Development Events

Florida Studio Theatre hosts an array of special events throughout the year in celebration of the season and to honor those that make our art and education possible.

Upcoming Special Events

Florida Studio Theatre Annual Shindig
February 26, 2018

The FST Annual Shindig is the biggest fundraiser of the season and it is our hope that you will join us for this spectacular evening! This event will feature pre-show cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Greenroom Cafe, interactive entertainment, the presentation of the FST Spelman Award, and a one-time only performance featuring favorite FST artists in our Gompertz Theatre, followed by a beautifully prepared dinner in the Court Cabaret and Bowne’s Lab Theatres. Musical entertainment to be announced soon.      

Contact Melody Mora-Shihadeh, Director of Individual Giving, at 941-366-9017 ext. 326, or by email at [email protected].

Lead Sponsor:

The Arnold Simonsen and Ronda Montminy Theatre Wing Dedication
October 04, 2017

On October 4th, Florida Studio Theatre will celebrate the formal dedication of the Arnold Simonsen and Ronda Montminy Theatre Wing. Please join us as we honor lead donors Arnold Simonsen and Ronda Montminy for their generous support of our new theatre wing on the South Campus of FST.

The New Kretzmer Artist Residence Dedication Ceremony
December 04, 2017

The Kretzmer Artist Residence will create an artistic community that will inspire collaboration among the many different actors, directors, designers, teaching artists, interns and apprentices who work diligently to inspire, challenge, and entertain on FST’s five stages.  The formal dedication will take place on December 4th at the Kretzmer Artist Residence in the Downtown Rosemary District , with an open house and reception to thank those that supported this new artistic home.

Fireside Chats
December 07, 2017
January 11, 2018
February 15, 2018
April 19, 2018

Join us in the FST Bea Friedman room for intimate discussions with our designers and performers on the behind-the-scenes aspects of Florida Studio Theatre’s programming and philosophies.

Spring Ovation Luncheon
March 28, 2018

A grand reception, lunch and special performances in honor of our season underwriters and co-producers that  continue to make the art possible on FST’s five intimate stages and throughout the community.

All special events require a reservation. For more information please contact: Samus Haddad, Development Associate, at (941) 366-9017 x 316, or [email protected].

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