In The Schools

Florida Studio Theatre offers a variety of programs both during and after school. All programming is founded in FST’s proven theatre education methodology and integrates Florida Standards into innovative arts education.

This season’s programs include the 27th year of WRITE A PLAY, In-Class and After School Workshops, and ongoing classes at our downtown campus, individual schools, and community organizations.

WRITE A PLAY

We are proud to present the 27th year of the WRITE A PLAY program. WRITE A PLAY is a year-round comprehensive arts integration program with a unique blend of professional plays, exciting theatre experiences, and in-class workshops. Through participatory learning with a special emphasis on literacy, this program has developed an impressive record of success, reaching over 50,000 students annually.

The 2017-2018 WRITE A PLAY shows are COMING SOON!
Productions are performed at our theatre in Downtown Sarasota, and also available to tour to your school.

For detailed descriptions and pricing please click here or contact Hannah Bagnall, Education and Outreach Associate at 941-366-9797 or [email protected].


CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS

In addition to our WRITE A PLAY program, FST offers workshops taught by our professional Teaching Artists to integrate arts education into your classroom. Workshops are offered for students in grades Pre K-12 in a variety of disciplines. For more information on these workshops, please click here.

Workshops are available as one-day, three-day, and week-long residencies.

For detailed workshop descriptions contact Hannah Bagnall, Education and Outreach Associate, at 941-366-9797 or [email protected]


FST Supports Your Drama Club!

Let FST offer support as you present your next school play or musical! Whether it be Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, or High School, FST can provide any group with the support they need to put on a show-stopping performance! This can include the following:

  • Set, Lighting, Sound, Costume Rentals/Design
  • Fundraising
  • Playbill Creation
  • Marketing
  • Ticket Sales
  • Actor Training from a Professional Theatre School
  • Choreography
  • Stage Management
  • Direction
  • Script Analysis
  • Assistant Direction
  • Devise an original play or musical with your students

 For more information please call Christine Hopkins, Director of Education, at 366-9017 ext. 311 or email [email protected].


Benefits of Arts Education

Read about the benefits of theatre for the young

This NY Times blog post asks children how the arts has changed their lives

Learn about the impact of children's theatre

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