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Stage Fright - How To Work Through It

Sunday, Nov. 10 | 1:00pm ET (12:00pm CT)

“Help! They’re Looking At Me!”

If you get sweaty, anxious, discombobulated being in front of people…whether giving a presentation, a toast at a wedding, in social setting…or are a performer of ANY kind looking to be more yourself in front of an audience….this workshop is for you. Practical techniques for working from the ‘inside-out’ and ‘outside-in’ will be presented and you WILL walk away with more ease and comfort in your own skin. An open mic will follow in which you can practice your new skills….if you desire. I’ve got years of experience to share. Come on….join me….safe and supportive environment provided!

Your Instructor:

Patti Shaffner is a veteran of stage performance, theater direction with over 30 years in musical and theatrical performance. Patti has garnered awards for acting, directing and songwriting and has a patient and understanding “NO MISTAKE” way of working with individuals and groups. She is well recognized for an ease on stage, engaging the audience and inviting them into an intimate relationship that shares more than merely a performance.

The workshop runs from 1:00-5:00pm ET

An Open Mic will follow at 7:00pm ET, Workshop participants are invited to join!

(Workshop is limited to 20 participants).

Check In @ 12:45
Starts 1:00pm, doors open 12:45pm

Artistry, Up Close

The intimate, acoustically-rich Acorn environment encourages interaction between the artists and audience.

About The Acorn 

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.


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