Its the energetic and electric musical comedy tribute to the age of rock n roll. Join in the fun of the hilarious antics of Rydell Highs class of 59 and rock to songs like Summer Nights, Beauty School Dropout and Greased Lightning. One of the worlds most popular musicals, Grease follows greaser Danny Zuko and new girl Sandy Dumbrowski and their cadre of pals as they sing and dance their way through high school.Students aged 13-18 have the opportunity to rehearse and perform this iconic musical in the STAR Academy summer theatre camp program! During this intensive program, you will receive training in acting, singing, and dancing under the tutelage of professional teaching artists. No prior performance experience is required to audition, but students participating in this program will be expected to learn, grow, and become part of a professional arts community.Whether you are a soon-to-be graduating high school student hoping to gain performance experience for your college resume or a theatre-lover looking to step onto the stage for the first time, there is a place for you here.
News About STAR Academy - GREASE at Gulfshore Playhouse
BWW Feature: JUNIE B. JONES JR. at Gulfshore Playhouse
July 09, 2021
Gulfshore Playhouse's STAR Academy Jr. brings JUNIE B. JONES JR. to the stage this week. JUNIE B. JONES JR. is a show following Junie B. Jones as she enters first grade and has to learn how to adapt to all the changes happening in her life as she is growing up.
Rita Moreno to Headline RISING STARS Fundraiser for Gulfshore Playhouse Education
June 25, 2021
Gulfshore Playhouse has announced actress, singer, and dancer Rita Moreno as the keynote speaker at “Rising Stars: An Afternoon on the Red Carpet” – a special fundraiser for Gulfshore Playhouse Education. Rising Stars will take place Monday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at Arthrex One.
BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Gulfshore Playhouse
May 15, 2021
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Gulfshore Playhouse tells the story of a dying flower shop on skid row, Seymour, Audrey, and one blood-thirsty plant.
Gulfshore Playhouse Announces Auditions For Teen Production Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
December 15, 2020
Local teens interested in developing their musical theater skills have the chance to take part in a cult classic at Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theatre. Auditions for 'Little Shop of Horrors,' Gulfshore Playhouse Education's STAR Academy spring production, will take place Jan. 19 and are open to students ages 13 to 18.
Gulfshore Playhouse Education Presents Two Student Productions This Holiday Season
November 03, 2020
Bring the whole family to Gulfshore Playhouse this holiday season for two spirited productions from the theater's STAR (Student Theatre Artists in Residence) Academy. Student actors participating in the academy's after-school theater education program will first stage 'Little Women' Dec. 4 through 6, followed by a production of 'Ebenezer Junior' Dec. 17 through 19, 2020.
Gulfshore Playhouse Education STAR Academy Hosts Auditions For Fall Productions
August 21, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater will soon host auditions for its Student Theatre Artists in Residence (STAR) Academy fall productions: a?oeLittle Women: The Broadway Musicala?? and a?oeEbenezer.a?? Open to students ages 8-18 of any experience level, auditions for both programs will take place Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with callbacks for a?oeLittle Womena?? on Sept. 9 and a?oeEbenezera?? on Sept. 10. Auditions will occur at The Norris Center, located at 755 8th Avenue S, Naples, FL. Tuition for each program is $500; need-based scholarships are available.
Gulfshore Playhouse Education STAR Academy Hosts Auditions For Fall Productions, September 8
August 21, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater will soon host auditions for its Student Theatre Artists in Residence (STAR) Academy fall productions: 'Little Women: The Broadway Musical' and 'Ebenezer.'
Gulfshore Playhouse Awarded $7,000 Grant From Community Foundation Of Collier County
July 31, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, was recently awarded a $7,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County. The grant will help support general operations, which have been greatly impacted by COVID-19, due to show cancellations and a shortened 2020-21 season.
Gulfshore Playhouse's STAR Academy Production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY Debuts Next Week
July 23, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse's STAR Academy production of 'The Addams Family,' written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Ellice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, debuts next week. Performances are scheduled for July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. as well as a cabaret at 5 p.m. prior to the Aug. 1 showing.
Gulfshore Playhouse Moves Forward With STAR Academy Production Of THE ADDAMS FAMILY
June 17, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse will proceed with its STAR Academy production of 'The Addams Family' written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Ellice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Performed by students ages 13 to 18, 'The Addams Family' will run from July 31 to Aug. 8, 2020.
Gulfshore Playhouse Announces New Director Of Education, Steven Calakos
April 20, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theatre, welcomes Steven Calakos as the new director of education. An experienced elementary, middle, and high school teacher, actor, and artistic director of a theatre summer camp for kids, Calakos brings more than a decade of experience in theatre education to our region.
Holland Taylor to Be Featured at Rising Stars Gulfshore Playhouse Education Luncheon
October 14, 2019
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional regional theatre, and event Chairs Christine and Terrance Flynn have announced Broadway, film and television actress Holland Taylor as the keynote speaker at a?oeRising Stars,a?? a glamourous, red carpet luncheon to benefit Gulfshore Playhouse Education on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples at 11 a.m.
Photo Flash: THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Runs Until October 13th
October 06, 2019
A new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper opened this weekend at IRT theater in Greenwich Village. The multimedia staging will run until Oct 13th.
Gulfshore Playhouse and the Naples Philharmonic perform Shakespeare for the entire 11th Grade of Collier County
October 02, 2019
A mysterious island. Young love. Dark magic. Those are some of the elements that enthralled the entire 11th grade of Collier County when they attended last week's production of a?oeShipwrecked,a?? a new adaptation of Shakespeare's a?oeThe Tempesta?? performed by Gulfshore Playhouse and the Naples Philharmonic at Artisa?"Naples.
A New Adaptation Of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Begins Rehearsals This Week
September 11, 2019