The theatre will host a series of workshops with partner organizations and present their community-driven musical at local public libraries.
The three fellows will partner with producing theatres across the country.
The writer-director, who now helms Florida Studio Theatre’s Recovery Project, is taking a multi-pronged approach to fighting the stigma of addiction with theatre.
The new program will expand performing arts opportunities for people with disabilities.
After 3 years as artistic director at Arizona Theatre Company, Daniels will lead new-play development at the Sarasota theatre, particularly of work dealing with addiction and recovery.
A political science experiment to gather diverse Americans inspired a stage version at Florida Studio Theatre, which also brought people together to reflect on their similarities and differences.
The theatre will produce 3 mainstage productions and 3 cabaret shows for limited audiences this summer.
Remembering a Florida actor-playwright who came home.
Deborah Brevoort, José Casas, Jeffrey Couchman, Sean Daniels, Kate Hamill, Rachel Lynett, and Sandy Rustin will create new works for the company.
Virtual events across the country next week will commemorate the milestone and join the fight still yet to be won.