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A Play With No Rehearsals?

Carrollwood Players loves welcoming actors of all experience levels. As a non-profit arts organization, a large part of our mission is theatre education. And there may be no better way to learn how to act than to audition and get on stage! Trying new things is a great way to spread your wings. In fact, […]

Things You Don’t See Volunteers Doing at CWP

Most people know that small non-profit community theater groups are run by volunteers. That is certainly true at Carrollwood Players. Volunteers perform in our plays and musicals. Volunteers help build and paint sets, make costumes, find props, and run the lights. Volunteers help with “front of house” duties like taking tickets, checking in patrons, and […]

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A Broadway Holiday Mashup!

What happens when you re-write Broadway show tunes to celebrate the holidays? Tampa actress, writer, and director Tiger von Pagel was chatting with some friends in the lobby of Carrollwood Players one night and her husband Greg almost jokingly asked the question. As creative people will do, they spent the rest of intermission making up […]

CWP Murder Mystery at The Epicenter on November 15

Like- Oh. My. God. You totally want to, like, join us on November 15th for, like, a totally tubuler good time at The Epicenter Event Venue for a night that will take you back to the 80’s -like not be grody to the max at all! This interactive murder mystery dinner, performed by CWP veteran […]

Fret Not!

by Marc Sanders Having performed, directed, produced and written for Carrollwood Players since 1993, I can honestly say that auditioning for the latest up and coming play has never been a familiar experience for me.The fact is, what I’ve experienced before with past auditions is not necessarily going to work to my advantage the next […]

How I Survived Joining Carrollwood Players

by Jen Martin “How do I join?” – I hear this question fairly often about Carrollwood Players. For some reason, community theaters sometimes seem to have an air of exclusivity and mystery when it comes to their players. I’d like to take this opportunity to dispel a few myths while telling the story of how […]