About Us

Nicole J. Adelman


Nicole is a professional Actor; internationally recognized 

performer, Voice Over artist, film and TV professional, and radio host. 

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of CATNIP (Contemporary American Theater now in Prague), and along with her many years employed in production at a boutique advertising agency, can attest to the influence of speech, performance and brand communication

both in and out of the workplace. With a background in political activity, as well as competitive speech writing and delivery, Nicole attended American University in Washington, D.C. for Political Science, then graduated from the Gallatin School for Individualized Study with a degree in the Classics/History of Ideas from New York University.  Nicole is TEFL certified and focuses her work for Non-Native English speakers and intercultural communication. With an inspiring and friendly approach, Nicole helps craft A-Level communicators, storytellers and empowered 

speakers within high level management and executive teams. 


Bridget Nelson

Business Development Assistant

Bridget studies Communication and Entrepreneurship,

emphasizing in Public Relations with a passion for speech.

She has studied in Japan, Prague, and California, 

providing her with a unique insight into the power of 

language and cross-cultural communication skills.


We deeply believe in Progressive Thinking

Making Mistakes


We firmly believe the capacity to understand and empathize with others is essential to our human experience.

Having Fun


We find the joy in learning how to speak with greater confidence and increased knowledge.

Evolving into Our Best Selves


Hard To Be Human focuses on individual growth both professionally and personally.

Recent News


January 2019 Workshops!

Public Speaking Basics, Intermediate Speakers and Pronunciation/Enunciation/Projecting Workshops start at Studio SAVEC  January 26th!  Contact us now to book your spot!!

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The world of linguists is fascinating to me.  Read this article on Jewish conversational style, and contact me to get clearer on  your own way of communicating.

Interview About Nicole's Time in Prague

Published on BrownBetties.com

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