How do you overcome stage fright?
Stage and performance fright affects everyone. It’s estimated that 99% of people experience some form of it. You can be a successful, accomplished stand-up comedian, but still suffer from it. The question is, how do you overcome stage fright?
When was the last time you felt stage fright? Do you think you can get over it? Comedians have been experiencing stage fright for a long time, and many of them have developed great ways to get over it.
In this episode of Comedy Reset, we tackle that topic and explore some of the most common ways to overcome it. We have a great panel with Janet Stewart, Kevin Markman, Allen Enlow, and Bob Nelson.
Comment below with your experiences with stage fright.
Bob Nelson – BobNelson.com
Bob Nelson is a stand-up comedian with a unique style and a wide range of comedy material. Bob came up in the clubs of New York City, rubbing elbows with the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. He has been featured on the Merv Griffin Show, the Tonight Show, David Letterman and has performed live thousands of times at hundreds of comedy clubs, colleges, and other exciting live venues. Bob is a gifted comedian who keeps audiences in stitches and is loved by critics, fans, and fellow comedians alike. He currently lives on the eastern end of Long Island.
Kevin Markman – Twitter
Kevin Markman is a standup comedian from Rochester, NY who has been making audiences laugh for over five years with his unique perspectives on relationships, daddying, and pickles. His clever wordplay and raw truths take his audience on a roller coaster of comedy.
Janet Stewart – Facebook
Janet Stewart is a stand-up comedian and actor from Laguna Beach, California. She toured the world for years as a flight attendant and now performs weekly at various venues around Los Angeles.
Allen Enlow – AllenEnlow.com
Allen Enlow has been doing Stand-up comedy since the early 80’s. He has opened for Soupy Sales, Broadway legend Joel Grey, appeared on the Joan Lunden show, and performed in Atlantic City. Allen has also done comedy gigs with Ray Romano, Adam Sandler, and Jeff Foxworthy to name a few. He has performed improv with Robin Williams and followed comedy legends like Andy Kaufman and Sam Kinison in NYC clubs. As an actor, Allen has played opposite James Gandolfini and Rami Malek. He resides in Brooklyn, NY.