Suncoast Culture Club

Suncoast Culture Club

Your ticket to the arts scene on Florida's Suncoast

Recent Episodes

Robyn Bell Interviews

SCF Theatre Program Presents "Nothing Serious," September 23 through October 2 in the Howard Studio Theatre

Sept. 18, 2022

The SCF Theatre Program presents its first play of the year, "Nothing Serious" written by Rich Orloff, September 23 through October 2 in the Howard Studio Theatre on the SCF Bradenton campus. The play's director, faculty me…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Katherine Michelle Tanner, Founder of Sarasota's Tree Fort Productions, Joins the Club

Sept. 6, 2022

She is a graduate of FSU's Asolo Theatre Conservatory and owner and artistic director of Sarasota's Tree Fort Productions. Katherine Michelle Tanner is an actor, playwright, singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, photogra…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Kerry Smith, Director of Artistic Planning for the Sarasota Orchestra, Joins the Club

Aug. 29, 2022

When she was in college, if you would have told Kerry Smith that she would be anything other than a professional viola player, she would have told you to go fly a kite. How she ended up being an arts administrator and becomi…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Manatee Performing Arts Center's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"

Aug. 8, 2022

Sarah Yonko, Chris Cordero, and Mike Nolan join the club to talk about their careers as community musical theatre performers, lives outside of the theatre hall, and performances in the upcoming run of How to Succeed in Busin…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's "Stage of Discovery" Summer Camp-WE DREAM!

July 13, 2022

Each summer, the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe hosts a 5-week summer camp for students ages 10 to 18 called "Stage of Discovery." Jim Weaver, WBTT's education director and artistic associate, and Astrid Victoria, a Stage o…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Jared Mancuso and Nick Gallardo of Florida Studio Theatre's "Rock 'n' Roll Reignited" Join the Club

July 7, 2022

From Pennsylvania to Tucson, the Buddy Holly Story to Dollywood, and many stops in between, Jared Mancuso and Nick Gallardo combined their love of playing rock 'n' roll and formed the band "Not Fade Away." Now, they can trav…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Urbanite Theatre Presents Gracie Gardner's Play "Athena," Now Through July 10

June 24, 2022

Actors Lea Sevola and Emma Giorgio, along with director Summer Dawn Wallace, join the Suncoast Culture Club Podcast to talk about their lives, journey to Urbanite, and this amazing story of two strong young ladies who start …

Robyn Bell Interviews

Olivia Steinman Deems, Artistic Operations Manager for the Sarasota Music Festival, Joins the Club

June 6, 2022

After a two year pandemic induced hiatus, the Sarasota Orchestra is bringing back the Sarasota Music Festival, June 6 -25 at the Sarasota Opera House and Holley Hall. Here to introduce herself to the podcast and tell us all …

Robyn Bell Interviews

Cory Woomert & Michelle Anaya Starring in Manatee Players' Production of Titanic the Musical

May 2, 2022

Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, TITANIC-The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and pe…

Amanda Schlachter Interviews

SCF Theatre Program Presents "Peter/Wendy," April 15-24 in the Howard Studio Theatre

April 14, 2022

The SCF Theatre Program presents its final play of the season, "Peter/Wendy" written by Jeremy Bloom, April 15 through April 24 in the Howard Studio Theatre on the SCF Bradenton campus. Join Theatre Assistant Professor Aman…