Stageworks is led by Producing Artistic Director Karla Hartley, a 16-member Board, six part-time staff and over 300 volunteers. We serve approximately 20,000 audience members annually.
A Conversation with Georgia O’Keefe toured Edinburgh Theatre Festival Fringe 1991, Hong Kong Theatre Festival 1992 and seven states. The Shaman’s Dream was performed at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival 1992 and toured four states. Zora Neale Hurston toured Florida 1995-1996, Molly Sweeney in 1997-1998, A Conversation with Georgia O’Keefe in 1999, Roarin’ Judy in 2000-2001 [...]
Stageworks opened its new home in the summer of 2012, in the exciting Channel District. Many thanks to the good folk at Grand Central, who kindly lease the space to us for $10 a year.
Produced shows at The Gorilla Theatre.
Stageworks performed at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Shimberg Playhouse.
Stageworks was the Professional Theatre-In-Residence at Hillsborough Community College Ybor.
Stageworks served as the University of Tampa’s professional Theatre-In-Residence at The Historic Falk Theatre.
Stageworks moved to the new Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center’s Jaeb Theatre.
Stageworks’ first Mainstage Season opened in Ybor City’s Italian Club with an original multi-racial cabaret.
In October, founding Producing Artistic Director Anna Brennen directed Stageworks’ first production, A Couple of White Chicks Standing Around Talking, in a historic Ybor City storefront.