DIRECTOR and opera, music, theatre maker
Freya Wynn-Jones
How It Came To Be, ©ENO Baylis, Genevieve Girling
About
Freya Wynn-Jones is a director, singer and animateur working across a wide range of professional, educational and community settings. With a particular interest in the relationship between theatre and vocal art, Freya works on numerous collaborations to write, compose and devise new work.



Forthcoming Projects
Covid-19
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Freya has cultivated new skills in making and delivering work through lockdown. Demonstrating her ability to adapt and innovate, these include devising docu-opera Walk Out Of Yourself with her ensemble Voicings Collective, crafting The Linden Tree for Streetwise Opera, running weekly zoom sessions and hosting an online zoom pantomime for The Choir With No Name, visiting people living with dementia in their gardens across Lewes to conceive of a new audiovisual work for Glyndebourne, remotely running devising workshops for year 5 and Mahogany Opera and hosting fifteen socially distanced doorstep and window gigs as part of The Advent Sessions. She has also been busy creating resources for opera houses to be used digitally and in the classroom including The Royal Opera House and Glyndebourne.
Oct-Mar
Oct-Mar
Snappy Opera Consultant Facilitator: Mahogany Opera
Freya will work alongside the Mahogany Opera team as they devise their newest Snappy Opera with primary school classes in Hull. Working alongside composer Raymond Yiu, librettist Russel Plows and artistic director Freddie Wake Walker to create this newest work for the Snappy Opera catalogue.
May - Jun 22
May - Jun 22
The Magical Music Tree - Villages Music Festival - Snappy Opera
Freya will be delivering Mahogany's Snappy Opera program in Laughton, Sussex. Snappies are ten minute operas commissioned for young people with the aim of introducing them to all the essential elements of the operatic process.
May - July
May - July
Magic Me - Arts and Ages Project Artist
As Magic Me's Arts & Ages project draws to its summation, Freya works with partners to ensure a legacy of building intergenerational work.
June
June
Agatha and The Pirate - Aurora Orchestra
Freya returns to direct Aurora Orchestra's Far Far Away Series with performances taking place at Kings Place in June.
May-June
May-June
Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company
Creating a webinar for recruitment of the Royal Opera House's Youth Opera Company for 2021 and beyond. Planning, scripting and delivering an interactive prerecorded workshop for schools in the London boroughs to engage young people aged 8-11.
July 14
July 14
Spitalfields Skills Lab - Visiting Trainer
A session to equip emerging music leaders with an understanding of opera in an outreach context, and develop skills associated with successful delivery. Co-produced by Spitalfields and WNO.
Sept-Feb
Sept-Feb
Mahogany Opera Consultant Facilitator
Freya will be delivering training to artists and teacher's taking part in Snappy Opera's 2021/22 Festival with Mahogany Opera Group.
June-July
June-July
Create and Sing Building Blocks - Royal Opera House
As part of her work creating the newest additions to the Opera House's Create and Sing resources, Freya has been developing a series of building blocks videos to introduce intiial stage craft to teachers as continuing professional development. This short video series will be featured on the ROH Learning Platform.
Past Projects
2021

2020

2019

For more past projects, check out my Archive.
Ongoing Projects
In 2018, Freya was appointed Associate Artist to the Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company.
Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company
Associate Artist
Freya runs the Brighton branch of Choir With No Name, which opened in the summer of 2018. The choir is open to people who have experienced homelessness and other marginalised groups.
The Choir With No Name
Choir Director
Since 2016, Freya has run the Voicings Collective, interrogating the democracy of devising to create new works of classical music-theatre.
Voicings Collective
Co-Founder
In Jan 2019, Freya was invited to become an Associate Artist with intergenerational arts charity, Magic Me.
Magic Me
Associate Artist
Feel free to contact me

E-mail: freya@freyawynnjones.co.uk
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