The Players Studio in Rosemary Square

Established in 1995, TPS has been dedicated to providing theatre arts education to the Sarasota, Florida and surrounding communities for over 20 years. Whether you are bright and beginning, or a seasoned artist looking to cultivate your skills, you have a home here. We pride ourselves in offering not only exceptional arts education, but a space to freely explore, create, and develop skills to succeed onstage and in life.


Summer Workshops + Fall Session for 2021-2022
Housed in Rosemary Square’s thriving arts district, The Players Studio is a collective space where students of all ages come to thrive artistically in a supportive, nurturing, and familial atmosphere.

Our space provides ample room for creativity where students can grow their craft in a variety of theatre mediums such as acting, dancing, singing, stagecraft, and more. 


July 16th, 2022 | 18+

Shakespeare in Jeans: Contemporizing & Modernizing Heightened Text
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM | $35 The words and timeless stories of William Shakespeare create innumerable possibilities designed for the stage by directors that are exciting to both audiences and actors alike. However, one of the most groan-worthy truths about Shakespeare is the text. In this two-hour workshop, participants will work to conceptualize and modernize heightened text to perform Shakespeare and other classical works through truthful and honest perspectives. 

July 30, 2022

Young Actor's Lab: Audition Workshop | $75

Ages 5 to 10 // 9 AM to 11 AM (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!)

Ages 11-17 // 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (The Drowsy Chaperone & Puffs)

Led by favorite TPS teaching artists, get a front-seat view of the 93rd season here at The Players Studio. Chat and play warm-up games with the directors from upcoming production classes, partake in Q&A, listen to songs from the shows, practice cold reads and sides within the season, learn a mini dance combo, and have discounted headshots taken with our in-house photographer! This workshop takes the nerves away from auditioning and turns it into FUN! 

Complimentary donuts and coffee will be provided for children and caregivers. 3 headshots included in price.