In 2017, theatre artists Nora Fiffer and Jason Lambert founded Firelight Theatre Workshop in Peterborough, New Hampshire.


Our Mission

To build a professional theatre ensemble and workshop that is exciting to artists and audiences. 

To create innovative and immersive theatre through devised and scripted processes.

To share our process through open workshops and rehearsals. 

To present our work in traditional and alternative spaces -- locally and through touring.

To keep ticket prices affordable.  

To complement and contribute to the cultural and artistic vibrancy of the Monadnock region and New Hampshire. 

founding members

Nora Fiffer is a professional actor, acting teacher, and writer. Since graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and The School at Steppenwolf, Nora has been working on stage, and in television and film. In Chicago she performed with Steppenwolf, Goodman, Lookingglass, Court, Northlight, Chicago Shakespeare, Steep, and received two Joseph Jefferson Nominations for Best Supporting Actress. Nora also co-wrote, directed, and produced the web series, Matching Pursuit, and has written and directed two short films. Last year Nora relocated to Peterborough, New Hampshire, where she currently teaches acting classes for adults. Nora is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. For more details, visit

Jason Lambert is a theatre artist, professional actor, and humanities teacher. A graduate of Yale and Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts, he has acted commercially (SAG-AFTRA),  and extensively on stage in Seattle (Annex Theatre), Boston and the Cape (Mill 6 and Harbor Stage), Minneapolis (Jeune Lune), and New York (Penguin Rep).  Jason has been in residence and taught theatre throughout the Northeast. From New Hampshire originally, he is now based in Peterborough, where he works on collaborative theatre workshop and theatre devising processes that explore past and current literary, art, and theatre traditions. He teaches freelance and at ConVal High School.  See for more information.