overcoming stage fright, controlling stage
fright, treating stage fright
"I came in [to act in the play "This Is How It Goes"] six
days before we opened for previews! I imagine it is what people feel
like when they jump off a plane....
"I called my agent and said I need to do another play but really
quickly. I am feeling that I am just getting over my stage fright, so I
want to go back really quickly. I don't want to relearn how not to be
|"When I was little, I was so uninhibited I could do
anything in front of people, but now I have terrible stage fright... I
have nightmares about missing lines onstage, even though the first job
I ever had was onstage..."
Portman [LA Times, approx. 1997]
|"Only a small percentage of creative people work as often
or as deeply as, by all rights, they might be expected to work.
"What stops them? Anxiety or some face of anxiety like doubt, worry, or
fear... anxiety is the great silencer of the creative person."
and creativity coach Eric Maisel, PhD
stage fright -- known as the fight or flight response -- kicks in,
analytical thinking is suppressed.
"The right hemisphere takes over by
creatively and imaginatively creating a snowball of negative
Deanne Repich -
Founder of the National Institute of Anxiety and Stress,
a testimonial about the success of her program :
and creator of the Conquer Your Anxiety Success Program
been able to apply these techniques and overcome, you know, stresses
and pressures in life and be able to handle the load of having four
children and a wife and running a television network and owning two
business and being a musician and being on stage in front of people and
things like that.
one of these things would be probably more than I could have born by
themselves, you know, back in 2001, 2002 prior to going through the
Conquer Anxiety program, much less if you put all of these things
together that I now do in life, and ENJOY them.
of them are overwhelming; they all have their different stresses and
pressures but they're not an overwhelming task that I'm unable to
perform them or perform them well. And it's quite exciting to see the
difference that it's made in my life through this program.
"Life now is – it's a BREEZE! It's fun. It's exciting, and I just – I
can't say enough about the program!"
- Kevin Golden (Humble, TX)
more about how this program can help you with stage fright,
performance anxiety, phobias and other forms of anxiety
-- see the site:
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