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BWW Review: Now Is The Time to Seize The Day with NEWSIES at Florida Rep!

Florida Rep Education’s production of NEWSIES, directed by Kody C Jones, brings the inspirational, high-energy Disney musical to life on Florida Rep’s stage in a tremendous way. Sawyer True plays Jack Kelly, and I was thoroughly impressed with his performance. Not only was he talented vocally, but he also brought a wonderful emotional maturity to Jack.…
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Florida Rep Education announces 2019-2020 Season.

FORT MYERS, FL – Florida Repertory Theatre’s Education Department is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 season line-up. The Education Department season includes productions in its popular Theatre Conservatory Program, its second offering for the 2020 Junior Theatre Festival, and Theatre for Young Audiences Series, which tours across Southwest Florida to grades K through 12.Overseen by…
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Florida Rep Education at Junior Theater Festival

In January 2019 Florida Rep Education attended the Junior Theatre Festival for the first time in it’s history with 30 students ages 8-18 from the Southwest Florida area. Florida Rep Education performed a 15 minute cut of Mary Poppins Jr. and was awarded the Freddie G. Excellence in Dance award. The Junior Theatre Festival is…
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BWW Review: REFUGEE at Florida Repertory Theatre

Florida Repertory Theatre Education’s production of REFUGEE, adapted by Eric Coble from Alan Gratz’s New York Times bestselling novel and directed by Kody C. Jones, shines a light on the refugee experience from the perspective of three different young people in three different places and times. The cast of REFUGEE consisted of Jake Berne as Josef, Patrick…
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BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE Dazzles at Florida Repertory Theatre!

Florida Rep Education’s production of A CHORUS LINE was truly fantastic. It was incredibly fun, emotional, mature, dazzling, and so much more. Every detail of the production came together to create one sensational show. A CHORUS LINE is a very unique show because it is performed differently than most musicals. The audience is essentially watching…
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PUTTING THE HIGH SCHOOL VOICE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL STORY

Who could forget the iconic lines of the movie Heathers? In 1988, the movie premiered to surprisingly giant audiences nationwide and garnered a cult following for its harsh attack on the reality of high school life. Along with many others, I grew up with this dark comedy as a kid, but it’s shocking to see that…
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Florida Rep Education Unveils New National-Level Programming

Florida Rep Education is pleased to announce our brand new programming that will allow students ages 8-16 to perform on a national platform! Florida Rep Education will be bringing a 15-minute cut of Mary Poppins Jr to the 2019 Junior Theater festival in Atlanta, Georgia! Students will perform and compete for adjudication from theatre professionals, participate…
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Announcing Florida Rep Education’s 2018-2019 Season

FORT MYERS, FL – Florida Rep Education is proud to present its 2018-2019 Season filled with classic stories brought to the stage, electrifying Broadway musicals, a world premiere, and brand new competitive programming adjudicated by the industry’s leading professionals! “This year’s Education Season places a thematic focus on journey and the struggles and joys one…
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“Heathers: The Musical” Opens at Florida Rep Education May 23

FORT MYERS, FL – The long-awaited Florida Rep Education Conservatory production of “Heathers: The Musical” officially opens May 23 at the Historic Arcade Theatre. The production runs May 23 through May 27 with matinee performances on May 26-27. Priced at $10 with a valid student ID and $20 for adults, general admission tickets are available…
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Inaugural Winners of Florida Rep Education’s College Scholarship Announced

We are so excited to announce that our inaugural Florida Rep Education College Scholarship has been awarded to two wonderful students – Cat Westley and A.J. Gross! Florida Rep Education is very happy to be able to help two bright, passionate theatre artists on their journey into the world of professional theatre. Congratulations! The Florida Rep…
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