Hairspray Thursday - June 03 - June 04, 2020

Tampa Bay Performing Arts Academy

 Who's Who 

  • Valentino Martone head shot

    Valentino Martone

    as Link Larkin

    Valentino is in 9th grade at Palm Harbor University High School. He is 14yrs old and was born in Ashburn, VA. This is his 4th year at TBPAA. His previous credits include: Alice in Wonderland JR (Tweedle Dum), Wizard of Oz JR (Oz Doorman,Apple Tree, Ensemble)-TBPAA. Alice in Wonderland JR (Tweedle Dum)- The Stars of Tomorrow, Redlands, California. PeterPan (Flint)-Town Theatre, Columbia, South Carolina. Valentino has taken voice, piano, guitar and drum lessons. In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies and playing the piano.

  • Jelissa Matos head shot

    Jelissa Matos

    as S. J. Stubbs, Inez, Synamite, Ensemble


    Jelissa is 11-years-old and is a 6th grader at Tarpon Springs Middle Cambridge Conservatory for Academics & the Arts. This is her 3rd year at TBPAA. . Her TBPAA credits include Encore Seniors 2019 & 2020 Willy Wonka (Agustus Glopp), and Christmas Caroll (Multiple roles) , Jelissa is also in Private vocal lessons. Other credits Songs: Burn from Hamilton. In her spare time, she enjoys cosplay, anime, and reading.

  • Brianna Uhl head shot

    Brianna Uhl

    as Motormouth Maybelle, Dynamite, Ensemble

    Brianna is 13-years-old and a 7th grader at Carwise Middle School. Her previous credits include: Frozen Jr (Weselton, Snow Chorus, Castle Staff), Peter Pan (Fawn), The Wizard of Oz (Tin Man), Annie (Pepper), Alice in Wonderland (Queen of Hearts), TBPAA Encore Troupe 2018-2020, and performances with Suncoast Academy of Dance & On Broadway Dance Company. Her other interests include: gymnastics, art, and skating.

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