World-class Shakespeare training for performers at all levels of experience. (Beginners welcome!)
Audition preparation: classical and contemporary.
Are you looking ahead to a theater audition? Ready to hone your skills through customized coaching with a veteran trainer?Working one-on-one with Freya can help you achieve that callback. You’ll get personalized feedback to help you build powerful skills that will serve you throughout your career.
“Freya has an amazing vision of what’s possible. She expects a lot--doesn’t let you get away with anything, yet she’s always there, letting you know she knows you can do it. Working with her was a blast! I hope I get many, many more opportunities to work with her. -Jennifer Adkins, actor, 2011 workshop
$40 per hour, $25 per half hour.
Email Freya now: fwshipley (at) gmail (dot) com.
ABOUT FREYA SHIPLEY
Freya has been a thriving stage and voice actor for over twenty years. She is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), and has performed and directed at theaters across the UK and US. She has been teaching and coaching actors since 1998. Freya is a Shakespeare expert with a master's degree in British history from St. Andrews University, Scotland.
Freya's students dig deeply into Shakespeare's text, exploring the link between the language and vital, moment-to-moment action, reaction, and relationship on stage. In the process, they discover new power, freedom, and expressiveness within themselves.
"Being a beginner I was kind of expecting Shakespeare = hard work. I had NO IDEA this class was going to be so exciting. You opened up a whole new world for us! Thank you, thank you, Freya!" -Bonnie Hunt, actor, 2013 workshop
Freya's work is based on principles developed by (among others) John Barton and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and members of London's Original Shakespeare Company. Freya has brought it to many communities including Shakespeare’s Globe Education (London), The Artemis Project (London), the British-American Drama Academy (BADA), Moray Theatre (Edinburgh), The American School in Surrey (UK), the California Institute of Technology, the Claremont Colleges, Shakespeare Santa Cruz (California), Indiana Repertory Theatre (Indiana), and more.Let's talk about how I can help you achieve your goals: fwshipley (at) gmail (dot) com.