Being part of a play or a stage performance is a feat for anyone who has always dreamed of performing in front of people. You want to be the best that you can ever be especially if this is your first ever performance. But the challenge here is the jitters. Even if you know what is going to happen, you would still be quite afraid of the unknown. It is like when you sign up on an online dating site like ematching or elite dating. You really want to be the most excellent version of yourself but you have butterflies on your stomach and you do not know what to do.
Fortunately for you, we compiled a set of tips that you can do to reduce the shaking of nerves and gain more confidence in yourself.
One of the scariest moments on a stage play is forgetting your lines. If you do not yet memorize your lines, then the only thing that you can do is to practice them in front of someone. It can be your partner on the play or someone that you trust. Remember your lines and try them all in front of your friend or partner. He or she will then mark all the words and lines that you forgot. In this way, you can take note of the words or lines that you keep forgetting and put more attention to them.
This is especially true for plays that involve singing and dancing. You should always think that you got the part because the people behind the casting identified you as someone who can do it. Have confidence in yourself that you can do it.
Again, you have to practice your dances and your songs. You should have someone check your performances. It is better to record your practices so that he will have a basis on what is correct and what needs improvement.
You chose this career because you like it. It will not be something that you will be in if you do not have a passion for it. Have fun and take time to appreciate this opportunity to perform in front of people.