Joy-Lan Drive In, Dade City FL

About Us

The Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre is owned and operated by a group of seasoned professionals with many years of combined theatre experience.

Harold Spears

Harold Spears started his career in 1954 with Carl Floyd, theatre owner, as manager trainee of the Carib Theatre in Clearwater. In 1956, he was promoted to supervisor of three theatres in Winter Garden, Florida, including the Starlite Drive-In. Harold continued to manage and supervise more than 50 theatres, serving as president and CEO of Floyd Enterprises (which included Floyd Theatres, Southwest Bottlers, Inc. and various real estate holdings). He was President and CEO of Sun South Theatres from 1996 Р2017 and passed away in 2017.

Chip-200x168Chip Sawyer

Chip Sawyer started his career at the Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre in 2007 working in the box office on the weekends. Since then, he has worked at the Swap Shop and Drive-In Theatre holding various roles to learn the business from his grandfather, Harold Spears. In 2015, he was named a supervisor helping oversee both the Silver Moon and Joy-Lan Drive-In Theatres. In 2017, he was named President of Sun South Theatres after the passing of longtime owner Harold Spears.

James Andrews

James Andrews started his career at the Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre in 2002. He now updates all media projects and has also taken over the supervision of the Joy-Lan Drive-In and Silver Moon Drive-In.

Chris-Hodge_5481Chris Hodge

Chris Hodge began working at the Silver Moon when he was 16 years old and worked throughout his high school years. He graduated from First Institute of Orlando film school and has received several IMDB credits in films and TV shows. In 2019, Chris returned to the Silver Moon Drive In managing film media and day-to-day operations.

Brenda Soper

Brenda Soper started her career at the Silver Moon Drive-In in 2007. She has since taken over the Management at the Swap Shop.