Episode #4. Anything you can do to make performers feel welcome, comfortable, respected and valued is where you should prioritize your efforts. Whatever makes the performer’s job easier will make your own job and your results even better. But the magic doesn’t stop when sound-check is over so here’s a partial list of things to work on after the soundcheck and throughout the show/concert/event.
In this episode I discuss taking breaks, production schedules and set times, maintaining eye contact for hand signals, backline changeover and doing your line checks discretely, and being consistently supportive by applauding for performers.