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Behind the Scenes at the TheatreLunch and Special Tour at the Asolo & Koski Production Center
Friday, June 15th
1009 Tallevast Road, Sarasota fl 34243 & 5555 N. Tamiami Trail : Sarasota, Florida 34243
10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tickets $45 per person
Join us for an exclusive lunch and behind the scenes tour of the Asolo Repertory Theatre and their Koski Production Center. Experience the inner workings of a true Sarasota treasure, which stages up to fifteen productions every season, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative new musical theatre experiences.
Koski Production Center Tour
1009 Tallevast Road – behind the airport
The Koski Center tour provides insight about set production. You will view the rehearsal room, learn about past production challenges and accomplishments, as well as, the process of creating set pieces from a design on a page, to implementation and finally to the stage.
Koski Production Center Website
Asolo Repertory Theatre Tour
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
A backstage tour at Asolo Rep begins with the history of the company and the international history of the historic Mertz Theatre. You are taken backstage and on stage for an in-depth look at what it takes to present and produce world-class theatre. You will see behind-the-scenes spaces for the two theatres used by Asolo Rep - the Mertz and the Cook - and Asolo Rep’s costume shop where you learn the ins and outs of creating a costume. The tour takes about 45 minutes.
The set of the current production of The Jungle Book will be set up on the Mertz Stage.
Asolo Rep Website
Lunch on the Asolo Mezzanine.
Please Note: This event will take place at two locations. You will need to provide your own transportation between the Koski Production Center and the Asolo Repertory Theatre ~ 4 minute drive.