Professional Positions

Freelance Players Troupe Music Director
Mary Torpey – Head of Program for Freelance Players

Rehearsal For Life’s after school theater program, Freelance Players is looking for a creative
teaching artist to join their team as the Nativity Prep Troupe Music Director for our Spring 2024
sessions. As Troupe Music Director 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!
Approximately 3.5 hrs/wk including rehearsals and prep
Part time, non-exempt, contract.
Salary Range: $1800-$2500 per session
Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 3:30-4:45

Start date: 1/8
Performances March 8th @ 6pm

Rehearsal Location: Nativity Prep

39 Lamartine Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130

Performance Location: Nativity Prep

39 Lamartine Street Jamaica PLain, MA, 02130

Updated 12/5/2023

● 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
● Attend and actively participate in all scheduled rehearsals:
● Rehearsals

Weekly Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-4:45pm

● Performances

After school performance on March 8th at 6pm and potentially an in school
performance the week of March 4th

● 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 music directing in an arts education environment
● BA in music and arts education preferred
● Knowledge of a wide variety of musical 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
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 Music Director
Applicants that align with our search will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. Thank
you for your interest in Rehearsal for Life.

Updated 12/5/2023

Rehearsal for Life
PO Box 300037
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130