Freestyle Rep Theatre
120 West 86th St #1A
New York, NY, 10024
Shaundra is from Colorado where she studied Theatre at the University of Northern Colorado. Credits include: Arms and the Man, Twelfth Night, and Spontaneous Broadway with Freestyle Rep for the NYC Musical Theatre Festival. She is an a avid Dodgeball player and also moonlights as a puppeteer.
Billy is from Colorado, where, he earned his BA from the University of Northern Colorado. He then proceeded to the Ocean where he received his PADI scuba diving certification. Most recent productions include Tactical Theatre's "Tales from the Wind and the Sun," and Michael Kosch's "Tetherfop," at the Metropolitan Playhouse. He can also juggle a mean diabolo.
Diego is a recent graduate from NYU. He recently co-wrote, produced and performed in Tales from the Wind and the Sun , an original children's show. Other recent roles include an eloquent produce clerk in Metropolitan Playhouse's Festival of the Vegetables , a Spanish priest in Metropolitan Playhouse's Twainathon and a deranged coward (Garcin) at an NYU production of No Exit. He has also directed at NYU and City Lights Youth Theater. While in elementary school, he was part of one of Freestyle's immersion programs. He is now honored to perform and teach with them as a big boy...er....grown up...er...adult
Mike Durkin is the Executive Director and a founding member of Freestyle Rep. He also regularly acts in scripted plays, most recently at the Metropolitan Playhouse and the Gallery Players in NYC.
Laura Livingston is Freestyle Rep's Artistic Director. Sometimes she actually writes plays down. Five of her plays have been produced in New York City in the past two years.
Laura Valpey Rodriguez
Has been improvising since college in Seattle's Unexpected Productions. She moved to New York in 2000 and has been with Freestyle Rep since then, also improvising with Gotham City Improv. She has been the host of the internet television show "ZooToo News", and has done commercials for Coca Cola, and ING bank.
Is an actor, author, and a Marketing Consultant. Born and bred in New York City, he can be seen in a bunch of commercials, plays, TV shows, and independent films. He is the author of "Captain Kirk's Guide To Women", published by Simon and Schuster in 2008, as well as "No More Waiters" in it's 6th edition. As an entrepreneur, he is a guerilla marketing consultant, specializing in creative customer acquisition and internet relationship building. He donates his internet services to Freestyle Rep because he loves them!
Directed Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters for Theatre Fairfield’s Spring 2009 season, and is director of Theatre Fairfield’s resident improvisation troupe On-the-Spot. She trained as an actor at LACC Theatre Academy, as an improviser with TheatreSports(tm) New York, Keith Johnstone, BATS, UCB, and with Armando Diaz at the Magnet Theater. Prof. Conybeare received her B.A. in Theater from Marymount Manhattan College and her MFA in Theatre Directing at CUNY Brooklyn College. Prior to coming to Fairfield, she taught improvisation and acting at Clark University where she directed Romeo and Juliet and Cowboy Mouth.
Has trouble sleeping, and hates her boyfriend's futon. She also sneaks around the house finding engagement rings and diamonds, and gets information out of her boyfriend when he's been drinking.