Theatre & Dance

Congratulations to our Upper School musical theatre students who have been asked to perform "Anything Goes" on the main stage at Florida State Thespians! Their Friday night performance will be in Morsani Hall of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

Did You Know...

  • Shorecrest alumnus Patrick Wilson '91 received a Tony nomination in both 2001 and 2002 for his Broadway performances. He also starred on screen in "The Alamo", "Phantom of the Opera", "Insidious", and received Emmy and Golden Globe award nominations in 2003 for his acting in "Angels in America." Watch Patrick's recent Shorecrest Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award acceptance.
  • Shorecrest alumna Monica Raymund '04 won the 2013 Imagen Award for Best Actress in Television. You may have seen her on TV starring in "Lie To Me" or "Chicago Fire".
  • Students from the Shorecrest Playwriting Class have had their works produced and performed in theaters off-Broadway, in Los Angeles, California, and in Telluride, Colorado.
  • Competing with hundreds of high school and college talent throughout the country, Shorecrest musical theatre students are consistently selected to train with some of the most renowned artists of this era at Ann Reinking's Broadway Theatre Project.
  • Shorecrest theatre, musical theatre, playwriting and dance students have won "Superior" and "Critics' Choice" ratings at District, State and International Thespian Competitions.
  • Shorecrest was the first independent school in the Tampa Bay area to offer a course in Videography/TV Production. Students have won many awards for their programing.
  • The Shorecrest Theatre instructor, William Leavengood, is a two-time Eugene O'Neill Award winning playwright. He has several off-Broadway plays to his credit, including "Florida Crackers" which was part of Circle Repertory's 20th Anniversary season. His one-act play, "Steve", was chosen to be included in "Brave New World: The American Theater Responds to 9/11" which was presented 9/11/02 at New York's Town Hall.
  • The Shorecrest Dance instructor, Cheryl Lee, trained with members of the Royal Ballet, the New York City Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet. She has won numerous regional and national awards for her choreography of tap, lyrical, jazz and musical theater productions.

Our Musical Theatre and Vocal Instructors

List of 6 members.

Musical Theatre Program

Thespian Results 2013-14

Thespians Troupe 3140 at Florida State:
"The Insanity of Mary Girard" One-Act - Straight Superiors
"Magic To Do" Large Group Musical number - Straight Superiors
Holland & Wenz - Duet Musical - Straight Superiors
Kylie H - Solo Musical - Straight Superiors
Jami-lyn Fehr '14 - Solo Musical - Straight Superiors
Fehr & Co - Small Group Musical - Excellent
Alice Leavengood '14 - Playwriting - Excellent
Peter L - Playwriting - Excellent
Matthew J - Student Directed Scene - Excellent
Junior Thespians at Florida State:
Large Group Musical: Excellent
Kayelin L - Solo Musical - Superior
Senna P - Solo Musical - Superior
Shannon W - Solo Musical - Excellent
Kayelin L - Monologue - Superior
Jordan T - Monologue - Superior
Mariah V  - Monologue - Good
Olivia O & Jordan T - Duet Musical - Superior
Senna P & Hannah Z - Duet Acting -  Superior
Jessica D & Shannon W - Duet Acting - Fair

School Information

Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students Age 3 through Grade 12, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.