It is for a fact that this is not your first time performing on stage, but are you open for comments and suggestions from your fans, colleagues, and friends about your past performance and the things you have to change in order to make it perfect? Performing on a huge crowd can be stressful sometimes especially when it is your first time, well for a fact every stage performance can be nerve racking at some time.
Stage performance is an element that has takes an act from being just a singer to potential artist. Being able to perform on stage in front of a huge crowd is a skill that all singers should master if they wish to be successful and be known to the field.
Tips on stage performance:
- Move around on stage
Most audience’s fins an artist moving around on stage can be more engaging than those who stand static throughout. Coming in front of the stage to the crowd helps you engage and connect with your audience. It doesn’t mean that you have to use every inch of the stage but move around, but be sure to be safe.
- Body language
Your body language gives the audience an idea that you are feeling good when you are on stage and conveys the emotion of the song. Making eye contact with the audience helps them to connect with you, it goes to show that you are confident and again it adds interpretation to the song. Standing tall and having good posture not only make you feel good about the performance it also makes you look professional.
- Engage with your audience
Engaging with your audience is very important in every performance you will have. It can be from simply smiling and giving eye contact to show that you are enjoying the time you have with them.
- Make use of props or back up dancers
Make use of whatever you have to work with. You have a stage so move around it. If you really got an upbeat song, why not bring a back up dancers, not only will it be more enjoyable performance but a memorable one.
Whenever, whatever the circumstance is, walk confidently on stage and maintain that confidence throughout your performance. It is east to tell which performers are nervous when they walk on the stage and it often takes a while to fade. Remember how can your fans trust you when you alone do not trust your capability.