Author: Gulfshore Playhouse (Gulfshore Playhouse)

Home / Gulfshore Playhouse
Getting to know: Kimberly Dye
Post

Getting to know: Kimberly Dye

Q: You’re the first staff member we’ve interviewed who wasn’t necessarily a “theatre person” before you came into this job. Can you talk a little about your upbringing and career up until you came to GP? I often say my only theatrical experience was playing “Dead Person Number 3” in Our Town in high school, though my...

We are thankful for you
Post

We are thankful for you

This marks the first week of a new fiscal year for Gulfshore Playhouse. Although the second half of our previous fiscal year was far from what we expected, one thing has completely exceeded our expectations: your steadfast support. While our traditional means of thanking you by producing live world-class theatre for your enjoyment is presently...

Getting to Know: Joel Markus
Post

Getting to Know: Joel Markus

Joel Markus is the Managing Director at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I was in a 5th grade production of OLIVER and have been in theatre ever since! In high school and college, I focused on...

Getting to Know: Audrey Zielenbach
Post

Getting to Know: Audrey Zielenbach

Audrey Zielenbach is the Artistic Content Curator at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I was born into a theatre-loving family so it’s hard to remember a time when theatre wasn’t in my life. My dad, aunt,...

Breaking News: Announcing a $1 Million Capital Campaign Gift
Post

Breaking News: Announcing a $1 Million Capital Campaign Gift

Naples Philanthropists Mary and Stephen Byron Smith gift $1 million to Gulfshore Playhouse Next Stage Capital Campaign Investment solidifies vital role of arts for Naples during uncertain time NAPLES, Fla. (May 27, 2020) – Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples’ premier professional theater, has received a generous gift of $1,000,000 from Mary and Stephen Byron Smith to support the...

Getting to Know: John Forton
Post

Getting to Know: John Forton

John Forton is the Technical Director at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I was in fourth grade and we were putting on the typical fourth grade talent show! I, being the shy individual I am, was...

Post

An Important Update for our 2020-2021 Season

While the world is changing every day, one thing is not: our unwavering commitment to producing world-class professional theatre and educational opportunities for you and our wider community. We are using this time to plan for a future season of wonderful theatre that prioritizes the safety of our artists, staff, students, and of course, you....

Getting to Know: James Allen
Post

Getting to Know: James Allen

James Allen is the Scenic Charge Artist at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I have always been a bit of a performer, from putting on little shows for my family to telling stories with my dinosaur...

Theatre returns, it always does.
Post

Theatre returns, it always does.

Audrey Zielenbach is the Artistic Content Curator at Gulfshore Playhouse. Theatre returns, it always does. It returns to places where it has already been before and to times in which it has already appeared. And while it does so, it sends us too, the spectators, to those places and times, performance after performance. Theatre also...