A company or group, especially of touring actors, singers, or dancers. See Synonyms at band2.(noun)
To tour with a theatrical company.(verb-intransitive)
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Use "troupe" in a sentence
"To get 2010 off to an epic start, the Los Angeles troupe is producing a Dr. Sketchy's Marathon that will run continuously for 26 hours beginning at 8: 00 PM on Saturday, January 2nd and ending at 10: 00 PM on Sunday, January 3rd."
"Moving on to deeper issues, am I really the only one who cares that an all-male theater troupe is doing a stage version of Fruits Basket?"
"Suddenly his troupe is not only siding with the fool to protect their meal ticket but seemingly pleased by Rylance's crowd-pleasing nonsense more than Pierce's plays, which apparently are sinking into High Art tiresomeness."