Shabbat candle lighting: 5:50pm

Shayna Freedman

Habimah 2021 Acting Artist in Residence

Shayna Freedman, Representing Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Shayna Freedman (she/her) is an actor, theatre deviser, educator, and yoga instructor. Shayna is on faculty at Lucid Body House (NYC) and Casa Spanda (Mexico City), and teaches acting workshops at studios and universities nationwide. She has been an assistant teacher at Yale School of Drama, NYU Tisch Graduate Acting School, and Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Her expertise has been sought as an acting coach for the television ensembles of Desenfrenadas (Netflix) and Claramente (Claro Video), and her teaching has been featured on the cover of May 2021’s issue of DIGITO CULTURAL. Shayna earned her MFA in Classical Acting from Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University. Stage intimacy guidelines, injury prevention, and additional certifications in Lucid Body, yoga, and trauma-informed practices inform her teaching.