Freestyle Repertory TheatreArt Form(s):
Through the use of good improvisational technique—teamwork, spontaneity, and creative risk-taking—FRT enables students and faculty to explore the world of theatre, with its connection to literature and creative writing, in a new, enlightening, and hands-on way.
Young Audiences National Artists of the Year in 1999, Freestyle Repertory Theatre (FRT) is dedicated to the whimsy of the audience and the visceral thrill of actors flying without a script. Since 1982, FRT has produced annual seasons of improvisational theater throughout New York City. FRT fields a roster of about 30 TheatreSports team members and has a repertoire of more than 100 improvisational games. FRT performs TheatreSports before 50,000 schoolchildren a year in tri-state area schools.