Since 2004, the Patel Conservatory has provided residents of the Tampa Bay area with the finest instruction in performing arts education. Whether you are beginning to explore the performing arts, are looking to improve your skills and expand your talents, or aspire to pre-professional training, the Patel Conservatory is a place and a resource for growth and education.
The Patel Conservatory offers more than 100 classes in dance, theater and music for all ages and experience levels. Our sequential, curriculum-based classes are designed to provide our students with the foundation they need to excel in the performing arts.
Our dance offerings range from classical ballet with the Patel Conservatory Youth Ballet and Next Generation Ballet, to hip-hop and tap. Our theater department offers classes such as creative drama, on-camera acting and musical theater, as well as the opportunity to experience a full production with Patel Conservatory Youth Theater productions. Our music department includes the Children’s Music Program, Vocal Music Program, Jazz Program, Rock School and the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra. Our students are given the opportunity to share what they have learned through open classrooms, showcases and performances.
Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts,