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 2017 she performed in 6 different shows:

Hello: La Voix Humaine, Boogie Ecstasy, A Cultural Exchange, PIerre and the Moon, Teatime in Paris and Sunset in Morden - 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 and has extensive experience of leading arts and educational events, outreach and teams.  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.