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What is Excellence In Performance?
Michael Colgrass combines techniques from mime, dance, theater games, Grotowski
physical training, Neuro-linguistics, self-hypnosis and exercises from his lifetime
experience as a professional percussionist, conductor and public presenter. Over
25,OOO people have attended his workshops throughout the United States and Canada
and also in Great Britain, South America, South Africa, and Bali. These workshops
began as training for stage performers, but the skills proved useful in other professions,
and the workshops soon included teachers, therapists, business people, entrepreneurs,
communicators, specialists in human resources and many more "performers."
* Control performance nerves and eliminate stage fright
Among the techniques taught are:
Self-Hypnosis for Performers. Two basic self-generated mind control techniques for performance will be taught. Purpose: to control performance nerves and learn how to focus concentration under pressure.
Hologram. A technique for switching perspectives mentally from performer, to coach to listener. Purpose: to learn how to coach yourself and to see, hear and feel your performance from your coach's and your audience's perspective.
Sequencing. A technique for understanding how you learn, unlearn and re-learn. Purpose: to increase learning efficiency and understand how to deal with stage fright.
Walk Ons. How to prepare the proper state of mind for the walk from off stage to your playing position on stage. Purpose: to increase your comfort on stage and immediately garner the audience's attention.
Life Levels Alignment. An exercise for relating your performance to your environment, skill levels, beliefs, identity and spiritual self. Purpose: to help put your art in perspective with your life.
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