OUR HISTORY

A Creative Community

Founded in the spring of 2001, The REP is Northwest Florida’s premier professional theatre company. Currently celebrating its nineteenth season, The REP has established itself as a first-rate regional theatre, attracting some of the finest talents from around the country. The REP’s host of talented theatre professionals and a group of dedicated volunteers work together to entertain over 30,000 people each year. Having established an indoor home on the stage of the 75-seat Meeting Hall Theatre in downtown Seaside, Florida, The REP has never stopped broadening its horizons, adding new programming and new venues to better reach its expanding audience base.

Our Mission

Art, Education & Entertainment

The Repertory Theatre (The REP) is based in Seaside, Florida and committed to a long-range vision of building itself into a world-class regional theatre company, and an immediate mission of providing high-quality professional theatre to audiences of all ages. We seek to be the premier arts organization in Northwest Florida, providing programs and productions that make an essential and lasting contribution to the quality of life in our area.

Staff & Board

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Brook Stetler

Brook grew up in Kansas, graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BFA in acting and directing, and worked at a number of regional theatres throughout the Midwest, including The Know Theatre of Cincinnati, The Old Creamery Theatre, The New Stage Collective, and The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. He has called this part of Florida home for the past six years. Some of Brook’s favorite projects with The REP include The Turn of the Screw, Every Christmas Story Ever Told, The 39 Steps, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Around the World in 80 Days, Matt & Ben, The Tempest, The Stinky Cheese Man, Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, The Santaland Diaries, and The Homecoming.

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MANAGING DIRECTOR

Aubrey Ainsworth

Aubrey is originally from Colorado and received her B.A in Theatre Arts from Texas Tech University. She began her work as stage manager to The REP in 2014 and ultimately became Managing Director. In addition to her artistic work as costume and lighting designer, Aubrey has worked to advance the outreach program, enhance community engagement and advocate for the arts alongside REP Executive Director, Brook Stetler. Before joining The REP, Aubrey worked with young theatre artists as the Assistant Director for the Imagination Factory Children’s Theatre and mentored stage managers with Gulf Coast State College. Some of her favorite REP productions include Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, True West, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) and Every Christmas Story Ever Told.

Location Information

The REP Theatre

Seaside Meeting
Hall Theatre

216 Quincy Circle
Seaside, FL 32459

We are located on the back side of the Seaside’s town center, behind Modica Market. Free parking throughout Seaside.

Seaside Ampitheater

Seaside Ampitheater Smolian Circle

2235 E Co Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

The large amphitheater in the center of downtown Seaside. Street Parking is available on Smolian Circle.

North Barrett Square Rosemary Beach

North Barrett Square
Rosemary Beach, FL 32413

Street parking is available on W Long Green Rd, North Barrett, in front of and beside Town Hall, south of 30A.

Accessibility

If you have questions about accessibility needs, please contact The REP Theatre Box Office at (850) 231-0733.

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