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.

Smile

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

Message

Focus on the message and stage fright becomes less important.

Excuses

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

Old

You are never too old to learn to sing.

Old

Storytelling

Singing is storytelling. Singers are storytellers.

Storytelling

Wall

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

Stage Fright

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

Stage Fright

Goals

Stay focused on your goals.

Bigger

Bigger is better. Don’t hold back!

bigger

Mouth

Wanna hit that high note? Try opening your mouth!

Participate

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

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Audience

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

Vocal Euphoria

Talent

Everyone has a talent. Many choose to ignore it.

script prep

Thinking

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

Teachable

Be teachable.

Sing

Sing every day.

Relax

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

Steam

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

Mumblers

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

song prep

Humming

Humming is an excellent vocal warm up.

Listening

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

Smiling

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

Mistakes

No one cares about your mistakes more than you.

Fatigue

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

Don’t Stop

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

Fix

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

Mirror

Practice everyday in front of a full length mirror.

Drink

Drink water. Stay hydrated!

Cold

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

Exercise

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

Dance

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

Learn

Be patient with yourself and you will learn faster.

speech prep

Music

To become a better singer, immerse yourself in music.

Song Instructions

Talking

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

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