Craig Deuchar is a personal and professional development coach, actor, director and voice coach. He works with professionals from all walks of life to access their authenticity and powerful voice when communicating.
Craig qualified as a solicitor in Scotland working primarily in criminal defence as well as civil cases, property and acting as the Children’s Panel solicitor for the firm. He has a particular interest in facilitating others to find confidence during cross-examination, negotiations and other high-stakes business scenarios unique to being a lawyer.
As an actor, Craig trained at Royal Conservatoire Scotland receiving a Masters in Musical Theatre Performance. Career highlights include Sunshine on Leith (Dundee Rep) and the European Tour of Evita the Musical (Bill Kenwright Productions). Craig also directed Chekhov’s Three Sisters (Cockpit Theatre) with the Company Arts Theatre alongside Musical Director and world-renowned classical violinist, Nigel Kennedy. As a role-player, a recent highlight was working for the British Red Cross, creating a terrorist attack scenario for those training to be emergency aid workers.
As an acting teacher and voice coach Craig has taught actors how to deliver compelling, confident performances through his private practice. Clients include professionals with principal roles in films such as La La Land, Legend and Ex-Machina. He has also worked with performers in the West End, large-scale touring productions and many signed and unsigned commercial singers, a selection of whom have performed at Glastonbury.
As a personal and professional development coach, Craig trained as a Unitive Coach with Dr. Charles Bentley Associates and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. A recent highlight was delivering his workshop at the International Freedom and Focus Conference in Dublin entitled Give Life Voice: A Synergy of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and Living a Truly Authentic Life.
In Craig’s private coaching practice he combines tools from the performing world and human potential research to facilitate professionals from all walks of life in reaching their full potential and communicating their message. He delivers his Profound Presence for Pros system via online webinars and in person to individuals and groups from the corporate world. This system focuses on accessing true confidence, courage and charisma in high stakes scenarios in the workplace and in life. If you want to be as compelling as great actors are, you’ve got to do as the great actors do!