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NEXTNOW FEST: IMPROVE PERFORMANCE PROMISES ONE-OF-A-KIND-SHOW

John Powers | the Diamondback

"Any public performance comes with a great deal of pressure. Whether it's a speech in your COMM107 class or a production of Shakespeare in front of a packed house, the anxiety of having so many eyes fixed on you at once can be only partially extinguished by your knowledge of the script.

"Even if everything goes to hell, there's a plan to fall back on.

"Now imagine performing without any script as a lifeline. The only thing preventing an awkward silence is your wit and your ability to think on your feet. Oh, and I almost forgot — you are expected to be hilarious."

Read the rest of the article at the Diamondback

 

Date of Publication: 
9/8/16