Sumter Players, Inc. is the community theater organization in Americus, Georgia. We produce three performances a year at the Rylander Theater as well as host a children's theater program in the summer. For every production, we hold open auditions which will be announced on facebook and our home page. Our productions depend on your support. Help us by attending a show, becoming a member or donating your talents.
The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors of between eleven (11) and eighteen (18) persons elected by the membership to serve staggered terms of three (3) years each. An annual membership meeting is held in May or June for the election of up to six (6) directors. Officers are elected annually by the Board of Directors at the first Board meeting after the annual membership meeting.
The members of Sumter Players, Inc., are those persons who have purchased a season subscription to attend the performances of Sumter Players at prices and on conditions established from time to time by the Board of Directors. Memberships exist for a period of one (1) year and are infinitely renewable by purchasing a season subscription. Everyone residing on Earth is eligible to become a member of Sumter Players, Inc. and receive the benefits listed on the Subscription Page.
Everyone involved in Sumter Players, its events and projects is an unpaid volunteer. Casting auditions are publicly announced and roles are assigned by the volunteer production director subject only to artistic requirements. Sumter Players welcomes not only performers and backstage talent, but almost any skill -- carpentry, journalism, photography, painting, etc, etc. All interested are invited to contact us or any Board member.
Sumter Players has been Americus' Community Theater since 1965. Sumter Players, Inc. is a Georgia Non Profit Corporation, tax exempt as a public charity under Sec. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Participation is open to everyone without regard to age, gender, color, national origin, race, disability or any other defining characteristic. Except for admission to most productions, there is never a fee to participate in Sumter Players.
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TO PROVIDE AN OUTLET FOR TALENT
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