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The Power of the Audience

The Power of the Audience

The power of the audience By Australian Board Member, Dr Christopher Stewardson Everyone can have a poor performance. We don’t like it, but we usually get away with it. But woe betide if we disrespect our audience or dump on the press. This is something Frank Sinatra...

Life as a West End Swing

Life as a West End Swing

 - by AS Musical Theatre Alumni David O' Mahoney "Since doing the first Associated Studios course I went from strength to strength - I secured a great new agent who I've been with for many years now and who I count as a friend and a rock... and have now wracked up two...

Surviving the profession: Developing yourself as a creative artist

Surviving the profession: Developing yourself as a creative artist

By Leontine Hass We dwell in a creative industry, The Performing Arts. You might have been drawn to it for the love of music and text, emotional and physical expression, the search for truth and real human connection, the thrill of moving an audience, and a myriad...

Associated Studios Christmas Concert

Associated Studios Christmas Concert

The annual Associated Studios Christmas Concert will be held again on Thursday 11th December 2014 at the Actors Church, Covent Garden. The concert includes selections from musicals, opera, carols, traditional Christmas hymns and readings and will include the timeless...

Tips for Singers

Tips for Singers

5 Tips for Singers 1. Research 5 open mic. venues 2. Go and watch 3. Prepare one song which works for you and you can sing a week 4. Arrange a Rep session or singing lesson to go through your new songs 5. Schedule one weekly open mic night visit for the next 5 weeks...

Tackling Stage Fright

Tackling Stage Fright

By Leontine Hass Singers suffer from debilitating anxiety, fear, impostor syndrome and a sense of just not being good enough to stay in the profession reasonably regularly and almost always when they have not been performing for a while, and when they have hit a...

Life after Musical Theatre Courses: Marketing

Life after Musical Theatre Courses: Marketing

Marketing: How to inspire people to want to see you perform by Leontine Hass Marketing. A dirty word in the Arts. However, the reality is that if you are to succeed in this competitive business, marketing yourself as an artist is something you need to think about. Why...

Approach

Approach

Never “pretend” or simply “go through the motions”. Do all exercises for real.

Then you will use your body, voice, feelings and expressions for real and your acting will become real and strong.

Stage presence will become powerful and your energy levels will increase.