Revival of Washington Hall continues with Freehold acting classes

We’ve documented the revival of a fantastic neighborhood asset as Washington Hall has achieved landmark status and is taking its rightful place as a cultural center in the Central District.

A new series of classes from Freehold Theatre further cements the Hall’s reemergence as a place for arts in Seattle. Here are the details:

Voice and Movement for Actors: The Basics

In this introduction to voice and movement for actors, students will participate in exercises designed to broaden their understanding of and capacity for sound and physical readiness. This work encourages students to explore the concept that all sounds have equal value. You will also begin to explore the idea of neutrality as it applies to the actor. The work will take students through both subtle and rigorous physical explorations, expanding both their vocal and physical awareness.

Series: Emerging Series

Series: Intermediate Series

Series: Advanced Series

Series: Workshops & Clinics

Upcoming Classes

Open for Registration

Dates: January 11 – February 22

Day/Time: Tuesdays 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Location: Lodge Room at Washington Hall

Discount Price: $390.00

Full Price: $445.00


Rhonda J. Soikowski

Soikowski is a Seattle theater vet having performed at at Washington Ensemble Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, and Theater Schmeater. Rhonda directed “Leni” at Strawberry Theatre Workshop and “The House of Yes” at Theater Schmeater.

Monday, we noted that Hidmo also hopes to eventually relocate to Washington Hall.

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  1. Thanks for the mention about Freehold’s upcoming Voice and Movement class with Rhonda J. Soikowski. We’re thrilled that we’ll be having another class as well at Washington Hall this coming Winter Quarter – Shakespeare with Reginald Andre Jackson. Reginald has spent the last two decades in Seattle as a professional actor, playwright, and instructor. He has extensive experience performing in Shakespeare productions and this class is a great chance as he puts it to “Learn how to drive Shakespeare’s text, and when to let his verse lift and carry you to that place, where his dense and heightened language seems as natural as breathing.” Watch this youtube video of Reginald and other actors talk about their passion for performing Shakespeare for our audiences including those in prisons, and hospitals in our Engaged Theatre Program:
    More information on the class can be found here: