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Mission Statement

To serve the diverse community of the Tampa Bay area by producing and presenting theatrical performances in Spanish and English, by creating opportunities for all local artists to develop and showcase their talents, and to provide audiences with affordable, high quality theatre experiences.

Spanish Lyric Theatre is Tampa's oldest non-profit 501(c)(3) theatre company.


Spanish Lyric Theatre is the premiere presenter of bilingual (Spanish and English) theatre throughout the Tampa Bay area. As the oldest community theatre and the only bilingual theatre in Tampa, Spanish Lyric Theatre is committed to excellence in all of its programs, bringing together theatre professionals and local volunteers to create and preserve Hispanic/Latino culture, deepening Latino heritage by way of the performing arts as a means to transcend language and cultural barriers and to provide professional, quality experiences in Hispanic and American musical theatre.

Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Statement

We value diversity at all levels, and we continually challenge ourselves to reflect this value in the selections of our productions, cast, and technical staffing. We endeavor to engage in progressive dialogue surrounding diversity and inclusion so as to encourage a more equitable, fair and inclusive environment for all.


Diversity includes but is not limited to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identify, socio-economic status, experience, ability and disability, age, religion, geography or national origin, ideology, perspective, and more.

SLT aims to cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in which people from underrepresented groups are included both on and off the stage.

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