Entries by Becca Eldredge

Middle School Students become Drama Detectives

Calling all middle school Creators!   No matter your interests, there is something for you to do in the theatre! Learn how to take a design from concept to creation while working amongst a team to bring a play to life.  Use your detective skills to discover the clothes your character would wear, the food […]

The All American Boys Chorus Celebrates America!

The Venice Institute For Performing Arts is proud to present The All American Boys Chorus as they Celebrate America!  Coming to Venice for the first time, The All American Boys Chorus brings a celebration of America that everyone will enjoy. The concert interweaves classic patriotic tunes with songs from different genres of American music including Rock, Musical […]

New Teacher Brings Positive Changes to VHS Theatre Program

Casey Trascik spent most of her time as a VHS student taking drama classes.  Now she’s back, teaching those classes to the next generation and bringing new programs to grow the offerings in dramatic arts for students. This summer Trascik and eight VHS students have dedicated themselves to performing a Children’s Show titled “Good Good […]

Why It Is Important: Collaboration

About Why It’s Important: Our upcoming season, Arts Live! In Venice celebrates the artistry and the importance it plays in our community.  This blog series gives audiences a glimpse into the shows that were chosen for the Arts Live! In Venice season, the reason for each show’s inclusion in the series, and the process behind […]

Thanks for Giving: Community Relief with the Broadway Boys!

Purchase tickets here! While Venice was spared the worst from Hurricane Irma, which impacted Sarasota County greatly with flooding, power outages, and shortage of supplies, the Venice Institute for Performing Arts (VIPA) is happy to announce Thanks for Giving: Community Relief with the Broadway Boys! All first responders who were ready to risk their lives […]

The Broadway Boys come to Venice!

The Broadway Boys at The Venice Performing Arts Center Venice Institute for Performing Arts presents Broadway’s finest male singers on September 23rd at 7pm The Venice Institute for Performing Arts is pleased to host The Broadway Boys on September 23rd! Starting with an acting and singing master class at 12pm, The Boys will end the […]