The Players Theatre


To download the 2013-2014 Fall class schedule click here.


The Players Studio has classes for children as young as three years old through adult. There is a variety of classes offering instruction in Acting, Singing, and Dancing for all levels of experience. We also offer a variety of workshops to refine your skills.


We offer a variety of acting classes including:

Youth Acting (ages 8-12) 

Youth Intermediate Acting (ages 8-12) 

Teen Acting (ages 13-17) 

On Camera Acting (ages 10-16)


We offer a variety of dance classes including:

Combo Dance (ages 3-5)

Kids Musical Theatre (ages 6-7)

Ballet I (ages 7-9)

Jazz I (ages 7-9) 

Tap I (ages 7-9) 

Hip Hop II (ages 7-12) 

Ballet II (ages 10-12) 

Lyrical II (ages 10-12) 

Jazz II (ages 10-12) 

Tap II (ages 10-12) 

Ballet III / Pointe (ages 13-18) 

Lyrical III (ages 13-18) 

Jazz III (ages 13-18) 

Tap III (ages 13-18) 

Beginner Tap (ages 13-adult) 

Intermediate Tap (ages 13-adult) 

Musical Theatre Performance Class (ages 50-up) 



  • Annual auditions for The Players Kids are held in September under the direction of Steven Vincent and Berry Ayers.
  • The Players Kids represent The Players Studio at community events, public appearances, and in a staged production. Boys and girls ages 7 – 17 should come prepared with a short (1 minute) song, and wear comfortable clothing for the dance portion. Upon acceptance into The Players Kids, students must register in a minimum of 1 class as well as attend regularly scheduled Saturday morning rehearsals. A $100.00 annual fee is required. Limited absences are allowed.


  • Director/Musical Director Berry Ayers
  • Assistant to the Director, Kay Siebold
  • Join this active and vibrant group! The Sarasota Silver Stars, a 50+ performing troupe, represent The Players Theatre at community events, public appearances, a play reading on The Players Cabaret stage, and a staged production in March 2013. This troupe is an outlet for performers to gain camaraderie, support, and have the chance to express themselves theatrically.
  • An $150.00 annual fee OR $10.00 weekly rehearsal fee is required.
  • Rehearsals will take place Tuesday 1-3pm and Saturday 2-4pm.
  • Silver Stars Runs September to March



  • Private lessons in acting, dance, voice, and piano are available upon request.
  • One hour $50 / Half hour $30.
  • Please call 941-365-2494 for scheduling or questions.


Come and Visit!

Celebrating 84 years of vibrant community theatre!

838 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 365-2494

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