Stageworks is Tampa’s longest-running professional theatre company, onstage since 1983.

Our Mission

To create theatre that respects, ignites and celebrates the human spirit, and challenges the thresholds of intolerance.

Honors & Awards

Stageworks Theatre has been recognized many times over the years as an outstanding venue. Directors, playwrights, actors, designers, and staff of the theater have all received awards. These recognitions have only motivated Stageworks to continue working towards its goal of delivering quality plays that matter to the Tampa Bay area.

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Theatre Company

Best Theatre Company

Stageworks Theatre 2014

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Director

Best Director

Karla Hartley 2014

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Outstanding Lead Actress

Outstanding Lead Actress

Cassandra Small 2014

Theatre Tampa Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Theatre Artist

Best Theatre Artist

Karla Hartley 2013

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Actor

Best Actor

Dennis Dugan 2013

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Costume Designers

Best Costume Designers

Mike and Kathy Buck 2013

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Best Theatrical Survivor

Best Theatrical Survivor

Anna Brennen 2013

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award 50/50 Applause Award

50/50 Applause Award

Dennis Duggan 2013

International Centre for Women Playwrights

Stageworks Theatre Best of the Bay Award Top-Rated Non-Profit

Top-Rated Non-Profit

Stageworks Theatre 2013

Great Non-Profits