Become a World Class Performer & Own The Stage
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Become a World Class Performer & Own The Stage

Learn how to revolutionize your show into an unforgettable experience for your fans & start performing with confidence
4.4 (45 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,781 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Overcome Stage fright & Perform With Confidence
  • Speak Confidently Between Songs
  • Create Powerful Moments & Share Your Story
  • $10,000 a Month Strategy For Booking Shows
  • Sell More Merchandise Without Being Sleazy
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  • a desire to improve your stage performance

As the artist Manafest I've sold over 300,000 albums worldwide, over 1,000,000 singles and toured over 20 different countries.

I've signed & negotiated Record Deals with Major Labels such as EMI and Sony Music as well as many independent labels around the world.

Over the last 10 years I continued to play live shows, write songs and attending conferences improving and teaching my students everything I know in the music industry.

I'm tired of artists being broke. I have friends that have sold over 1,000,000 records but because they haven't setup their business correctly are forced to get a part time job driving for Uber.

I have put this course "Become a World Class Performer & Own The Stage" together for you - to which you have full lifetime access, including all the updates, for free.

I "take you step by step" showing you:

  • Overcome Stage freight & Perform With Confidence
  • Speak Confidently Between Songs
  • $10,000 a Month Touring Strategy
  • Create Powerful Moments & Share Their Story
  • Sell More Merchandise With Out Being Salesy

Who is the target audience?
  • Artists
  • Musicians
  • Managers & Booking Agents
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Curriculum For This Course
37 Lectures
Show Preparation
10 Lectures 42:00

4 time Juno Award nominee, Author & over 1,000 shows rocked on 4 continents!!!

Preview 04:29

The Foundation Of a Good Show Is Good Songs!

Overcoming stage freight comes from practice & experience.

How To Overcome Stage Fright

Enter the stage like you are the leader of a marching band. Take control of the room

Walking Onto The Stage With Confidence

Makes a big difference but don't overdue it.

Vocal Warm Ups

Getting the right team around you is super important. Don't just hire for talent but attitude, integrity and communication.

How To Hire Good Musicians Not Just Players: Building a Great Team

Setting up rehersals are crucial to a great performance.


Some experiences from eating too much food before a show I'll never forget>>> :)

Don't Eat Too Much Before The Show

How to put together a set list and where to put it.

Action Steps: Put Together a Powerful Set List
Engaging The Crowd
5 Lectures 18:11

One of my frustrations with artists is they won't learn how to speak on their feet or even rehearse what to say between songs.

Preview 05:08

You can win over the audience every time. let me show you how. Also how to turn them around.

Winning Over The Audience

Making eye contact without staring too long makes people feel welcome.

Making Eye Contact

Sharing your story is a powerful way to connect with your audience and build a fanbase.

Sharing Your Story

Story Opening Up For Tim Tebow

Top Secret Tip: How I Failed & What I Could Have Done Better
How To Move On The Stage
6 Lectures 23:26
Power Stances


Learn to laugh and use sound difficulties to your advantage instead of getting embarrassed.

How To Use Sound Difficulties To Your Advantage

How To Use The Mic Stand Effectively

Breath Control
5 Lectures 16:05

I use Ableton Live to trigger our tracks as well as sync our videos.

Preview 03:26

You can hire a lighting guy to come with you over have Ableton Live setup with Midi to control it. If your touring with another band you can always pay there lighting and ask them to run lights for you.

How To Use Lights In Your Show

It's great to collaborate and plan with your band or dancers a routine for the show.

Planning Synchronized Movements & Positioning On Stage

When I FIRST started we used vinyl, Tapes, CD's, iPod and now Ableton Live off our Mac laptop

What To Use For Backing Tracks

Another way to engage the crowd and let your personality/brand shine through.

Stage Props
Business of Performing & Making Money At The Show
11 Lectures 39:43

Learn to sell from stage will increase fan engagement and merchandise sales. Take the time and learn what it is you will say to the crowd each night.

Preview 04:41

Having good merchandise and a nice setup for people to see your shirts, CD's & posters will increase your sales. If you need a logo or shirt design check out my wife's work:

Setting Up Your Merchandise Table To Make a Ton Of Cash!

This lecture teaches you the formula and template I used to book $10,000 worth of shows every month.

$10,000 a Month Touring Strategy

How To Take Credit Cards At Your Show

Stage Plot is necessary when advancing your shows. Here is a sample one of mine.

Stage Plot
1 page

Stage Plot Overview

a Rider is what the promoter receives breaking down your sound, lights, food, hotel and other requirements for the show.

3 pages

Backline rider is what band gear you require including: Drums, Amps, Mics etc. See mine attached for reference.

Backline Rider Request
2 pages

Backline Rider Request Overview

Getting sponsors for your event is easier then you think especially if you have a fanbase and people showing up to your concerts. Just make sure your not selling out to anyone and that you believe in the product your promoting.

How To Get Sponsors For Your Event

Pro Tip: How To Buy On To Bigger Tours Part I
About the Instructor
Christopher Greenwood
4.3 Average rating
1,143 Reviews
38,095 Students
28 Courses
Teaches 22 Courses: Best Selling Author & Entrepreneur

Chris Greenwood: Musician, Best Selling Author & Entrepreneur

Why are 36,000+ students enrolled in my Udemy courses?

As an entrepreneur, I have spent over a decade building multiple businesses in the music industry, real estate & online marketing. I believe in a no debt philosophy - and that good morals is good economics

Learn from someone living out everything he teaches!

Would you like to see how I make over $4,000 a month selling music online?

Would you like to become a world class performer and own the stage & my $10,000 a month touring strategy?

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Enroll in my Udemy courses - you too can be doing all of this - and more!

Across the last decade and some change, Manafest has steadily cemented his status as one of the world's most diverse, envelope-pushing and all around uplifting artists. His seamless, lightening-like blur between the spectrums of rap, hip-hop, rock and pop hasn't just led to 300,000-plus album sales and five coveted Juno Award nominations (essentially the Grammy equivalent in his home country of Canada), but also more than 1,000 shows logged over four continents.