ImagesPerformance Techniques

There’s a famous moment in the musical A Chorus Line when the director of the show calls out to one of the dancers, “Don’t pop the head, Cassie!” He’s trying to tone down the star quality of one of the women auditioning for his show. He wants her to blend in with the chorus, not stand out from the crowd.

Some people just stand out. They’re not meant to blend in. However, whether you’re a natural showstopper, or your presentation skills need a little polish, there are things you can do that will make the most of what you’ve got and wow the crowd. That’s what this chapter is about: embracing extra techniques that enhance your ...

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