Freeing Oneself from fear and stage fright with the Alexander Technique
by Michael Frederick
The best kept secret in the performing art world is something called The Alexander Technique. It is taught at The Juilliard School in NYC, The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. I taught it for over a decade at The Old Globe Theater in San Diego and for over 30 years here at the Baron Brown Studio in Santa Monica.
Check out this article written by our own Joanne Baron & D.W. Brown: http://www.backstage.com/advice-for-actors/backstage-experts/5-things-do-when-industry-slows-down/
Great advice by our studio directors!Continue
In The Actor’s Guide to Creating Character, written by William Esper & Damon DiMarco, Mr. Esper recommended that every actor read an essay by Laurette Taylor entitled “The Quality Most Needed.”
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did and find continued inspiration and truth in her thoughts. –Elaine Williams, Senior Teacher at Baron Brown Studio
I have been asked to discuss, for the benefit of those who may go on the stage, the qualities which are most important as elements of success.Continue