ImagesFear and Confidence

Many of the greatest actors throughout history have dealt with stage fright. Actors are humans, after all. Countless celebrities have reported suffering from this very human struggle. Stage fright is so prevalent, in fact, that you’ve undoubtedly heard the old trope that many people fear public speaking more than death itself. It’s that bad. Countless actors and speakers, yours truly included, at times, tremble at the thought of standing before an audience. Yet, we continue to perform because we have tools we can use to handle the fear.

In this chapter, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of the fear of public speaking, or stage ...

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