Master Class: Rodney Hicks

Do not miss this opportunity to learn from a Broadway Performer! Join Rodney Hicks on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00-12:00 as he offers a Master Class inspiring artists to cultivate the power of their own individuality and truth. Taking the focus off of competition or the mentality of better. The work helps the artists understand […]

Narnia Cast Announcement

Rise Above is thrilled to bring you Narnia! This magical tale will leave you spellbound with its magnificent choreography and dazzling music. Wet: are pleased to announce our amazing cast: Aslan – Zachary Thompson White Witch – Lexi Lowther Peter – Ryan Modjeski Susan – Annika Trout Edmund – Tyler Gevas Lucy – Autumn Ruscoe […]

Grease Was the Word

Over 1,000 people experienced Rise Above’s production of Grease. Through 5 engaging and entertaining shows, the cast left each audience wanting more. Broadway World noted that the cast and crew ” put their hearts and souls into this lively production.” Carolan Trbovich, who was part of the crew of the original Grease movie also expressed […]

Rise Above Announces Grease Sponsor

Rise Above Performing Arts is thrilled and honored to announce that the Community Foundation of Sarasota has generously sponsored their production of Grease. Artistic Director Jacob Ruscoe expressed┬áhis sincerest thanks – “It was such an exciting moment for our theatre. To have an organization with the reputation and stature of The Community Foundation of Sarasota […]

Grease Cast Announcement!

We are thrilled to announce our cast for Grease! Thank you to everyone who auditioned. This exciting show will run January 18-21. Get your tickets today by clicking here. Danny – Jonah Duchesne-Shaw Sandy – Taylor Reister Kenickie – Stevie Romero Rizzo – Sarah Conte Marty – Emily Mollin Frenchy – Leah Henry Patty – […]