Tell a joke to break the ice.
Don’t be a “stiff” on stage.
Not only will you feel uncomfortable,
but your audience will too.
In Ancient Greek tragedies, the audience always felt
a bond between themselves and the actors.
This bond is called catharsis.It’s the emotional
response that drives us to read and watch
plays over and over again.
Having fun unites an audience, and connects them with you.
And if they’ve connected with you, you’ve already sold them on the pitch.