Auditions: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Directed By: Christian St. John

Music Direction: Christopher Lowry

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024 ~ 2:00pm-5:00pm

At Star Center Theatre


Preview: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Run Dates: May 17 - May 26, 2024

~ Prepare 32 Bars of a song in the style of the show(may even sing one from the show).

~ If you would like to audition, but can not attend in person, please send Resume and Short Video of audition song. Please indicate the role you are interested in. Send to stardirector.stjohn@gmail.com

For Detailed Role information please visit our Auditions Page

SAVE THE DATE for Finding Nemo Jr. Auditions!  STAR YOUTH


WHEN? March 2, 2024, 1 PM - 3 PM

Callbacks March 3, 2024, 1PM - 3PM

WHERE? Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville FL, 32609

WHO? All Elementary Middle and High Schoolers

** SHOWDATE: ** 

WHEN? Thursday May 16th, 2024 10am and 7pm

WHERE? UF Phillips Center


Join Us for Summer Camp!

Star Center Theatre Camp 

Dates: June 3rd to June 28th, 2024

Hours: 8am to 5pm (Early drop off 7:45, Late Pick-up 5:30)

Ages: 5 to 17

Theater production and performances, games, field trips, academics, art classes & more!

Early Bird Cost $450 (if registered by April 1, 2024)

Regular Registration $500 (until May 15, 2024 or all spots are filled)

Reservation Fee is $100 and will be applied to total camp amount, refunds available until May 1st!

For more information contact Angie Terrell (352) 222-3699 

Email: starcentergainesville@gmail..com


Congratulations Star Center Theatre!

Matilda The Musical 

Best Musical - Matilda The Musical

Best Director of a Musical - Christian St. John, Matilda The Musical

Best Lighting Design of a Play or Musical - Daniel Doak, Matilda The Musical

Black Pearl Sings

Best New Play or Musical - Black Pearl Sings!

Best Performer In A Musical - Tradina Thomas, Black Pearl Sings!

King Liz

Best Supporting Performer in a Play - Brandon Hall, King Liz

Ruthless! The Musical

Best Costume Design of A Play or Musical - Loren Smyth, Ruthless! The Musical

Thank you to some of our wonderful Star Center Theatre supporters and donors.  We were thrilled to recognize each one at our final theatre production of CROWNS.

Mr. Marion Caffey (Producer of the legendary talent competition AMATEUR NIGHT at Apollo Theatre), 

Dr. Elizabeth Graham (Retired UF Professor of Music and Honorary Star Center Theatre Executive Board Member) and Dr. Paul & Mrs. Inmaculada Broadie (Dr. Paul Broadie is the President of Santa Fe College).

Thank you to all our wonderful audience members who supported the 2 week run of Crowns.  Pictured below some of those audience members and special guests from the final performance.

'Crowns' from the Gainesville Sun

The Star Center’s newest production is a gospel-themed musical about a young Black woman sent to live with her grandmother in the South after her brother is killed in Brooklyn. 

“It’s about a young woman coming into her own after a traumatic experience,” said director Kareena Wallace. “She gets support when her grandmother’s community rallies around her.”

See Full Article Here