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Click here for the required registration form for Troupe or Story Theatre enrollment.


Troupes: $495 | Story Theatre: $250


Checks: Please make check out to "Freelance Players, Inc." Mail to "8 Saint John Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130."

Credit Cards: Choose the Freelance troupe or Story Theatre group from either payment option list below, click "Pay Now" and follow the instructions.


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The Freelance Troupes
8 St. John Street

Jamacia Plain, MA 02130
(617) 232-1175


The Needham Troupes are for actors ages 8 to 12. Sessions begin in September and February and the cost is $495 per session. Download our enrollment form to register.
Each troupe will produce one original musical per session. Children with little or no acting experience are encouraged to join. Vocal and acting techniques, movement and dance training, auditions, improvisation and character development are all part of the rehearsal process.


There will be several performances of the finished show.


Spring Audition Dates are Set. See Below!


 FALL 2014


  • Director: Mary Torpey
  • Musical Director: Ben Oehlkers
  • Assistant Director: Lydia Tarnover
  • Choreographer: Hope Swift
  • Costumes: Maryanne Meservey


  • Saturday rehearsal added - see below for updated list
  • Performance time change - see below for updated info

SPRING 2015 AUDITIONS & START DATE: (Congregational Church, Needham)

  • New Actor Auditions: Friday, February 6th
    • By appointment only | call 617-232-1175 to schedule an audition
  • Returning Actor Audition: Friday, February 13th | 3:30-5:45
  • Rehearsal Start Date: Friday, February 13th | 3:30-5:45
  • To learn more about auditions, please click here

REHEARSALS: (Congregational Church, Needham)

  • Fridays 3:30-5:45 at the Needham Congregational Church, Needham
  • No rehearsal on: November 28th | December 26th
  • Additional Rehearsals:
    • Saturday, December 13th | 9am-12pm

PRODUCTION WEEK: (Congregational Church, Needham)

  • Saturday January 24th | 9-12
  • Monday January 26th | 3:30-5:45
  • Tuesday January 27th | 3:30-5:45
  • Wednesday January 28th | 3:30-5:45
  • Thursday January 29th | 3:30-5:45 | Open Dress @4pm
  • Friday January 30th | 3:30-5:45

PERFORMANCES: (Congregational Church, Needham)

  • Friday January 30th | 6:00 - OPENING PERFORMANCE
  • Saturday January 31st | 5:00


  • All activities (auditions, rehearsals and performances) take place at the Needham Congregational Church, 1154 Great Plain Avenue, Needham


  • No rehearsal on: November 28th | December 26th
  • Weather-related cancellations will be posted under the "special/urgent notices and schedule changes" section in bold red lettering.


  • Click HERE for the all troupe quick view calendar
  • Print or view this color coded calendar for quick reference purposes only
  • Calendar updated frequently-refresh the calendar page each time its accessed
  • This webpage is the BEST place to find your Troupe's up-to-date and complete information

*Enrollment Form*