About Jan D'Arcy

Jan D’Arcy is:

  • An Executive Speech Coach to prominent individuals
  • A Technical Communications Strategist
  • An Advisor to Government Agencies
  • A best-selling Author
  • An Entertainer with an extensive background in film and television
  • A Specialist in Managing Fears associated with public speaking

Throughout her career, Jan D'Arcy has combined the two worlds of science/technology and performance arts. During the years she was a consultant to NASA she also guest-starred on Outer Limits and The X-Files. Her client list includes world leaders, CEO's, astronauts, admirals, politicians, life science executives, judges, and education and business personnel. She has built a reputation for achieving exceptional results. Her list of prestigious clients and referrals attest to her credibility.  Formerly fearful clients report their "confidence has gone through the roof," whether making high-stakes presentations for million-dollar proposals, speaking at Radio City Music Hall, or acing a critical one-on-one job interview.

Jan was a consultant to the Management Program at the University of Washington for five years and has been a guest instructor for the school's MBA and Executive MBA programs. She has taught at Pacific Lutheran University and University of Hawaii, as well as at Bellevue and Cascadia Community Colleges.


As an actress, Jan has worked with world-renowned directors and filmmakers including David Lynch, Gore Verbinski, and Frank Marshall. She flew 14,000 feet by helicopter up to a top of a mountain shooting the film Alive, starred as an ex-stripper in Better Off Dead, and was brutally murdered in Countdown. She had a recurring role in the Emmy-nominated TV series Twin Peaks. She has appeared in over 1000 radio and TV commercials. Her radio program, Communications Corner, was syndicated across the U.S. She has been a comedienne on stage and regularly takes classes to hone her story-telling and improvisational skills. Jan shows clients how to use practical, dynamic techniques from her extensive theatre, film, radio and television background to increase self-confidence, acquire stage presence and connect with their audience.


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Acting Credits

  • Principal roles in Expiration Date, Devil Winds, The Ring, Hope Island, L.A. Law, The Highlander, 21 Jump Street, Wiseguy, Jake & the Fatman, M.A.N.T.I.S, The Commish, Convictions, 13 movies of the Week, 1,000 radio and TV commercials, etc.
  • Full credit list available at www.imdb.com

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