FST School: Adults

Welcome to the Florida Studio Theatre School. With offerings in Theatre Performance, Theatre Writing, Improvisation, and Theatre Appreciation, FST School classes include a wide range of opportunities year-round for adult students of all backgrounds and experience levels.

For more information about our current offerings and to enroll, click the "Enroll" tab above.

Whether you are just starting out on your theatrical adventure or are a seasoned performer looking to polish your skills, our teaching staff of professional resident artists will help guide you on your journey as you make new discoveries, develop new work, and meet new creative goals. In addition, select classes may have opportunities to work with guest artists from FST Mainstage, Cabaret, or Stage III productions.

Class sizes are intimate, ensuring personalized feedback. Weekly performance opportunities provide an outlet for students to showcase their work and gain experience performing in front of a live audience.

We invite you to discover your artistic home with the Florida Studio Theatre School.


SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise noted, all classes run in 8-week sessions, meeting once each week for a total of 8 class meetings.

Online classes are $50 per 4-week session. We are also offering drop-in classes for $10 per class.

Note: There will be no classes the weeks of Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.


SESSION ONE: Begins May 11, 2020
SESSION TWO: Begins June 8, 2020
SESSION THREE: Begins July 6, 2020
SESSION FOUR: Begins August 3, 2020


For more information or to enroll, contact Pamela Smith at 941.366.1350 or [email protected] or click the "Enroll" tab above.

 

Online classes are $50 per 4-week session. We are also offering drop-in classes for $10 per class.

Session Two is currently enrolling, and classes begin June 8, 2020.


MONDAYS | BEGINNING JUNE 8

Playwriting 201: Writing in 3D, 12-2PM
Playwriting 301: Roundtable, 2-4PM
Improv 301 Part Two: The Game of the Scene, 7-9PM

TUESDAYS | BEGINNING JUNE 9

Improv 201: Finding the Funny, 7-9PM

WEDNESDAYS | BEGINNING JUNE 10

Reader's Circle, 1-3PM
Comedic Storytelling 101 Part Two, 7-9PM
Singing For The Cabaret, 7-9PM

THURSDAYS | BEGINNING JUNE 11

Flying Solo, 3-5PM
Acting Workshop: The Scene, 7-9PM
Sketch Writing Workshop, 7-9PM
Improv 101, 7-9PM

VARIOUS DAYS & TIMES

Improv Drop-In
Behind The Scenes


For more information or to enroll, contact Pamela Smith at 941. 366.1350 or [email protected] or click the links above.

 

Below is a complete catalogue of all FST School year-round offerings. For a schedule of classes currently running, click the ENROLL tab above. Please note: Not all classes are offered every session.


THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Acting 101-401
Acting for Improvisers
Flying Solo
Cabaret Performance
Musical Theatre Dance
No Fear Shakespeare

THEATRE WRITING

Comedic Storytelling 101-201
Playwriting 101-301
Sketch Comedy Writing 101-301

IMPROVISATION

Improv 101-601
Improv Drop-In
Musical Improv 101-501
Forever Improv
Improv for Everyone
Improv for Life
Improv Academy
Directing Improv

THEATRE APPRECIATION

Behind the Scenes
Reader’s Circle

OTHER CLASS OFFERINGS

Personal Theatre Masterclass
Singing For The Cabaret
Cabaret Creation
Create Your Website
Virtual Connections
Movement & Dance Drop-In

Meet Your Instructors


For more information or to enroll, contact Pamela Smith at 941.366.1350 or [email protected] or click the "Enroll" tab above.

 

In keeping with FST’s mission to make theatre affordable and accessible to as many people as possible, FST awards full and partial scholarships based on financial need.

For more information about scholarships and eligibility, contact Pamela Smith at 941.366.1350 or [email protected].


 


DONATE
To make a tax-deductible donation to help support FST sponsorships, please make your check payable to Florida Studio Theatre. Donations can be mailed to:

Florida Studio Theatre
Attention: Development Office
1241 N. Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236.

Request more information.

You may also contact Melody Mora-Shihadeh, Director of Individual Giving, at 941.366.9017 ext. 326, or by email at [email protected] to learn more and discuss ways you might contribute to the FST School Scholarship program.