[Bards] Stage Fright
maggie.gene at justinanimator.com
Wed Nov 1 06:05:16 PST 2006
At 07:00 AM 11/1/2006, you wrote:
>As far as being scared - it will get better, but it never goes away
>completely (at least not for me). What I do is try to turn the
>nervousness into energy. I figure I'm nervous because I care what
>people think about my performance - and that's a good thing. If I
>ever stop caring, why would I perform? Just remember to breathe,
>and you won't pass out! If it helps, you can also pick one person
>in the audience (or even plant a person ahead of time), and sing to
>that one person until you feel more confident. It does get easier - I promise!
Another idea, one given me by a concert pianist, is to carry a sachet
or kerchief with a familiar scent (I use my grandmother's
gardenia). It puts you in a peaceful place.
The best way is to just do it a few times. Each time should get easier
Looking forward to hearing your performance
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