JAMAICA PLAIN (AGES 8-12)

The Jamaica Plain Troupe is for young people ages 8 to 12. The Troupe produces two original musicals a year. Physical and vocal techniques, character development and dance skills are taught in the rehearsal process.

The JP Troupe meets on Tuesdays at Hope Church in JP, 4:00-6:00 pm, with two weekend rehearsals during each session. Production week and opening performances are at the Footlight Club in JP, in January and May. The Troupe then tours each show throughout the community as a social service. Enrollment is in September and January. Cost: $530 per session (includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee).

AUDITIONS & ENROLLMENT

SPRING 2019 STUDENT ENROLLMENT OPENS DECEMBER 3RD!

New actor auditions will be held by appointment on Tuesday, January 22nd, 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Hope Church, Jamaica Plain

RETURNING

Returning JP Troupers (includes rising from another Troupe) will have their first meeting on Tuesday, January 29th at the Hope Church, Jamaica Plain.  If you won’t be returning to the JP Troupe, or if you have questions, please contact Director Kippy Dewey at (617)274-6065.

RETURNING STUDENTS: ENROLL HERE

NEW

New actor auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 22nd, 4:00-6:00pm at the Hope Church, Jamaica Plain. Auditions are by appointment; to schedule an audition, please call Kippy Dewey at (617)274-6065. Click here for more information on the audition process.

NEW STUDENTS: ENROLL HERE

SPRING 2019 REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES

REHEARSALS

All Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm at Hope Church, Jamaica Plain

Additional Rehearsals:

  • Saturday, April 27th at the Footlight Club, 1pm to 4pm

PRODUCTION WEEK

At the Footlight Club, 7A Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain.
We need everyone in the cast to be present every day, extra rehearsals at held at regular rehearsal time.

  • Monday April 29th 4-6:00pm rehearsal
  • Tuesday April 30th 4-6:00pm rehearsal
  • Wednesday May 1st 4-6:00pm rehearsal
  • Thursday May 2nd 4-6:00pm rehearsal
  • Friday May 3rd, 4-6:00pm rehearsal, Opening performance after rehearsal

PERFORMANCES

  • Opening: Friday May 3rd, 6:00pm at the Footlight Club
  • Touring performance Tuesday, May 7th, BTU Pilot School,  25 Walk Hill Street, 4:15 pm (cast arrive at 4)

LOCATIONS

Hope Church
85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain
(regular Tuesday rehearsals and auditions)

Footlight Club
7 Eliot St # A, Jamaica Plain, MA
(production week)

JAMAICA PLAIN TROUPE STAFF

  • Director: Gwen Coburn
  • Musical Director: Jeff Kimball
  • Choreographer: Caity Richards
  • Costume Design: Lili Meisel

 

PHOTOS

TORTOISE VS HARE

SPRING 2019

MONOPOLY

FALL 2018

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
FALL 2017