About_new.jpgThe Patel Conservatory provides the finest performing arts training in an inspirational setting by giving students the tools to: dream, reach, discover and create the performing arts; integrate them into everyday life; and contribute to the community.

The Patel Conservatory has received accreditation status from the Southern Association of College and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) under the division of AdvancED. Reaching accreditation status allows the Conservatory to advance in the pursuit of performing arts education excellence and deepen the fulfillment of the mission for all students.


At the north end of the world-class David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Florida, the Patel Conservatory’s three-story, 45,000 square-foot facility offers more than 100 performing arts classes in dance, theater and music for students of all ages and experience levels.

Our instructors are passionate, working artists with extensive experience in their specific disciplines.

Whether you are a parent seeking to introduce your child to the benefits of an education in the arts, or an adult who wants to hone your skills … we’ve got a place for you.

Tours of the Patel Conservatory are available by appointment. To schedule a tour, call 813.222.1029 or email patelconservatory@strazcenter.org.
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