So many people think that how they feel about an audience will never change, that they just have to control their reaction.
THIS ISN’T TRUE!
You can feel comfortable and confident in front of any audience, it just takes shifting your perspective. Don’t get me wrong, to get to a stage where you becomes your go to place to be when performing can take some work changing beliefs that you hold, and assumptions you are making, but even some simple and easy to implement perspective shifts can make a massive difference….
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Performers can assume they know what an audience want, they want you to do a good job don’t they? The truth is people rarely stop to think about a performance from the audience’s perspective, they think what they want to show the audience, but not what the audience actually want.
In this video I explore what the audience actually wants.
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I’ve been doing a lot of Mini-Backstage reviews, which is a thing I do (and if you’re interested, I’ll put a link at the bottom of this video, this blog) but in the process of doing those it’s got me thinking about what is the most effective thing to think about when you get on stage to help with your nerves.
more “What to think about on stage….”
I’m an A type personality (recovering).
If you look up what this means, this is what you might find:
‘The phrase “Type A” refers to a pattern of behaviour and personality associated with high achievement, competitiveness, and impatience.’
And that described me to a T, especially the impatience.
more “Ending the rejection….”
Do you find yourself in a battle with yourself sometimes? That there are things you should be doing, or ought to be doing but somehow you never get to them? Or if you do get to do them, they feel such a chore?
What would it feel like if that battle wasn’t there, if you did these things easily and happily? I imagine that feels quite unlikely, that the battle feels like it’s just part of your personality.
The truth is it is often our language that is creating the battle.
more “Lifting the SMOG”
What would it feel like to nail your next audition?
Procrastination is the enemy in so many performer’s lives, buy procrastination is nothing more than a fear of failure, and you know it’s your roadblock to success.
What have you been putting off doing that you know will help you achieve that? You know what you have to do to succeed, but somehow you are always putting it off until the last minute, deadline surfing.
more “Does procrastination get in the way of your success?”
In this final video I will be teaching you how to use your current reaction to help you create a new and different response to making a mistake. One that puts you as a wise, kind friend, capable of getting the best out of yourself and avoiding future mistakes.
more “Dealing with Mistakes in Performing – Video 4”
This is the third video in this series. In this video I will be helping put different perspective on how you react so you can understand it more and start to change it to a more effective response.
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When you make a mistake, what do you do? Often how we react when we are performing is also how we react in life, and do you know how that is for you?
Understanding how you react when you make a mistake can be the first step in the road to changing how you feel when you make mistakes and actually reducing the number of mistakes you make…..
more “Dealing with Mistakes in Performing – Video 1”