stage presence

noun

: a quality that attracts attention on the stage
an actor with a commanding stage presence

Examples of stage presence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The combination of story, stage presence, and sound drew in the crowd throughout their too-short set. Erin MacLeod, SPIN, 3 Apr. 2024 Each has a stunning, polished stage presence and knows it. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2024 Beyond being a loyal girl’s girl, Nicki’s bold attitude and stage presence have organically earned her the respect of the music industry and fans globally. Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 18 Mar. 2024 Karina has a natural stage presence to her that comes through whether performing in front of a crowd or rehearsing alone. Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, 17 Mar. 2024 Corinne’s stage presence and performance energy are dynamic and contagious. Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, 17 Mar. 2024 The pageant is judged based on a personal interview, poise, personality, stage presence and a question on stage. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Feb. 2024 Create a stage presence that sets you apart from the rest. Kice Akkawi, Rolling Stone, 22 Feb. 2024 Green’s direction is at its most dynamic when focused on Marley and the Wailers’ electric stage presence and chemistry. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Feb. 2024

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“Stage presence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stage%20presence. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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