Just For Laughs

Join FST Children’s Theatre this summer for a one of-a-kind improvised experience that will tickle your funny bone! This improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every performance based on your suggestion and your participation. The cast will perform scenes, make up songs, and tell stories that will be appropriate for all ages. No two shows are alike! Best of all, those who want to jump on stage will have the chance to interact with us. Our show is ideal for family outings, birthday parties, and camp field trips. FUN for the whole family! Recommended for children ages 4+

Thursday and Friday Performances:
July 27 and 28

Performance times: 9:45am, 11:30am, 1:30pm

Saturday Performance:
Saturday, July 15 as part of the Sarasota Improv Festival

Single tickets are ONLY $10. Group tickets are ONLY $8 All tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 941-366-9000.

 

 
CAST

Alexa Eldridge
Kihresha Redmond
Davion T. Brown
Brianna Roche
Michael Fraser


ALEXA ELDRIDGE is an Arkansas native and a recent graduate from Illinois Wesleyan University with a BFA in Acting and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Her IWU credits include: Hamlet (Queen Gertrude), Giant (Lupe), A Lie of the Mind (Lorraine), Hay Fever (Clara), Float (Doodee), Steel Magnolias (Truvy), and was most recently in the workshop premiere of good friday by Kristiana Rae Colón as Emme. Alexa is thrilled to be a part of the FST family!

 

KIHRESHA REDMOND is from Cleveland, OH. She graduated with her BFA in Acting from Ohio University this past May. Her most recent roles include Intimate Apparel (Esther), the world premiere of Elbows Off the Table (M), and Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical (Tribe). She is very excited to be joining the FST family for the next year.

 

DAVION T. BROWN is a graduate from the University of Toledo with a BA in Theatre - focus on Acting. There he held a multitude of roles, the most noteworthy being within No Exit and The Laramie Project for which he received the Irene Ryan nomination for "Best Male Actor". Professionally, Davion has held an assortment of iconic roles, the most noteworthy being; George Murchison A Raisin In the Sun, Macbeth, Macbeth, and Hamlet, Hamlet."

 

BRIANNA ROCHE is super excited to be joining Florida Studio Theatre as a member of the 2017-2018 Acting Apprentice Company. She was born and raised in Memphis, Tn where she attended the University of Memphis and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Performance. Some of her favorite roles include Isabella in Measure for Measure, Lucienne in A Flea in Her Ear (Ostrander Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama), Carter in 8x10 Glossy, Tiresias in Antigone, Hetty in Overtones, and Helga in M. Butterfly. ​Previously, she has worked with Theatre Memphis as the Ballew Fellow and with Voices of the South as a Performance Intern. She has also performed in improv troupes at The University of Memphis (University of Memphis Improv) and Voices of The South (Hashtag Memphibians). 

MICHAEL FRASER is a Columbus, Ohio actor and Acting Apprentice at Florida Studio Theater. After first discovering his love for acting in a High School theater class, and promptly joining Orange High’s Drama Club where he played Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Nick Fender in the improvised Awesome 80’s Prom, he was accepted into Ohio University’s Theater Performance BFA program. There he acted in student films, worked on new play development with Ohio MFA play writes, and concluded his Tenor with a performance as John Williamson, in Ohio University’s production of Glengarry Glen Ross. At FST he will be performing this summer in the Just for Laughs Improv troupe, as well as various other projects throughout the year.