Arts & Entertainment

What Is a Persona? Tips on Developing an Onstage Persona

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 25, 2021 • 4 min read

One of the keys to being a successful performer is a strong and confident stage persona, but every successful performing artist is not as loud and confident in their private lives as they are onstage. Artists rely on a carefully constructed stage persona while performing to give themselves the freedom and permission to act in ways that might not come naturally to them when they’re offstage.