Tips

Tips

Discover Your True Voice

Singing, Acting and Public Speaking Tips, Hints and Tricks

Tips, Tricks, Quotes, and helpful hints for singers, actors, public speakers and performers whether you are a beginner or advanced.

When you perform, Smile! If you think you’ll look silly then consider what it looks like when when all you do is frown.

Smile

Focus on the message and stage fright becomes less important.

It’s better to hit a wrong note than to make excuses.

You are never too old to learn to sing.

Old

Singing is storytelling. Singers are storytellers.

Storytelling

You can only teach yourself so much before you hit a wall.

Use stage fright to your advantage. The more scared you are, the bigger you should be.

Stage Fright

Stay focused on your goals.

Bigger is better. Don’t hold back!

bigger

Wanna hit that high note? Try opening your mouth!

Participate in open mics, karaokes, spoken word, poetry jams and improv.

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It’s not about you, its about connecting with the audience.

Vocal Euphoria

Everyone has a talent. Many choose to ignore it.

script prep

If you’re trying to think of what to say next, then you are not listening.

Be teachable.

Sing every day.

Relax, slow down, take your time and don’t rush. Less is more!

Practice daily in the shower. The steam helps open up your sinuses.

Mumblers are never taken seriously. Open your mouth and people will listen.

song prep

Humming is an excellent vocal warm up.

Listening is equally as important as singing or speaking. Be teachable!

Smiling opens the sides of your mouth and helps with projection.

No one cares about your mistakes more than you.

To avoid vocal fatigue, warm up hours before your performance.

Don’t stop just because you made a mistake. Keep going!

Listen to yourself. Appreciate the good, fix the bad.

Practice everyday in front of a full length mirror.

Drink water. Stay hydrated!

Have a cold? Drink warm liquids and rest before you perform.

Exercise/energize hours before you perform. Run, swim, yoga etc.

To loosen up, dance while you practice your song/speech.

Be patient with yourself and you will learn faster.

speech prep

To become a better singer, immerse yourself in music.

Song Instructions

If you are talking over someone else, then you are not listening.

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