Carole Coppinger Obituary, Death – Stageworks Theatre and its dedicated staff mourn the loss of a beloved figure in Tampa’s theater community, Carole Coppinger. With heavy hearts, we share the news of Carole’s passing, marking the end of a remarkable and influential four-decade tenure as a cherished fixture in Tampa’s vibrant theater scene.
Carole’s impact on Stageworks Theatre and the broader theatrical community extended far beyond the footlights. Her passion for the arts was a driving force behind the success and vibrancy of local theater, shaping the cultural landscape of Tampa for forty years. As an integral part of our theatrical family, Carole’s contributions were immeasurable, and her absence leaves a void that will be keenly felt by all who had the privilege of working alongside her.
Her dedication to storytelling, artistic expression, and fostering a sense of community within the theater world resonated with everyone she encountered. Carole’s legacy is not just a collection of productions but a testament to the enduring impact one person can have on an entire artistic community.
As we reflect on Carole’s lasting influence, Stageworks Theatre pays tribute to a remarkable individual whose passion and commitment enriched the lives of countless artists and theatergoers. She will be missed, but her spirit lives on in the memories and artistic legacy she leaves behind. Our thoughts are with Carole’s family, friends, and the broader Tampa theater community as we collectively mourn the loss of an icon who played an integral role in shaping the city’s cultural landscape.