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Lynnette R. Freeman

AEA - SAG Eligible
Phone216.225.0130HairDark Brown
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Height5' 3"
VoiceLyric Soprano/ Sop. II/Alto Belt
 
Theater Credits
Thirst (reading)             
In A Daughter's Eyes (May 2011)   Reheema Abu-Salaam     InterAct Theatre Company      Rebecca White
A Raisin in the Sun    Ruth Younger     Arkansas Repertory Theatre     Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
The Ranters   Jenny Ranter/ Queen Cockacoeske     William Inge Theatre     Karen Carpenter
My Heart Is the Drum (musical reading)   Ensemble     Workshop     Phillip Palmer/ Stacey Luftig/ Jennie Staniloff-Redling
My Romeo (reading)   Nurse     Guerilla Shakespeare Festival     Amanda Friou
Ranters (reading)   Queen Cocacoesque/ Nell     Workshop- NYU     Karen Carpenter/ Adrienne Thompson
Melancholy of Barbarians (reading)   Girl #3     New York Theatre Workshop     Elizabeth Diamond
Our Lady of Kibeho (reading)   Ensemble     The Public Theatre/ The Lark Theatre     Liesl Tommy
The Vexed Question (reading)    Calliope     Fiasco Theatre Company     Ben Steinfeld
Intimate Apparel    Esther Mills     New Century Theatre     Ed Golden
Doubt   Mrs. Muller     Musical Theatre of Connecticut     Kevin Connors
Cabaret   Kit Kat Girl/ Sally Bowles (Cover)/ Dance Captain     Trinity Repertory Company     Curt Columbus
Chicken Grease is Nasty Buisness   Mattie Baines     Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep     Lowry Marshall
A Raisin in the Sun   Ruth Younger     Trinity Repertory Company     Brian McEleney
Pericles   Dionyza     Brown/ Trinity Consortium     Russel Salmon
Paris By Night (premiere)   Chorus     Trinity Repertory Company     Brigitta Victorson
Inked Baby   Gloria     Brown/ Trinity Consortium     Mia Rovegno
Camino Real   Gypsy     Brown/ Trinity Consortium     Liesl Tommy
Polaroid Stories   Echo/Philomel     Brown/ Trinity Consortium     Mia Rovegno
 
Other Credits
Footprints From My Head's Rhythm   Dancer     Jamal Jackson Dance Company     Jamal Jackson
 
Education and Training
Bachelors of Arts, Africana Studies With Focus in Creative Writing and Performance, Brown University, 2005
Intensive Study in Dance in Mali, West Africa- Ballet National Du Mali, District De Bamako
Intensive Study in Dance and Acting: Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica, West Indies

Masters of Fine Arts Candidate, Acting, Brown/Trinity Consortium 2009
Acting: Brian McEleney, Stephen Berenson, Annie Scurria,
Movement: Michelle Bach-Coulibaly, Seydou Coulibaly, Joh Camara, Laura Muñoz, Stephen Beusher, Carol Abizaid, Michael Medcalf, Lacina Coulibaly, Arsenio Andrade, Christopher Walker, Barrymore Moncrief, Bintu Foune/ Ballet National Du Mali,
Voice: Thom Jones, Dan Call, Suzie Kuzma, Katheryn Jennings
Directing: Kevin Moiarty, Marsha Z. West
 
Special Skills
Dialect (RP, Cockney, East Indian, Jamaican, Southern, French, Urban Vinacular), IPA, Falling, Animal Imitations, Some Clown Work, Conversational French, Bartending, Ohio Drivers License, Valid US Passport, Dance: West African (Mali), Ballet, Caribbean Folk (Afro-Hatian, Afro-Brazilian, Traditional Jamaican, Dancehall), Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern (Dunham/ Graham), Can run in heels
 
Awards and Recognition
Brown University Weston Fine Arts Award (Dance)- 2005
Lotta Theatrical Fund Award- 2007/ 2008
Outstanding Actress Nomination: Doubt- The Connecticut Critics Circle Award.