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Joshua Grosso to perform at Spotlight Awards Thursday
Joshua Grosso to perform at Spotlight Awards Thursday

Tampa, Florida Winner of the national 2012National High School Musical Theater Awards, Joshua Grosso, will perform at the Patel Conservatory’s 2013 Spotlight Awards on Thursday!

Joshua represented the Straz Center, and the state of Florida, at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City last year and earned the title of Jimmy Award winner and a $10,000 scholarship. He is now a sophomore studying musical theater at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.

Joshua was also featured on the PBS reality series, “Broadway or Bust,” which followed the competition. The show aired last year and again recently in Tampa.

Also performing at the Spotlight Awards will be dozens of talented local Patel Conservatory students. Fourteen-year-old dance student Tristan Braboy will emcee the event.

The Patel Conservatory’s third Spotlight Awards will feature dinner and dancing in addition to the show and is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Patel Conservatory. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available by calling 813-229-STAR (7827), visiting www.strazcenter.org or in person at the box office.

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