How Upstage Helps Your Kids with Stage Fright

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For most professional stage actors, stage fright is something they will have to deal with at some point in their careers. The most famous actor of them all, Lawrence Olivier, suffered from it terribly for most of his later career and nearly quit acting when on tour with Othello. His fellow actors were ordered not to look at him on stage during the play! The first time I experienced it … Read More →

Structure It Up

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Recently I’ve been visiting various sites and watching the classes, and I’ve given the note “structure it up” from time to time to the teachers. A vital element to all our classes and rehearsals at Upstage is a structured style of teaching. When teaching a group of kids, we instruct our teachers to structure their class style quite tightly, putting in rules and “guard rails” for any exercise, rehearsal, or … Read More →

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