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CA Poetry Out Loud: The final countdown

It’s been a beehive of activity at the CAC office this week, with staff buzzing around to put the finishing touches on the upcoming main event—the 2018 California Poetry Out Loud State Finals taking place this Sunday and Monday. 306 more words

Arts Education

State Thespian Spotlight: Randy Rainbow

Internet musical parody sensation Randy Rainbow launched his life in musical theater right here on Straz stages when he was a high school Thespian.

As many, many, many, many, many high schools in Florida know, this week is State Thespian Week, when almost 8000 students, teachers, chaperones and judges descend on The Straz and elsewhere in downtown Tampa to compete for top distinctions in this distinguished drama festival. 671 more words

Straz Center

ArtsBridge Hosted First Prelude Fundraising Event at Cobb Energy Centre on March 3

ArtsBridge Foundation hosted their very first Prelude fundraising event at Cobb Energy Centre on March 3. The evening included a cocktail reception featuring fabulous hors d’oeuvres by Executive Chef Nicholas Walker, tickets to Audra McDonald’s one woman show and an exclusive meet and greet and photo opportunity with the Tony Award winner after her performance. 284 more words

Arts & Entertainment

understanding relationships through movement

This post is written by Lexi Earl.

During my visit to St Mary’s College in Hull, I had the opportunity to observe a Year 13 Performing Arts class. 753 more words

School Visit


FAME Academy at River Ridge High School won its first ever Critic’s Choice for One Act after students studied with touring Broadway actors from FUN HOME at The Straz. 641 more words

Straz Center

Arts integration: Turning teaching on its head

Associate Professor Ralph Buck and Dr Barbara Snook, University of Auckland

Imagine students becoming more engaged with their learning, having fun, and wanting to stay inside the classroom after the bell has rung, to finish off what they are doing. 1,229 more words

Announcing the 2018 Spotlight Semifinalists

We are overjoyed to announce the 2018 Semifinalists for The Music Center’s Spotlight program!

113 of Southern California’s most talented high school students have been named as semifinalists in The Music Center’s annual Spotlight program, a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for teens. 544 more words

Arts Education