Florida Repertory Theatre is a fully professional theatre company serving all of Southwest Florida and is now in its 20th anniversary season as an ensemble-based, artist-driven organization with an annual operating budget of approximately $4 million. Florida Rep operates on a LOA/LORT D contract with Actors Equity and works with members of both United Scenic Artists and the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers. Performing in the Historic Arcade Theatre (a 393-seat proscenium house) and the newly renovated ArtStage Studio (a 120-seat adaptable black box), Florida Rep produces a wide variety of comedies, dramas, and musicals, and brings more than 87,000 people to the Fort Myers River District annually throughout its September to May season. In addition to its work onstage, Florida Rep operates very active Education & Outreach Department that reaches more than 31,000 young people annually. With a growing national profile, Florida Rep is one of the most active arts organizations in the area, and holds true to its mission to “improve the quality of life in our community through all the arts,” and strives to continue to “Set the Bar High” as “One of America’s Top Repertory Companies” –The Wall Street Journal.