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Upcoming Performance Workshop–Play Like a Pro: How to Turn Stage Fright Into Magnetism with special guest teacher Holly Shaw 9/24/18

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Play Like a Pro: How to Turn Stage Fright Into Magnetism
with special guest teacher Holly Shaw 

Find yourself sabotaging live performances with nervousness or freezing up up when you step into a recording booth?  Are you frustrated because you can totally kill it in when you rehearse alone, but for some reason choke right as soon as you’re in a high stakes situation?  There’s nothing wrong with you! It’s not a sign “from the universe” that you shouldn’t be professional musician.. It’s actually the opposite.

Join Holly Shaw, Hypnotherapist, Bestselling Author of, The Creative Formula, and former SAG actor and dancer, to find out how your stage fright can be transformed into your best friend – helping you create magnetic and powerful energy on stage, in auditions, and in recording sessions so you’ll have that magnetic “it” quality that makes you memorable to booking agents and keeps your audience coming back for more!

In this two hour free workshop, Holly Shaw shares her secrets from over twenty years of studying performance anxiety and from learning to manage it herself while performing in T.V., film, and on stages all over the world. You’ll learn:

  • The truth about performance anxiety.  What is really going on when the nerves come and the body acts up.
  • How to drop into the “optimum” mindset before stepping on stage, or into an audition or recording studio
  • Powerful tools for transforming stage fright into magnetism
  • The Biggest Mistake you can make with your performances and how to avoid it

This workshop will equip you with tools to manage your nervousness so that when big opportunities arise you’ll know you’ve done everything you can to be your magnetic best.

Play Like a Pro: How to Turn Stage Fright Into Magnetism with special guest teacher Holly Shaw
Monday, September 24, 2018
$10, Free to Local 6 Members

Musicians Union Local 6
116 Ninth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Contact Alex Walsh to reserve your seat:


About Holly Shaw
Holly Shaw is a San Francisco based Bestselling Author, Creativity Coach, and Hypnotherapist who has worked with hundreds of musicians and performers, some of them Emmy award winning and Grammy nominated, helping them to overcome performance anxiety, impostor syndrome, and creative blocks so that they can totally kill it in auditions and performances without feeling like they’re selling out or losing their sanity.  She also hosts the Performers & Creators Lab Podcast. To find out more, visit

Success Stories from Previous Clients Who’ve Learned these Skills:

“I feel that I have a lot of great material to work with now!  I found the exercises very beneficial..” — Dan Cantrell, Emmy Award winning composer

“I’m left with a real sense of relief that the struggles are normal. Holly is really good at identifying the obstacles and figuring out a comprehensive plan to get around them.” — David McLean, musician/composer

“Recently, I attended a workshop about auditioning led by Holly Shaw. I cannot express the amount of momentum I have felt after practicing her Watermill technique. I even do it if I start to get nervous about something I am thinking about going after. Yesterday I had a burst of energy and have been putting myself out there for things that I wouldn’t have previously. I feel like someone took the cap off of the faucet.” — Deborah Haden, SAG Actor