Center for Arts in Medicine

Community Engagement

Theatre Connect: Program for LGBTQ+ Teens

Theatre Connect! | Spring 2020, January 21 - March 10 | Tuesdays Nights | 6:30 - 8:15pm

Join the UF Center for Arts in Medicine Theater for Health Team in a unique theatrical adventure for LGBTQ+ teens. This program combines theater games and exercises with storytelling and discussion to build a sense of community! All of our Theatre Connect crew are trained theatre for health professionals and are background checked by the University of Florida Office of Youth Compliance Services to preserve our participants' mental wellbeing and physical safety. 

Spring 2020 registration now open

No previous theatre experience is required, all abilities are welcome. Click here to register!

Our thoughtfully selected activities and discussions are guided by our participants' interests and cover topics such as:

  • Improvisational theatre
  • Story-telling
  • Character development
  • Sociodrama
  • Self-confidence
  • Playwriting
  • Adaptability
  • Conflict resolution


Registration for 2019 sessions of Theatre Connect can be completed by clicking here. Our program is free of charge!

Please also print and sign this release form to bring on the first day. Copies of the release form will be available to sign on the first day if printing is unavailable to you. Parents, guardians, or caretakers are encouraged to meet the staff before dropping off participants on the first day (parking instructions on flyer). 


We are pleased to thank Satchel's Pizza and UF Health for providing the program funding and resources which makes this program possible. 

Program Details:

  • Time/Date: 6:30-8:15pm | Tuesday Nights
  • Click Here to Register.
  • Release Form (Liability and Photo)
  • Program is free of charge
  • Location: 1515 SW Archer Road, UF Health Cancer Hospital, Room 1302 (Criser Cancer Resource Center), in main lobby, behind grand piano. See flyer above (quick links) for parking map.

Program Crew (Staff)

For more information, contact the Center for Arts in Medicine at or call 352.273.1488

This program is in compliance with the UF Office of Youth Compliance Services guidelines for youth protection and privacy:

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