The Secret Weapon to Winning Auditions (Guest Blog for

by: Dr. Don Greene, peak performance psychologist

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In this blog, I delve into the periodization process that I have found to be so helpful training both performing artists and Olympic athletes to do their best when it counts.


Dr. Don Greene

Dr. Don Greene, a peak performance psychologist, has taught his comprehensive approach to peak performance mastery at The Juilliard School, Colburn School, New World Symphony, Los Angeles Opera Young Artists Program, Vail Ski School, Perlman Music Program, and US Olympic Training Center. During his thirty-two year career he has coached more than 1,000 performers to win professional auditions and has guided countless solo performers to successful careers. In 2016, some of the performing artists with whom Dr. Greene worked won jobs with the San Francisco Opera, Montreal Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, National Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Of the Olympic track and field athletes he had worked with up until and through the 2016 Games in Rio, 14 won medals, including 5 gold. Dr. Greene has authored seven books including: Audition SuccessFight Your Fear & Win, and Performance Success. In 2017, Dr. Greene was named a TED Educator and collaborated with musician Dr. Annie Bosler to produce the TED-Ed How to practice effectively...for just about anythingThe video went viral receiving over 11 million views between Facebook and YouTube.