The things we judge live performance by on a subconscious level.
You just walked out of the best performance of your life. Someone asks you what you liked about it. What do you answer? You will probably find that what you liked fits into one of these three categories. In Boris Goldovsky’s book “Bringing Opera to Life” the first chapter mentions these three criteria for creating engaging performances.
If you feel like your performance is missing something but you don’t know what this is the place to start. This will guide you to where you need to spend more time refining your skills. This will also help you become more efficient in isolating what works and doesn’t work about any performance you watch so you can help make it stronger.[Read more…] about Big 3 + 1