How the Things You Think about Backstage Could Affect Your Emotional Experience on Stage

If you’ve ever recorded yourself performing (and listened back) you’ve probably noticed how in many…

How to Talk to Yourself When You’re Having a Bad Practice Day (or Week)

How to Talk to Yourself When You’re Having a Bad Practice Day (or Week)

By now, you’ve surely noticed that toilet paper is a hot commodity. And you’ve probably noticed…

Having Difficulty Believing in Yourself? Here’s a Confidence-Building Technique That Doesn’t Feel Like You’re Lying to Yourself.

"Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours." - Richard Bach Like much of the rest…

Struggling with Practice Apathy? You Might Be Neglecting “Psychological Rest”

If Buzzfeed is any sort of approximation of the world at large, it would seem that a lot of folks…

Howard Nelson & Pamela Frank: On the Intersection of Healthy Physical Habits and Efficient, Effective Practice That Transfers to the Stage

When NYC’s quarantine began in March, and more and more people began working from home, one of the…

Sarah Lewis: On Thinking Useful Thoughts, Gratitude, and the Challenge of Auditioning with a Newborn

Sarah Lewis: On Gratitude, Thinking Useful Thoughts, and the Challenge of Juggling Auditions and a 3-Month Old

We went to the store the other day, looking to buy some cake flour for a recipe we hadn’t made in…

Amanda Blaikie: On believing in yourself, letting go of attachments to winning, and giving yourself permission to take a break

Amanda Blaikie: On Believing in Yourself, Letting Go of Attachments, and Giving Yourself Permission to Be Kind to Yourself

From reading the newspaper, to napping, to journaling, to meditation apps, to eating lots and lots…

Caroline Coade: On Being Flexible and “Practicing to Bulletproof”

With the exception of baseball caps and Snuggies, there are few things in life that are truly…

A Mental Time Travel Technique That Could Reduce Anxiety and Enhance Performance

A Mental Time Travel Technique That Could Reduce Anxiety and Enhance Performance

Every kid has probably had that moment on the playground, where they imagine hitting a home run to…