World Premiere of Documentary Surf Film SWELLS OF INTEREST Set for 5/31 at Surfside Playhouse

World Premiere of Documentary Surf Film SWELLS OF INTEREST Set for 5/31 at Surfside Playhouse

World premiere of Diana Wehrell-Grabowski's SWELLS OF INTEREST is set for Saturday, May 31 at Surfside Playhouse. Doors open at 7:00pm, and admission is $5.00. The event will feature live music by The Aquanuts.

Swells of Interest is a collection of East Coast surf footage from hurricane and tropical storms, and other memorable swells from 2008 through spring, 2014. The film features a whole lot of Central East Coast surfers, at numerous local breaks.

More than just footage of storm surf, Swells of Interest includes meteorological narratives on numerous swells, as well as individual surfers sharing their memories of the swells featured. A melodic soundtrack with covers from The Beetles, Led Zepplin, Emerson Lake and Palmer, CSN, and more... performed by a variety of artists. Plus surf tunes by Cocoa Beach-based surf band, The Aquanuts.

Swells of Interest includes footage from the following hurricanes and tropical storms, as well as other memorable swells:
- Bertha, Hanna, Ike, Kyle, and more (2008)
- Bill, Danny, and Erika (2009)
- Earl, Nicole, Otto, and Igor (2010)
- Irene, Emily, Katia, and Ophelia (2011)
- Beryl, Isaac, Leslie, Sandy, Spring Break (2012)
- Karen, Cinco de Mayo Swell, and Founder's Day Swell, (2013)
- Spring Break Swell (2014)

Surfside facilities are available to rent during business hours and on weekends when we do not have a performance. Go to -- About Surfside -- Theatre Rental for details.

Saturday, May 31 is also the final date to register for our summer Improv 1 Class, for adults of all ages as well as high school students. Classes are Mondays, 7:00pm - 9:30pm, June 9 - August 18; contact Mario Busacca at (321) 258-2185, email, or fill out a form at the Box Office. Payment due at the first class you attend.

Spots are still open for the Youth Theatre Camp (Grades 2 - 7) beginning on Monday! The camp is June 2 - 20 (three weeks), Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm, with performances June 20 - 22 (Fri 7:00pm, Sat/Sun 2:00pm). Please print and fill out the attached registration form and bring it with payment (credit card info, cash, or check) to the Playhouse on Monday at 9:00am. For Youth Players junior counselors, if Ms. Eva has not already called you, you may arrive 8:30am on Monday June 2 for a brief interview.

For more information about future Surfside events, visit our website (, our Twitter feed (@surfsideplayers), or our Facebook group (Surfside Players). Also, sign up to receive reminders by E-mail or postcard by calling (321) 783-3127, e-mailing, or visiting us at our playhouse.

Surfside Players is a community theatre dedicated to the performing arts through productions, presentations, education and outreach.

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