Throughout the year, we offer many workshops and free events. Here are some of the ones you missed:
ACTORS ALOUD is our series of FREE Panel Discussions, featuring leading actors and theatre professionals, chatting about issues central to the lives of actors today. Moderated by Jack Doulin and studio head, Scott Freeman, these events give audience members valuable insight into the careers of successful actors. Hear about how they approach roles, discuss their life and work, and much more. The discussions are followed by an open Question & Answer with the audience. Feel free to just show up and bring a friend who is new to the studio, although registration is recommended.
Past panelists include Cherry Jones, Sarah Steele and Santino Fontana, Michael Emerson, Carrie Preston, Marin Ireland, Terry Kinney, Lois Smith, Judith Ivey, Jayne Houdyshell, Maria Dizzia, Suzanne Bertish, Anatol Yusef, etc. Click here for recaps and videos from past panels.
The Freeman Studio is excited to have had Denis Gough as our guest for this event. This was a unique opportunity to hear one of London's, and now New York's most-acclaimed and outspoken actors, discuss her life and work. Anyone who saw her phenomenal performance in People, Places, Things at St. Ann's Warehouse, or her performance as Harper in Angels in America on Broadway wanted to be there! Watch the full conversation here.
The Freeman Studio is grateful to have had Marisa Tomei at the studio for a recent Actors Aloud event. This was a unique opportunity to hear one of America's most-acclaimed actors, discuss her life and work. Our actors were able to ask questions and Marisa was both passionate and insightful in her responses.
Marisa Tomei with Studio Head Scott Freeman.
Marisa Tomei and Jack Doulin
Marisa Tomei with Faculty members Jack Doulin and Philip Carlson.
Marisa Tomei with Studio Head Scott Freeman.
Actors Aloud with Cherry Jones was a unique opportunity for actors and community members to hear from one of America's most-acclaimed actors discuss her life and work. Her candid stories were authentic, insightful and inspiring. After the panel discussion, moderated by casting director Jack Doulin and studio head Scott Freeman, there was an open Q&A. Here is a clip of the event in which Cherry talks about how to be tender with yourself as an actor in this business and discusses aspects of working on TV.
Frankie Faison & Larry Pine
This event encapsulated what Actors Aloud is all about: Community and sharing wisdom across the generations! Veteran actors Frankie Faison and Larry Pine visited the studio for an inspiring talk with Casting Director Jack Doulin and a Q&A with our actors and the public. It was an incredibly unique opportunity to hear how these veteran actors have sustained long careers, discussed their life and work.
Actors have a desire to explore many aspects of their acting craft. Therefore, we reach out to exciting and innovative professionals to teach seminars in a variety of disciplines. The Sunday Seminar Series was these useful, enlightening and inspiring and included:
TAMING THE CYCLOPS: How to do Your Best Work in an On-Camera Audition w/ELLEN NOVACK
ACTING WITH AN ACCENT: Speech, Character & Identity wAMANDA QUAID
WHAT'S STOPPING YOU? Audition Technique w/JACK DOULIN
SING/ACT: How to do Your Best Work in a Musical Theatre Audition w/ROBERT McQUEEN
THE LOWDOWN: Practical & Current Information on the Business of Acting
We frequently offer FREE EVENTS to build community. So stay connected and...come listen, learn and participate!
Our studio is not only a place dedicated to training and nurturing actors, it's also a place for Celebration, Connection and Community. Throughout the year, we host a series of FREE EVENTS that honor the talent and passion we witness every day, and allow actors to experience the next level of performance for the greater artistic community.
Your Character Has an Accent
Acting in New Plays
We've had so many great workshops in the past. We will keep you up to date on when certain guest teachers will be coming back to the studio. Click here to learn more about our faculty and guest teachers.
The Freeman Studio is not only a place to nurture and grow your craft and career, but a place to build lasting professional and personal relationships. Throughout the year, our social events include parties, readings and performances. We hope you'll join us!
Holiday party at the studio