How To Get Involved In South Florida's Theater Community

There are so many ways locals can become involved with the South Florida theater community. These are a just a few of the ways to get involved and they include acting, volunteering, donating and more. The arts enrich South Florida with creativity, excitement and culture and the wonderful local theaters are no exception. Many of these venues accept donations as well as volunteers so interested parties would do best to inquire with their most cherished venues.
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Volunteer at Main Street Players
6766 Main St.
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
(305) 558-3737

Locals seeking to get involved with the theater community but don't wish to go on stage may find satisfaction in volunteering their time. Main Street Players, the community theater for the Miami Lakes area, welcomes volunteers with open arms to help keep things running smoothly. No experience is necessary and the only requirement is to be 18 years of age or older. The longest continuously running South Florida theater group can also always use the assistance of donations to keep the wonderful arts source going.

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Become A Supporter of Actors' Playhouse
280 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 444-9293

Actors' Playhouse in Coral Gables can always use the donations of its supporters as well as a number of other theater groups and companies in South Florida. A number of different donation levels are available and supporters who donate $1,500 or more receive gifts that include season subscriptions to opening nights and events. Actors' Playhouse is one of the most popular venues for theatre shows in South Florida. There are various shows throughout the year including children's theater productions, and acting classes are also on offer.

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Take Theatre Classes at The Performing Arts Network
13124 W. Dixie Highway
North Miami, FL 33161
(305) 899-7730

The non-profit Performing Arts Network (PAN) specializes in dance, music and theatre. It offers a number of theatre classes including playwriting and theatre production and the hands-on courses are instructed by industry professionals. Acting classes are also available for children, teens and adults. Students may go on to take specialized classes following basic acting classes including mime and physical theatre.

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Interact With A Comedy Show at Just The Funny Theater
3119 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
(305) 693-8669

The audiences are part of the show at the Just The Funny Theater & Training Center. Every weekend, audience members give their ideas and input for the actors to use to create completely original, on-the-spot improv comedy sketches. Every show is different and may include physical comedy, game show-like segments, musical theater and more. Just The Funny also offers comedy improv and writing classes to children, teens and adults.

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Volunteer at the Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 468-2286

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is still as wonderful of an addition to Miami as it was on the day it opened less than a decade ago. The enormous space situated in the heart of Downtown Miami seats many theatergoers for performances ranging from plays to dance performances. There are a number of volunteer positions available at the center including ushering, event staffing, administration and conducting tour guides. Volunteers are provided with benefits that would delight any theatre lovers including free parking, event tickets and a Basic Arsht Center Membership.

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