The Freehold Forum  Winter Quarter 2014
Board of Directors
Mark Chandler,
Jenni Taggart, Vice-President
Kristin Alexander, Secretary
Matthew Bursell, Treasurer
Liza Comtois 

Narea Kang
Scott Maddock
Aaron Moore 

Hello Freehold Community,


2014 begins with a great start for us at Freehold with a wonderful line-up of Winter Classes and some fun events to look forward to including our next Freehold Forum Live! A Directing Conversation happening this Thursday, January 16. 


We hope you'll enjoy the following e-newsletter offerings:


*Bart Smith's journey in his Auditioning class which helped to demystify Auditioning for him  

*Interview with Amy Love about what makes SOAP Fest a special event


*Laura Nelson's reflections on how Freehold's classes have been transformative for her


Our warmest winter greetings to you all!




Kate Gavigan

Communications Manager, Freehold

From our Studio: Demystifying Auditioning by Bart Smith

Auditioning for a play? Sounds like fun, right? Not for most of us. For me, thinking about an audition brings up many flavors of fear, insecurity, trepidation, etc.  More ...
From Our Lab:   Interview with Sandbox Artists Collective Member Amy Love on SOAP Fest

What is SOAP Fest?

SOAP Fest stands for Sandbox One-Act Play Festival.  It's a festival of brand new one-act plays, written by members of The Sandbox Artists Collective, and performed under the Actors' Equity members' Project Code.  More ... 
From our Studio:  Emerging in Freehold Classes by Laura Nelson
Prior to taking
Step I: Intro to Acting at Freehold in January of 2013, my experience of acting had been limited to being an audience member, engaging in whatever theatrics were required of me as a language teacher... More ...
The FREEHOLD FORUM LIVE! - A Directing Conversation with Panelists Shana Bestock, Kathy Hsieh and Kristina Sutherland, Thursday, January 16th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Freehold. PWYC, Reserve a space: Brown Paper Tickets.
Have you wondered what Directors are looking for from actors? Want to hear about the rehearsal process? Do you have some questions of your own about the director/actor relationship? Join us for our third Freehold Forum Live!: A Directing Conversation and get your questions answered! 


Check out our GREAT Winter Classes! Auditioning, Voice, Basic Movement for Actors, Public Speaking, Singing for Actors , Stage Combat and much more! Join us this winter in a Freehold class! 

**Freehold Faculty Upcoming Shows
**Save the Date: Freehold's Faculty Showcase and Benefit, Tuesday, February 25th to be held at ACT.
**Save the Date: Freehold's Annual Dinner and Auction, Monday, May 19th.
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