July 2003 - Present
Engaged Theatre Tour - our professional productions have toured to partner organizations including Monroe Correctional Complex for Men, Washington Corrections Center for Women, Tent City, Harborview, New Futures, Echo Glen Children’s Center, American Lake VA Hospital/Fort Lewis McChord. In addition, we offer free shows for the public. More details and a full production history on the dedicated page.
Laboratory Investigation: The 18th Mitzvah by Mary Lathrop, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith
Laboratory Investigation Seasons Such as These, by Mark Jenkins, Music by Carol Sams, Choreography by Wade Madsen
Lab Investigation: A New Adaptation of Don Juan, Conceived by Jorg Bochow, Authors: Moliere, Brecht, Pushkin, Directed by Gennadi Bogdanov
The Lorca Project, Directed by Kate Whoriskey, Final 1999-2000 ETI Project.Featuring: Jesse Sherfey-Hinds, Deb Prince
Laboratory Investigation, The Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith. Featuring: Kate Wisniewski, Richard Brestoff, John Paulsen, David Churchill, Bart Smith, Todd Tressler, Katt Tait
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, Directed by Leonid Anisimov. Featuring: Mark Jenkins, Marjorie Nelson, Anthony Lee, Annette Toutonghi and Tom Spiller. The play was performed in Seattle at Freehold and in Tacoma at the Norton Clapp Theatre as well as in 16 private homes around Seattle and viewed by Superior Court Judge Janice Niemi, Pam Schell (wife of Mayor Paul Schell), the Rev. Samuel McKinney and Seattle Center Director Virginia Anderson, among others.
The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorky, Directed by Leonid Anisimov. This performance was hosted by Freehold and was presented by honored artists from Vladivstock, Russia and Leonid Anisimov’s company from Russia.
Laboratory Investigation of An Altered Life, by Elizabeth Heffron, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith. Featuring: Kathy Hsieh, Stefan Enriquez, John Paulsen, Jim Lynch
Annual Intensive Workshop with Gennadi Bogdanov
Intiman/ACT/Freehold Journeyman Program was created and designed to bridge the gap between formal training and professional career. The Journeymanship Program offered actors and directors work in the professional environment of Intiman’s mainstage.
Lab Investigation of My Last Year with the Nuns, Solo Performance Written and Performed by Matt Smith
Cranky Destroyers, choreographer Stephanie Skura presents six new dance Works
The Directors’ and Choreographers’ Lab - Master Development workshop – Development of New Work, led by Choreographer Lee Eisler and Director, Robin Lynn Smith
Against the Grain: Men in Dance, choreographer Wade Madsen
Lab Investigation of New Patagonia, By Elizabeth Heffron, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith. Featuring: Rick Tutor, Patty Flynn, Stefan Enriquez, Chris DeBoer
Award Winning Production of The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith. Featuring: Tony Pasqualini, John Billingsley, George Lewis, Sol Miranda, Erik Maahs, Steve Gins, Hussein Ali, Amy Perry, Patty Flynn, Lisa Burgett
All Powers Necessary and Convenient, Written and Directed by Mark Jenkins. Featuring: Tony Pasqualini
Laboratory Investigation, The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, Directed by Robin Lynn Smith
The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, Directed by George Lewis and Tony Pasqualini. Featuring: Jane Jones, George Lewis, Réginald Andre Jackson, Mark Jenkins
The Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter, Directed by Mark Jenkins. Featuring: John Billingsley, Jeff Klein, Robert Nairn, Marjorie Nelson, Tony Pasqualini, Myra Platt
The Time of Your Life, by William Saroyan, Directed by Tony Pasqualini. Featuring: Reginald Jackson, Jane Jones, George Lewis, Mark Jenkins
Freehold Theatre Lab Studio was founded in the fall of 1991 by John Billingsley, Mark Jenkins, George Lewis, Tony Pasqualini, Ben Rankin, Robin Lynn Smith and Larry Silverberg. The Pasqualini-Smith Studio (est. 1986) and the Mark Jenkins Actors’ Workshop (est. 1985) combined to form Freehold.