Stage fright beats out heights, snakes
& even death to rank as people’s top fear
Percentage of professional musicians who
reported suffering from significant stage fright
Hi, I’m Dr. David Lee Fish
Do you struggle with stage fright when you perform, speak, or compete in public? Is it undermining you & making the spotlight unenjoyable?
I know how you feel. I’ve been there myself and have helped many fellow victims with the anxiety you experience in front of an audience. Trust me to show you the way beyond your nervousness in just a few days.
How Bad is Your Stage Fright, Anyway?
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You’ll have a better understanding how much of a genuine problem stage fright is for you.
Having spent the last 30+ years in the entertainment industry as a director, producer, writer, actor, sportscaster, and voice-over artist, I'm all too familiar with the nemesis known as stage fright. Working through Dr. Fish's Goodbye Butterflies has helped me better understand this unwelcome guest, who often shows up unannounced. It can be managed and put in its place with the proper perspective, which helps release the artistic flow that is necessary to share the performance that rings true to the audience - be it one person or millions. Do yourself a favor and READ Goodbye Butterflies and discover for yourself what I did.Mel Fair (Halloween, Super 8, Scandal, Justified, Weeds)
Goodbye Butterflies is an essential weapon in the arsenal of any serious performer and anyone else whose career depends on persuading, entertaining, or motivating others. And that's EVERYONE! Dr. Fish is revolutionizing entertainment & public speaking. What Dale Carnegie is to "winning friends & influencing people," he is to performance. DO THIS!!!"Pat O'Connor (artist manager & CEO - POC Media, Inc.)
Goodbye Butterflies transformed my stage fright. It's given me an outlet to channel the adrenaline and stay in control of my nerves! Being confident in your stage presence makes you feel unstoppable! I'm sad that I spent so many years letting stage fright make my voice shake and personality disappear. Make sure to check out the 'cuppa' exercise. You can thank me later!Maddie (American Idol contestant)
I really like David’s straightforward and empowering method for helping performers recognize and work with stage fright without feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment. The beauty of this mindful approach is that it can be applied to other anxiety-provoking situations as well.Barbra Weidlein (Co-Founder and Director - MajoringInMusic.com)
When you're 18 year old twin sisters from Florida and trying to crack the shell of Nashville, it's easy to feel intimidated. Goodbye Butterflies is a life-changer, driving the confidence & energy we need to deliver our sound, our dreams, and our art to our audiences! Thanks Dr. Fish. You ROCK!!!Devin & Alex Bradbury (2 Miles South - country recording artists)
Got two minutes? Here’s a short video that explains what Goodbye Butterflies is all about.
- Adele’s Fear of the Stage - No popular artist is bigger these days than the British singer-songwriter Adele, and few have been as open about their stage fright. Rolling Stone In a 2011 interview with Rolling Stone, Adele disclosed about her performance anxiety: I’m scared of audiences. I get shitty scared. One show in Amsterdam, I ...
- Stage Fright: Is a Little a Good Thing? - One of the most common things you hear people say about stage fright is that being a little nervous is actually good for you. Really? Well that’s what a lot of folks say at any rate. In fact, country artist Faith Hill once said, “A little bit of stage fright, ...
- NYT Article on Smart Apps for Stage Fright - A recent article in the Personal Tech section of the New York Times reviews a number of smartphone apps that supposedly help people deal with their stage fright. While the apps considered are interesting, none really get to the heart of the problem with stage fright and are of limited ...
- Zayn Malik’s Stage Fright No Show - It was to be a triumphant moment as a solo artist fo former One Direction member Zayn Malik, but stage fright got in the way He had returned to the UK to appear at the Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium along with Ariana Grande and Little Mix. At the last ...