WHO: Straz Center and Patricia J. Sullivan Partnership School
WHAT: Students, most of who reside at Metropolitan Ministries, will perform their end-of-year showcase
WHEN: Tuesday, May 23 at 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: TECO Theater, Straz Center for the Performing Arts
DETAILS: Sullivan Partnership School students in grades Kindergarten through five, most of who reside at Metropolitan Ministries, will dazzle the audience with dance skills they’ve learned throughout the school year from Patel Conservatory Dance Instructor Hannah Box.
As part of the Straz Center’s art education efforts and partnership with Sullivan Partnership School, students receive 35 weeks of dance instruction throughout the school year, at no cost, from Patel Conservatory teachers. The Straz Center also has provided costumes and ballet shoes.
Students will perform dances inspired by the Jacqueline Woodson children’s book, “The Year We Learned to Fly,” which explores themes about emotions and freedom.
Chick-Fil-A will provide lunch to students and staff prior to the performance.
This performance is open to students, staff and families. Media is invited, with prior notification to Leslie Farrell, at 813.493.1805.
The accredited Patel Conservatory offers classes for students of all ages and experience levels. Each year, the Patel Conservatory and the Straz Center’s arts education programs enrich the lives of more than 50,000 students in our classrooms, on our stages and throughout the community. More information is available by calling 813.222.1040 and by visiting www.patelconservatory.org.
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