Many performers wish they never had to deal with the technical side of a show, but that can be unrealistic. If you gain some mastery over these elements, you can approach all aspects of the show with confidence while directing your energy more effectively into your creative expression.
Adjusting to the venue – have a game plan for each type of room and each type of audience
Making the most of sound checks – use the sound check as a jumping off point for a great performance
P.A. proficiency – learn mixing board fundamentals and how to interface with a sound crew
Microphone technique – become familiar with the properties of various mics and discover how they can serve you
On-stage tuning and string replacement – seamlessly integrate these basic but vital skills into your set
Rising above technical difficulties – keep your cool when things go wrong, and turn negatives into positives