The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present Seussical, Jr. April 25-28 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater, sponsored in part by Valley Bank. Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades five through eight, this musical set in the world of Dr. Seuss features Horton the Elephant,Continue Reading

Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents “Spring Music Spectacular: Made in America” The performance will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Hall. The Spring Music Spectacular: Made in America event proves to be an evening centered on American music with old favoritesContinue Reading

Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents “Jazz Jam”. The performance will be Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. in the TECO Theater. The Patel Jazz Combo and improvisation classes will be featured in this culminating performance as they present an evening of popular jazz standards, original works, andContinue Reading

The Straz Center’s Next Generation Ballet (NGB) will present Pirates and Cowboys May 11-12 in Ferguson Hall. The high seas and Wild West meet in Pirates and Cowboys, NGB Artistic Director Philip Neal’s daring new production, a partial staging of Petipa’s Le Corsaire paired with Balanchine’s Western Symphony. Constructed asContinue Reading

Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center presents Evening of Dance on Friday, May 3, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the TECO Theater. Patel Conservatory Open Dance program students studying ballet, tap and jazz will perform alongside members of the Patel Conservatory Music department. This performance is sponsored in part by Valley Bank. RegularlyContinue Reading

Tampa’s Straz Center for the Performing Arts  presents ‘Late Nite Catechism’. Showtimes will be from April 5-7 at the Jaeb Theater, Straz Center for the Performing Arts . Part catechism class, part stand-up routine, this interactive comedy is one of the longest-running shows in U.S. theater history. The New York TimesContinue Reading

In this combined instrumental and vocal performance, Patel Conservatory music students join forces with Patel Conservatory faculty on a variety of small chamber works, culminating with Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria. Featured faculty soloists include Kristi Beinhauer, soprano; Jordan Campbell, mezzo soprano; Timothy Wilt, bass-baritone; Robert Murray, trumpet, and Lauren Murray, oboe.Continue Reading

The Patel Conservatory will present the adorable Disney classic The Aristocats KIDS, on February 15-18 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater. Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS, performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades two through four and based on the beloved Disney film, is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twistsContinue Reading

The Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center is offering enriching music classes for children as young as newborn. Music Together – In partnership with Allisongs for Tots, the Patel Conservatory offers Music Together, for newborns through five year-olds. This internationally recognized music and movement program is for children and theirContinue Reading