FST Playwright Collective

New plays are the lifeblood of FST. As Sarasota’s contemporary theatre, we are committed not only to producing the best new plays of today, but also to investing in the creation of the best new plays of tomorrow.

Part of our New Play Development ProgramFlorida Studio Theatre’s Playwright Collective is a select network of artists dedicated to supporting playwrights at various stages in their careers as they develop new works for FST’s stages.


Writing the Way Forward


Staging History with Deborah Brevoort

A New Addition with Rachel Lynett

Sparking Inspiration with José Casas

A Timeless Vision with Jacqueline Goldfinger

Forging New Paths with Thomas Gibbons

Catching Hope with Sarah Bierstock

Building Bridges with Jason Odell Williams

Forging the Forger With Jeffrey Couchman

Finding the Funny With Sandy Rustin

Challenge and Change With Kenneth Jones

The Past is Present With Mark St. Germain