Mary Jo's Performing Arts Academy
A variety of performances can be seen at the Academy, home of The Tampa Bay Triple Threat Theatre, The Universal Movement Performing Arts Company and the Classical Ballet of Tampa. There are a variety of disciplines and levels provided for all ages from recreational to those wanting to pursue the arts as a career. Opportunities for our students to showcase their talents throughout the year is abundant and ranges from Ballet and Musical Theater Productions to community outreach presentations and events.
MJPAA is founded on the belief that arts education is character education, instilling the discipline, self confidence, creativity and life lessons necessary for students to succeed in any path they choose. The Academy has been home to over 1000s of aspiring artists, many who are currently enjoying careers in the performing arts as entertainers, choreographers and educators. However, you will also find many more of our former students who through the discipline of arts education are soaring in science, technology liberal arts, and most importantly, Life!