Freedom Area Community Theatre (FACT) was founded by Freedom High School alumni Lindsay Cummings, Andrew Beyer, Kurt Hardy, and Garrett Lenz to increase awareness of the arts and theatre in the Freedom area by creating more opportunities for community participation.
Auditions for both Freedom's Got Talent 2014 and our production will take place on May 7th at 7 PM and on May 9th at 7 PM. You must attend only one audition date. No reservation is required. Auditions will take place at Freedom High School with the exact room to be specified at a later date. See the show information below for additional details.
Director: David W Watters
Everyone auditioning for FGT needs to be prepared to present his or her talent. However, you are not required to perform an entire act/piece. This is why we have rehearsal. The theme of FGT will be "The Meaning Behind the Music" and will be presented as a radio show (working idea)
Production Dates: Friday, June 20th @ 7 PM and Saturday, June 21st @ 7 PM
Director: Kenny Vandenberg
We will provide excerpts from the script for each actor to read.
Crossroads was written by Brian Way (1923 - 2006), a British teacher, director, and writer, is credited with originating educational theatre for children. He and Margaret Faulkes, in founding the Theatre Center in London, introduced the concept of informal theatrical performances in school, and the expansion of arts education. In his lifetime he wrote over 50 plays, including Pinocchio, The Mirrorman, and Sleeping Beauty, as well as the renowned text, Audience Participation. You can read about the production here.
Production Dates: Thursday, July 31st @ 7 PM and Friday, August 1st @ 7PM. A show on Saturday, August 2nd @ 7 PM may either replace the Thursday show or be added pending the discretion of the directing staff.