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What is the best way to get over stage fright?

Just wanting to help my really shy BFF

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Just practice in front of a few people like family and friends then start getting more new people and do what you have to do. Just have faith in yourself, and just get on a stage and do what you need to do. Then you'll realize it's not that bad. Once you get used to it you won't have stage fright. Good luck. Hope this helped.

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Hold on. You're saying that you should do it in front of people you know? Go talk or sing or whatever in front of people you don't know. It's a lot easier.
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Actually, the BEST way is to get up on a stage in front of people and start talking, or whatever. Realizing that it's not that bad once you start doing what you're doing is probably the best stage fright cure there is

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Thanks but she is more scared in front of other people not just on stage.
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Well the "Stage" is wherever you happen to be standing. So basically no matter where you are, if you're talking or doing whatever in front of people, you're more or less on a stage
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It might sound clich? but don't b self conscious and don't try to entertain if u try u will just make a fool of ur self

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Pretend to be talking,singing or whatever you doing on stage to teddy bears. Or go the day before And just look around at how many people could be there

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Practice in front of family/friends.
Best way to get rid of it is to not stress over it for hours thinking about it. Just get up and start talking. Once you realize it's not so bad it will be ok.

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Tell somebody you are scared!

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look over the top of their heads and not at their faces works for me. If someone asks you a question just look at that one person. then back to the top of the heads!

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stand up to it

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Simple at it's best, thank's
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take a deep breath,thinking no matter how you act, these will be the past,so there's nothing you should be afraid of. just go for it!!

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don't listen to people who say pretend they are all in under wears that's impossible well its is possible but not btw i want you tob know just take a deep breath speak in front of people i was once a stage fright person and i got over it in a sneeze if you keep on thinking omg they r going to laugh at me they r going to c something embaeressing NO you should just think in you'r head i'm doing grate keep it up next think you know you will be ready to be a talker OR you can just take moddoling class or take a special class SORRY I FORGOT WHAT IT ITS CALLED and it will help you a loat with your speaking GOOD LUCK :) HOPE YOU GET OVER YOU'R STAGE FRIGHT

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Well there are different ways.Being a singer,I have had to do this as well.I think you never completely get over stage fright,like,the nerves will always be there right before you go on,but it WILL get better with experience.I suggest trying to think about yourself being a pro ,go up there with confidence,and make sure you know what you're doing.It will ease the anxiety tremendously if you know you practiced and know what you're doing. :) Another tip,drink something warm before you go on stage,such as chamomile tea,because it's naturally relaxing.

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Have a purpose. In high school, I was really shy, especially, in front of groups of people. My best friend wasn't. So I asked him if he would be my vice president if I ran for club president (because he was good at getting people's attention and starting the meetings). After I became president, I had an identity and a purpose for being in front of people and I lost that nervousness. I could handle the stage and really didn't need my friend, even though I was thankful for his support. Realize why you are on stage and focus on that PURPOSE.

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I work in hospitality,so i talk to people all the time,but i was asked to use a microphone and froze......so maybe your friend is the same.....its different when face to face.....I find that if I know I have to talk ,I use my family...hey thats what they are for....good luck

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you could try singing in front of you parents and then all your friends

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Try not to make eye contact. Drink plenty of water. Wear comfortable clothes. Practice your breathing. And above all, learn improve! You never know when someone else could forget a line. Make sure you have good posture. Go break a leg!! ;)

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best way? stay off the stage.
If that isn't an option, an old pro trick is to wear a loose rubber band around your wrist and lightly snap it when you feel anxiety. It redirects sensation long enough to regroup.

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If you are starting to play get a electric guitar and small practice amp. With headphones input. Electric guitars are easier to play' use .008 Ernie ball strings and later get acoustic if you want. Get a tuner, chord book and use guitar scales to strengthen your fingers.

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the way i got over stage fright was i just got up on stage and had fun at first it can be a little scary and be a little nerve wrecking but then after bout 50 seconds it will be fun and when its over you will REALLY want to do it again :D

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start small and grow. start with her mom and dad then add siblings then add friends then add audience

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Ye know, ur so-called fright is actually excitement. that means ur body are ready to show them sth. Be bold! and try not to stop them

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Imagine the audience is not there, or just pretend they are all your fave. animal, and not humans. :)

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Just go for it! Once you're singing/dancing/whatever you kind forget about the people in front of you and you start having fun. :)

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Think all of your audience members are sitting in their underpants!

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I've heard that standing with your back to the audience at first, then start to sing/dance or whatever before turning around helps to prevent the stage-fright "freeze-up". Eventually it gets better, particularly if your BFF realises that mistakes are usually not noticed if the performer ignores them and continues confidently without pause.

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i had the same problem as well, but jumping on stage and getting it over with made me feel like it was worth it

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i had to sing in front of my intire school.....i had bad stage fright just encurige yourself
likee i did

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I had really bad stage fright. I played the violin and had to do recitals and things. I didnt concentrate on the audience, I concentrated on the violin instead, and then i found myself getting used to audiences.

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just say f*** it.

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Well, try to figure out why she has the stage fright. Then slowly help her confront the fear.

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Think of it as a job.That way you'll be thinking of the best way to do your job,and forget that people came there to see you entertain them,cause after all,it IS a job,and isn't it always worth doing a job as best that you can?

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pienso bn las qosas luego lo enfrento

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A great method is to imagine the worst possible situation prior to speaking, to the point of making yourself sweat if possible. For example, think about getting up there and having everyone turn against you, forgetting your lines and so on. Then when the time comes, you will be surprised how easy it becomes. In addition you must practice, practice and practice, preferably in the same room that you will give your presentation.

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I too had the same problem..And my teacher told me to practice talking or singing while looking at the mirror and avoid eye contact with anyone when u r on the stage...I have killed half of my stage fright by this...Hope it works for u too...

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Put your self in that type of situation more often. You will adapt and become more comfortable, day by day, the more you are exposed to it.
You can join speech team, debate team, choir or band, school plays or get a job answering phones, reception, something dealing with customer service would help.

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just look over the heads of the audience and say or do what u want to do.

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go streaking

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For people with stage fright, this is gonna sound really weird by the way, but do whatever it is you have stage fright doing (singing, dancing, public speaking, etc.) in front of lots of people you don't know. A lot of people say to only do it in front of a few people you know, but to me that's worse. If it's lot of people, then it's easier for you to just look at them as kind of mass and not as specific people, and if you don't know them, you'll never see them again. It will be harder the first time, but the more often they do it, the easier it gets. Hope this helps!

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I have stage fright very bad. But I just sang in a talent show 2 weeks ago. You just have to face it. Although I'm still stage fright but not as bad as I was!

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The first time i was on stage i was so nervous but then in 5 minutes i was better i got into my character and i didnt notice the audience i pretended that i was were i was in the play!!!

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Just recognize the audience as carrots~think about that you are the only one in the hall.

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We Can't avoid that feeling. The Best is to develop your Self Confidence, Trust yourself..Don't mind the people around you. Just focus and practice. :)

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Hmmm.. Welll, you can do your talent in front of a few family members, or really close friends. Some times just doing the performance to yourself helps... If you don't like someone, and they really get on your nerves, try to do it around them, to prove that you can do something they cant.. Lol.. Just some suggestions. :)

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Breathe in and out and practice on the stage so youll get used to it and get some of your friends to watch you so you can get used to it

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Practice and prepare before you go on stage. When you do this, you will be confident enough to succeed.

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You may want to try practicing watever yur doing -your speech, or monologue for theatre- in front of your family members. including extended family, especially if yur stage fright is pretty bad

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Also, in addition to many great suggestions here, remember that they are just people. No one is going to remember you were ever in front of them a couple days from now. Most people wont even be paying attention. It will all be over quicker than you think. Don't stress yourself out :)

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Just remember half the people you see in this world your probably never going to see again.

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try to perform in front of your family or friends and u might get use to it :)

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grow some balls girlfraaaaan ;-)

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A lot of people never get over stage fright, but for me after I get up there and start doing what I love I'm tO busy havin fun to care

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