The Confident Performer
A handbook for coping with anxiety in performance. Invaluable to actors, dancers, singers, comedians - any performer has ever suffered pre-performance anxiety. Performance psychologist Dr David Roland analyses how anxiety affects performing and looks at the ways of managing it - and even of harnessing it to improve performance. The book examines the role of relaxation, health, lifestyle, mental imagery and positive self-talk in preparing the performer to give their best performance.