How to get over stage fright

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, February 08, 2018

Getting over stage fright is not as easy as imagining your audience in their underwear… it means producing a sea change in yourself.

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7 steps to a killer audition (for singers)

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, January 18, 2018

No one likes being judged and so auditions are never comfortable. However by being well-prepared you can make sure you stand the best chance of succeeding. Here are my seven top tips.

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