Videos

Hear the entire episode at https://www.suncoastcultureclub.com/hollywoodholidays/
The Pops Orchestra celebrates this holiday season with all your favorite Hollywood holiday film scores, featuring original movies made to the arrangements by four SCF Film students. Their teacher, Chris Bellanca, join…

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Robert Vodnoy brings almost 50 years of conducting experience to the Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota, which he founded in 2017.
They have grown from one concert a season to five, and Bob joins the club this week to tell us ab…

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Listen to the entire episode at https://www.suncoastcultureclub.com/the70smorethanadecade/
Eddie Weaver hails from Atlanta, was an acting apprentice for Florida Studio Theatre last year, and is now one of the four stars of FST's cabaret "The 70s: More Than a Decade," showing now through February 12…

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Actors Morgan Lavenstein and Jake Fallon join the Suncoast Culture Club Podcast to talk about their lives, journey to the Suncoast, and this crazy, wacky, dark, raucous family comedy about a brother and sister who are launc…

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The Pops Orchestra welcomes Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe performers Amber Myers, Maicy Powell, CJ Melton, and Raleigh Mosely II in presentation of The Spirit of America, featuring spirituals, gospel tunes, and anthems, along with stirring patriotic selections to honor our nation's veterans.
Joi…

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You might know him as the former Producing Artistic Director at the Players Centre, but Jeffery Kin has a new job and mission and he wants to share it with the world.
Join Robyn Bell and Jeffery Kin as they both talk about their new jobs, the vision of Sarasota Rising, and their plot to get the Ben…

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The first 20 years of her career was spent performing leading roles in more than 30 opera houses across Europe. Her second 20 years was spent teaching voice at Utah State University and Boston University. Her next 20 years has been spent on the Suncoast where Joy McIntyre volunteers for countless a…

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Who has the coolest job in town? Why, it would most certainly be Jay Handelman, the arts editor and theatre critic for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune , his employer since 1984. Jay joins the club to talk about his career at the paper, the many changes he has witnessed in the arts scene on the Suncoast…

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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 member Amanda Schlachter, and assistant director, SCF Theatre major Tori Flo…

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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, photographer, and teacher, and for the next month, she is producing and performing …

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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 becoming the Director of Artistic Planning for the Sarasota Orchestra is a fascin…

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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 Business Without Really Trying, playing at the Manatee Performing Arts Center Au…

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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 of Discovery alumnus who now serves on the staff of the camp, join the club …

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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 travel the country performing your favorite 50's and 60's rock 'n' roll tunes i…

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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 as fencing foes and end up wanting something for each other...something mor…

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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 about this incredible summer festival for approximately 60 pre-professional…

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Fast forward to 29:45 to see the discussion about the Winter Music Symposium, why we are not having it at Stetson, the presentation and discussion to hold it at SCF, and the vote.

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Slide show of our fantastic year!

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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 personal ambitions of their own. All innocently unaware of the fate awaiting …

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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 Amanda Schlachter as she talks to guest director India Marie Paul and stage ma…

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Dan Jordan has been the concertmaster for the Sarasota Orchestra for 23 years while Rachel Halvorson has been the principal violist for only two years, one and a half of which was through the pandemic!

But together, along with their colleagues violinist Christopher Takeda and cellist Natalie Helm,…

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