about freya


Freya Stang is an actor, directs, writes and teaches.   

She has a passion for creating stories, characters and bringing these to life.

Freya works across genres, has a firm base in movement theatre, devises original theatre and also works with

classical and modern text.  She performs equally

Shakespeare or  Chekov as she does a silent mime performance.  When performing she sometimes

uses masks, clown or puppets .

In 2018 she performed

A Cultural Exchange, PIerre and the Moon,

Sunset in Morden, De Fjaleristiske - in three different countries: UK, France and Norway. 

Freya is a specialised trained Hospital Clown and

works all over Norway with the Norwegian Hospital Clowns

Freya is a highly experienced teacher, regularaly runs workshops and has extensive experience of leading arts and educational events, outreach and teams.  In 2018 she co-presented with Royal Holloway University, at the international Clownin Conference in Vienna.  She holds a (Post Graduate) Certificate in Education from Nottingham University.


Freya has studied the theatre pedagogy of

Jacques Lecoq  at Helikos Internationale School of Theatre Creation in Florence (3 year full-time programme)   There she worked under the schools multiple branches and influences: Theatre of the Opressed, Gestalt, Bio Energetics and Taoist Martial Arts    http://www.helikos.org/

Studied and Performed Shakespeare, Ibsen and Chekov at RADA, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art      www.rada.ac.uk

Freya first trained with Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre, in London www.desmondjones.co.uk 

Later acting as pedagogic assistant to the school, 2 years.  

Before and since she has been inspired by  a multitude of wide-ranging influences, from the training of Clown through mask / the Pochinko method, the rigour and beauty of Etienne Decroux technique with Mime Corporel  to further Shakespearean studies at  Shakespeare’s Globe in London, The Actors Centre in London and Oslo.