Managing Stage Fright with Perspective, a Conversation with Chris Avetta (Ep 111)
Chris Avetta on stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. | Forest for the Trees
Singer songwriter Chris Avetta joins me today in a conversation about stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. These days, Chris has a lot going on and when we spoke she had just released her new single Forest for the Trees, was set to perform at Lady Brain Fest, and has recently enrolled at the University of California at San Diego.
We begin by talking about growing up in Tempe Arizona, then expanded into other interesting topics including:
Chris’ upcoming participation in Lady Brain Fest
Injecting humor into live performances
Managing stage fright
Putting challenges into perspective
What is and isn’t working for Chris on the business side of music
A self-proclaimed unhealthy obsession with Harry Potter
3 Key Points
Everything is nothing. Gain perspective on your challenges.
Connect with your audience. Leave them feeling something.
It’s okay to bring yourself (emotions and all) to the stage.
“A lot of people are performers and they do an act, which is incredible. I don’t know how to do that. It would be great to compartmentalize my emotions. So, whatever mood I’m at that day, that’s what you’re going to get. Usually it’s quirky and silly.” –Chris Avetta
“My business plan is to reach straight to the jugular and connect.” –Chris Avetta
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