Troupe Choreographer, Freelance Players



Head of Program and Creative Director, Freelance Players



Rehearsal For Life’s after school theater program, Freelance Players is looking for dynamic, creative teaching artists to join their team as Troupe Choreographers for three of their youth performing arts troupes. We are looking for folks for our Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 sessions. As Troupe Choreographer you will work in collaboration with the creative team to rehearse and produce an original musical while nurturing an environment of community, creativity and self expression. As a process based multi-arts program dedicated to empowering young people, it is our ultimate goal that through the creative process we are creating a transformative space where all young people feel seen, heard and celebrated for who they are. We are looking for someone who will support this goal!

Approx. 2.25 hrs/wk during rehearsals

Approx. 15-20 hrs/wk during production week



Part time, non-exempt,  contract.

Salary Range: $1000-$2000 per session


Schedule: Brookline Troupe:

Location: Driscoll School, 64 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, MA

Friday afternoons 3:30-5:45

FALL 2022

Start date: 9/9

Production week: 1/23-1/27

Performance 1/27


Start date: 2/10

Production week: 5/1-5/5

Performance 5/5


JP Troupe

Location: Hope Central Church, 85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA

Tuesday afternoons 4:30-6:30

FALL 2022

Start date: 8/30

Production week: 12/12-12/16

Performance 12/16 & 12/17


Start date: 2/7

Production week: 5/8-5/13

Performance 5/13 & 5/14


Newton Troupe

Location: St. Paul Episcopal Church, 1135 Walnut St, Newton, MA

FALL 2022

Rehearsals begin – 9/12/22

Production week – 1/16/23-1/20/23

Performances – 1/20 @ 6pm, 1/21 @ 6pm


Rehearsals begin – 1/23/23

Production week – 5/15/23-5/19/23

Performances – 5/19 @ 6pm, 5/20 @ 6pm



  • Prepare and teach warm-ups at the start of each rehearsal
  • Collaborate on auditions and casting of the show in alignment with the mission and vision of the organization
  • Teach the score while engaging the students on voice instruction and blending strategies
  • Attend and actively participate in all scheduled rehearsals:
  • Rehearsals  


  • Production weeks 

Monday-Friday afternoon rehearsals the week leading up to performances

  • Performances

At least two performances per troupe per session to be determined by the Artistic Director

  • Attend Rehearsal for Life and Freelance Players events and meetings (e.g. Winter Party and Spring Festival)
  • Collaborate with the Artistic Director and Choreographer on the community and relationships built within the troupe.
  • Observe and mediate student behavior and skill building to support evaluation measures and inform practice 



  • At least 2 years of direct experience as choreographer in an arts education environment
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of dance styles and ability to teach these styles
  • Enthusiasm for working with youth in an arts education environment
  • Enthusiasm for working in a creative and collaborative environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding and implementation of RFL missions and goals
  • Interest in seeking and engaging in continuous knowledge of social and emotional 

learning (SEL) skills and effective K-12 instructional practices

  • All Rehearsal For Life employees are required to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19



Rehearsal for Life, Inc. (formerly Urban Improv/Freelance Players) is an organization that uses theater to promote social change through our two primary programs: Urban Improv and Freelance Players. Our mission is to strengthen young people’s social and emotional skills for every stage in life, through dialogue, creativity, and performance. 



Please send cover letter and resume to

Please include in the subject line: Your Name – FLP Troupe Choreographer


Applicants that align with our search will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. Thank you for your interest in Rehearsal for Life.


Rehearsal for Life

PO Box 300037

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130