Dog Days Theatre
Fine Arts


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Donations ended on 5/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Help the Asolo Conservatory as it embarks on its new summer program, Dog Days Theatre! The inaugural season will feature the contemporary comedy RELATIVELY SPEAKING and the thrilling noir novel adaptation DOUBLE INDEMNITY.

With Dog Days Theatre, the FSU/Asolo Conservatory will produce two plays each summer to meet the demonstrated interests of the Sarasota community AND expand upon the training opportunities provided to our students. The project will not only satisfy the demand this community has for professional theatre during the summer months (a demand that increases as the number of year round residents expands);  it will also take the Conservatory to the next level by adding a new production component that increases by 50% the opportunities provided to the 36 artists who have chosen to come here from around the world to study with our program; it will provide work for the professional actors, directors and designers living in this region; and it will add a valuable component to Sarasota’s vital arts scene.  

By using a combination of professional actors and our student actors, and by using the skills of professional directors and designers, our new theatre company will present quality professional productions in Sarasota during the summer months.  We will present contemporary plays that are literate, intelligent and entertaining enough to provide this town with the kind of material that is best enjoyed in the dog days of the summer. 

The costs of producing theatre, particularly starting a new theatre company, are considerable. Help us reach our $5,000 goal, which will greatly assist in covering the costs of paying actors, designers and crew, and for the scenery, costumes and other production expenses!

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Supporter Pledged Amount
William Van Brunt $25
Barbara Jacob $100
Margaret Abt $100
William R Gammon $250
Lonnie Folks $50

 Project Contacts

Robyn Bertram

Donor Roll
Supporter Pledged Amount Gift Date
William Van Brunt $25 3/31/2017 8:17:03 PM
Barbara Jacob $100 3/31/2017 4:46:32 PM
Margaret Abt $100 3/31/2017 4:45:00 PM
William R Gammon $250 3/31/2017 2:18:21 PM
Lonnie Folks $50 3/31/2017 9:49:32 AM
Anonymous Donor $100 3/31/2017 7:59:47 AM
Jane E Morgan $500 3/31/2017 6:05:20 AM
Monte Ann Shomaker $100 3/30/2017 6:54:09 PM
Anonymous Donor $5 3/30/2017 6:25:37 PM
Lindsay M Bytof $10 3/30/2017 6:22:45 PM
Anonymous Donor $100 3/30/2017 6:13:51 PM
Mary T Conran $25 3/30/2017 6:06:30 PM
Angela Conran hissom $50 3/30/2017 6:06:23 PM
Judith Hofmann $500 3/30/2017 5:41:47 PM
charles beye $200 3/30/2017 5:35:54 PM
Richard J Deppe $250 3/30/2017 5:31:00 PM
Gregory J Leaming $100 3/30/2017 5:05:27 PM
Frank J Maggio Jr $500 3/30/2017 5:00:51 PM
FRANCISCO TARDIO $20 3/30/2017 4:56:28 PM
Anonymous Donor $100 3/30/2017 3:54:58 PM
Elizabeth A Mulcahy $150 3/30/2017 3:29:04 PM
Mark Parisian $150 3/30/2017 10:12:54 AM