WHO: The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory
WHAT: Open Houses
WHERE: Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 12 at 9 a.m.
DETAILS: The public is invited to tour the Patel Conservatory and meet staff and instructors during these free open houses designed to provide information and answer questions about classes at this fully accredited performing arts school.
This event is free, but registration is required in advance. To register for the Aug. 8 open house, visit: https://bit.ly/OpenHouseAug8. To register for the Aug. 12 open house, visit: Aug 12: https://bit.ly/OpenHouseAug12.
Registration is now open for Patel Conservatory dance, music and theater Fall classes, which will begin August 28.
More than 100 classes, ranging from tap dance to musical theater to improv to trumpet ensemble, will be offered for students of all ages and experience levels. New classes this year include Scene Study and Yoga for the Performer. Home school classes, such as Homeschool Theater and Homeschool Performing Arts, are held on Wednesdays. A complete line-up of classes is available at www.patelconservatory.org.
Some classes require auditions. Registration for auditions is required by visiting www.strazcenter.org/auditions or by calling 813.222.1040. All Patel Conservatory classes require active learning participation and result in an in-class showcase or ticketed performance element.
The Conservatory provides scholarships to students and families whose participation might otherwise be limited. Scholarships typically cover a percentage of tuition and applications are available online at www.strazcenter.org/financialaid.
Registration for fall classes can be completed online at www.patelconservatory.org, by calling 813.222.1040, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at the Patel Conservatory Admissions Office.
For more information about the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, visit www.strazcenter.org. Tours can be arranged by calling 813.222.1029 or emailing email@example.com.