Annual Manual 2013
Orlando Arts & Culture
A guide to galleries, museums, performing arts and theaters
Published: April 12, 2013
Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum
656 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
Winter Park’s landmark farmhouse, designed by noted architect James Gamble Rogers in 1932, hosts art, music and talks on historical preservation within its luxurious walls.
8747 International Drive
The interactive dance/performance art troupe known for flinging colored liquids and powders about the stage just moved into its own space and offers nightly shows.
Emotions Dance Company
456 Gallberry St., Altamonte Springs
A contemporary dance company that seeks to engage social and environmental issues.
Empty Spaces Theatre Co.
Impresario John DiDonna produces stage plays with Empty Spaces but also oversees “Orlando’s own steampunk circus,” the Phantasmagoria performance troupe.
Footlight Theatre & Cabaret Lounge at the Parliament House
410 N. Orange Blossom Trail
The legendary gay resort is home to this theater, which thrills audiences with drag delights and original comedies, musicals and guest productions.
Florida Opera Theatre
FOT works to fill the void left by the demise of Orlando Opera by staging chamber operas and recitals in collaboration with Orlando Philharmonic and other Florida opera groups.
160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden
Fully restored, the historic theater in quaint downtown Winter Garden hosts fine theater and family shows.
Greater Orlando Actors Theatre
2431 Aloma Ave., Winter Park
The passionate GOAT troupe has settled nicely into its new home in Winter Park near Crealdé School of Art.
Mad Cow Theatre
54 W. Church St.
The established and well-regarded Mad Cow Theatre features regular stage productions as well as classes, workshops and socials.
1111 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando’s professional ballet company performs its major productions – The Nutcracker included – at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre; 2013 featured a collaborative staging with the Orlando Phil and Bach Festival Society.