-provoking reflections, you'll discover how Broadway-inspired techniques can be used to turn a group of people into a passionate community of performers; raising the curtain and taking teams to the next level – together.
Connected ConfidenceConnected Confidence is a 45-minute interactive Keynote Workshop for professionals ready to up their virtual presentation skills.
This captivating workshop provides a comprehensive way to help legacy leaders and entrepreneurs become confident, connected, and captivating on camera. This workshop sets up participants to move from feeling anxiety and avoidance to excitement and excellence for their next virtual presentation.
By the end of this learning experience, participants will be able to:
•Express an authentic way to stop chasing perfection and start sharing in a way that connects. (“Keep it 100”)
•Apply simple formatting codes to scripts, to deliver with energy and authenticity. (“Pimp your prompter”)
•Identify needed equipment and value-added environmental adjustments to maximize their audio/visual comfort (“Set the stage”)
•Demonstrate the value of delivering authentic and intentional emotion
Each participant can gain an essential understanding of how to master the art of video storytelling. Participants will learn key elements of performing on the screen; effectively communicating their message, making meaningful connections with their audience, and creating lasting impact that drives results for every kind of online communication.