Stage Fright

Stage Fright By: Leanne Van Dongen Hannah Little was excited, but petrified, for finally going to achieve her goal: playing the piano in front of an audience.

Author: Leanne Van Dongen

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781645305156

Category: Fiction

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Stage Fright By: Leanne Van Dongen Hannah Little was excited, but petrified, for finally going to achieve her goal: playing the piano in front of an audience. But it changes when Hope ruins her performance by pulling off a traumatic stunt. As the result, Hannah gets stage fright and refuses to have another attempt when her mother and Max encourage her to. Can she find the courage to get over her stage fright and live the moment she has been longing for?

Stage Fright

Discusses the symptoms and causes of stage fright, looks at how actors and actresses make use of their fears, and examines the art of acting

Author: Stephen Aaron

Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226000184

Category: Performing Arts

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Discusses the symptoms and causes of stage fright, looks at how actors and actresses make use of their fears, and examines the art of acting

Stage Fright

Less-well-off private and popular stage performers normally resisted
developments that threatened their jobs and wages, however meager they could
be. Many performers declined to pursue active political en- gagement because
they were ...

Author: Paul Du Quenoy

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271048079

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 290

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"Explores the relationship between culture and power in Imperial Russia. Argues that Russia's performing arts were part of a vibrant public culture that was usually ambivalent or hostile to the tumultuous political events of the revolutionary era"--Provided by publisher.

Go Girl Flip It Stage Fright

Tension arises between best friends Olivia and Ching Ching when both try out for the lead role in the upcoming school play, in a book that reverses to show each girl's side of the story.

Author: Rowan McAuley

Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont

ISBN: 1742978126

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Tension arises between best friends Olivia and Ching Ching when both try out for the lead role in the upcoming school play, in a book that reverses to show each girl's side of the story.

Stage Fright

The Costs of Theatricality As muchas Wagner relentlessly promoted theatricality
as value, his absolutebelief inthis value did breed a repressed fear ofhis
construction, onemight say aform of stagefright. Inparticular, it washis encounter ...

Author: Martin Puchner

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801877766

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

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Grounded equally in discussions of theater history, literary genre, and theory, Martin Puchner's Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama explores the conflict between avant-garde theater and modernism. While the avant-garde celebrated all things theatrical, a dominant strain of modernism tended to define itself against the theater, valuing lyric poetry and the novel instead. Defenders of the theater dismiss modernism's aversion to the stage and its mimicking actors as one more form of the old "anti-theatrical" prejudice. But Puchner shows that modernism's ambivalence about the theater was shared even by playwrights and directors and thus was a productive force responsible for some of the greatest achievements in dramatic literature and theater. A reaction to the aggressive theatricality of Wagner and his followers, the modernist backlash against the theater led to the peculiar genre of the closet drama—a theatrical piece intended to be read rather than staged—whose long-overlooked significance Puchner traces from the theatrical texts of Mallarmé and Stein to the dramatic "Circe" chapter of Joyce's Ulysses. At times, then, the anti-theatrical impulse leads to a withdrawal from the theater. At other times, however, it returns to the stage, when Yeats blends lyric poetry with Japanese Nôh dancers, when Brecht controls the stage with novelistic techniques, and when Beckett buries his actors in barrels and behind obsessive stage directions. The modernist theater thus owes much to the closet drama whose literary strategies it blends with a new mise en scène. While offering an alternative history of modernist theater and literature, Puchner also provides a new account of the contradictory forces within modernism. -- James A. Cox

Curse of the Stage Fright

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang have tickets to opening night of Hamlet at the Crystal Cove Theater. But Shakespeare's play features only one ghost -- not two!

Author: Steve Korte

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781496535832

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 88

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"12 pages of comic action in each book!"--Cover.

Getting Over Stage Fright

A New Approach to Resolving Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing
Janet E. Esposito, Janet Esposito. The. Law. of. Attraction. MUCH ATTENTION
HAS BEEN GIVEN LATELY TO WHAT PEOPLE are calling the Law of Attraction.
In fact ...

Author: Janet Esposito

Publisher: In The Spotlight LLC

ISBN: 9781934509272

Category: Self-Help

Page: 216

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Best-selling Author Janet Esposito brings more than a decade of experience helping people learn to speak and perform with calm and confidence. In Getting Over Stage Fright, Janet offers a new, holistic approach to this age-old problem, sharing a wide array of principles and practices to help you create the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being you need to get beyond your speaking or performing fear. This book is especially helpful to those who have moderate to high levels of performance anxiety, though it can also help those who have a milder case of the jitters. It will help you in all types of speaking or performing situations, ranging from the most casual to the most formal. It will also help you reduce and better manage any anticipatory anxiety you have before stepping up to speak or perform.

Stage Fright Animals and Other Theatrical Problems

Author: Nicholas Ridout

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139458276

Category: Drama

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Why do actors get stage fright? What is so embarrassing about joining in? Why not work with animals and children, and why is it so hard not to collapse into helpless laughter when things go wrong? In trying to answer these questions - usually ignored by theatre scholarship but of enduring interest to theatre professionals and audiences alike - Nicholas Ridout attempts to explain the relationship between these apparently unwanted and anomalous phenomena and the wider social and political meanings of the modern theatre. This book focuses on the theatrical encounter - those events in which actor and audience come face to face in a strangely compromised and alienated intimacy - arguing that the modern theatre has become a place where we entertain ourselves by experimenting with our feelings about work, social relations and about feelings themselves.

Managing Stage Fright

The guide offers strategies for achieving performance confidence, emphasizing the relevance of mental health in teaching and performing.Through the practices of self-awareness outlined in the book, Nagel demonstrates that it is possible and ...

Author: Julie Jaffee Nagel

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190632038

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Why is it that well-prepared, talented, hardworking, and intelligent performers find their performance and self-esteem undermined by the fear of memory slips, technique failures, and public humiliation? In Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers, author Julie Jaffee Nagel unravels these mysteries, taking the reader on an intensive backstage tour of the anxious performer's emotions to explain why stage fright happens and what performers can do to increase their comfort in the glare of the spotlight. Examining the topic from her interdisciplinary educational, theoretical, clinical, and personal perspectives, Nagel uses the music teacher/student relationship as a model for understanding the performance anxiety that affects musicians and non-musicians alike. Shedding new light on how the performer's emotional life is connected to every other facet of their life, Managing Stage Fright encourages a deeper understanding of anxiety when performing. The guide offers strategies for achieving performance confidence, emphasizing the relevance of mental health in teaching and performing. Through the practices of self-awareness outlined in the book, Nagel demonstrates that it is possible and desirable for teachers to assist students in developing the coping skills and attitudes that will allow them to not feel overwhelmed and powerless when they experience strong anxiety. Each chapter contains insights that help teachers recognize the symptoms-obvious, subtle, and puzzling-of the emotional grip of stage fright, while offering practical guidelines that empower teachers to empower their students. The psychological concepts offered, when added to pedagogical techniques, are invaluable in music performance and in a variety of life situations since, after all, music lessons are life lessons.

Stage Fright

How. You. Can. Beat. Stage. Fright. Stage fright is America's # 1 fear, greater than
the fear of death. Virtually everyone who has spoken or performed in public has
felt it. Many others avoid public performing—or asking a question at a lecture or ...

Author: Mick Berry

Publisher: See Sharp Press

ISBN: 9781884365515

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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Never before has the problem of stage fright been so eloquently examined; 40 interviews with some of the most highly-accomplished public figures shed light on this affliction, offering tips from their own experiences for overcoming it. Jason Alexander, Mose Allison, Maya Angelou, David Brenner, Peter Coyote, Olympia Dukakis, Richard Lewis, and many more sound off about their trials with stage fright, candidly discussing their fears and insecurities with life in the public eye and ultimately revealing the various paths they followed to overcoming them. Stage fright sufferers from all walks of life—whether a high school freshman nervous about an oral presentation or a professional baseball player with the eyes of the world on his bat—will find consolation by understanding the commonality of their problem, as well as helpful information to finally shed their inhibitions.

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Author: Paul Stewart

Publisher: Usborne Books

ISBN: 0746080824

Category: Children's stories

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Six popular titles in "Usborne Young Reading Series Two" are re-issued in luxurious hardback editions with ribbon markers. "The Young Reading" series is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.

Stage Fright in the Actor

This book encourages the reader to reflect on their own experiences while guided by the stories of fellow actors.

Author: Linda Brennan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317190196

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

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Stage Fright in the Actor explores the phenomena of stage fright—a universal experience that ranges in intensity from a relatively easy-to-conceal sense of anxiety to an overwhelming feeling of terror—from the actor’s perspective, unearthing its social, cultural, and personal roots. Drawing on her experience as both an actor trainer and a licensed psychotherapist, Linda Brennan recounts the testimonies of professional actors to paint a clear picture of the artistic, behavioral, cognitive, physiological, and psychological characteristics of stage fright. This book encourages the reader to reflect on their own experiences while guided by the stories of fellow actors. Their personal accounts, combined with clinical research and practical exercises, will help readers to identify, manage, and even conquer this "demon in the wings." Stage Fright in the Actor is an essential tool for actors and acting students. Its insight into the many manifestations of stage fright also renders it as valuable reading for acting/performing arts teachers and directors, as well as anyone who fears stepping "onstage."

Stage Fright

Author: Carolyn Keene

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781481439992

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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The producers of a huge new Broadway musical are worried about their star, who has been receiving death threats. When she gets sick right before opening night, her understudy has to go on for her—and nearly dies in an “accident” on stage. So the producers call in the Hardy Boys to get to the source of the trouble. Baffled by all the backstage backstabbing, the Hardys call in Nancy Drew for help. When she arrives, they realize that Nancy is a dead ringer for the lead actress, so they arrange for her to replace the injured understudy. Can the three supersleuths put an end to the accidents plaguing the show? Or is the curtain about to come down once and for all?

Stage Fright

Michael Paine. Stage * E. M | C H A E L PA I N E BERKLEY BOOKS, NEW YORK
THE BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP Published by the Penguin Group Penguin.

Author: Michael Paine

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 144062495X

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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Built in 1890, the Imperial Theater stands on one of the small islands dotting the Ohio River. A vast, ornate, crumbling pile of brick and mortar, it abounds in fantastic architectural details and decades of history. And ghosts. They are waiting for the curtain to fall. Locals know the Imperial is not a good place to visit after dark. But to make their dream of having their own theater company come true, Joanna Marshall and her friends will go as far as renovating the landmark building. And what better way to celebrate its revival than to open with a dark, horrific play that draws on its sordid history? If only Joanna’s terrifying dreams would stop. If only she had let the dead rest in peace.

Stage Fright

Author: Christine Poulson

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN: 9781466842076

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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All is not well at Cambridge University's St. Ethelreda's College. The head of the English Department is dead, and Professor Cassandra James is appointed the task of running the department. Faced with the choice of whipping her underperforming colleagues into shape or losing the much-needed funding for the program, Cassandra resigns herself to the challenge. However, when she stumbles upon the former head's private papers and realizes that the death was no accident, Cassandra is forced to use her academic expertise of solving obscure literary puzzles for a very different purpose: tracking down a killer. "Poulson deftly keeps up the tension while manipulating the roles characters play on and off the stage: an academic cozy with attitude." - Kirkus Reviews

Stage Fright

Author: Meg Cabot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330521925

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Stage Fright is the fourth book in Meg Cabot's hilarious series for younger readers, Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls. When Allie's class puts on a play, every girl in Room 209 wants to try out for the part of the princess – including Allie, Sophie and (ew!) Cheyenne. Not everyone can be the leading lady – but who will try to steal the show, who will get scared, and who will get a tiny bit jealous? Some not-so-friendly competition puts some of Allie Finkle's rules to the test . . . There are no small parts. Only small actors. May the best man – or woman – win. If you want to get anywhere, you can't play by the rules.

Stage Fright

Author: Ann M. Martin

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781453298053

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 129

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Can Sara overcome her shyness to perform in the school play? Sara is extremely timid—she only has two friends, and one of them is her cousin. Her mother is constantly pushing her to leave the safety of her room and be more social, but for Sara, being in public is a punishment worse than death. When Sara’s teacher insists that everyone this year—shy or not—participate in the school play, Sara is filled with terror. To top it off, she finds out her best friend, the one person who understands her, might be moving away. More than ever, Sara wants to climb into her shell, but the play is looming and there’s no place to hide. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Ann M. Martin, including rare images from the author’s collection.

Stage Fright on a Summer Night

Author: Mary Pope Osborne

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375894829

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! The show must go on! That's what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There they meet William Shakespeare himself—one of the greatest writers of all time! But Mr. Shakespeare's having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare? Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

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