Hairspray Thursday - June 03 - June 04, 2020

Tampa Bay Performing Arts Academy

 Who's Who 

  • AnnaSofia Melchiorre head shot

    AnnaSofia Melchiorre

    as Prudy Pingleton, Dynamite, Ensemble

    AnaSofia is 12-years-old and is in the 7th grade at Plato Academy.   This is her first TBPAA performance. She has been involved in acting since she was four years old and has been cast in several commercials and print materials. AnaSofia also performed in Moana at Ruth Eckerd Hall in the youth summer program.  In her free time she enjoys sewing, singing, painting, and taking care of her pigs in her backyard farm. 

  • Alex Schell head shot

    Alex Schell

    as Wilbur Turnblad, Brad, Ensemble

    Alex Schell is a 13 year old eighth grader attending Espiritu Santo School. This is Alex’s first production with TBPAA. He has been participated in various school drama productions.

  • Taylor Reiter head shot

    Taylor Reiter

    as Principal, Madam, Dynamite, Ensemble

    Taylor is 10 yr old and is in the 4th grade. This is her fifth year at TBPAA. Her Previous roles include: Alice in Wonderland JR (Small Alice), Seussical JR (Sour Kangaroo), Jungle Book KIDS (Kaa the Snake), and Cinderella KIDS (Gus the Mouse)

  • Na'tiery Cherry head shot

    Na'tiery Cherry

    as Little Sister of Inez

    Na’tiery Cherry is 10 yrs old and in the 4th grade. She is a new member of TBPAA. This is her very first stage performance. Na’tiery excels in many crafts and has a flair for helping her grandma with baking and an on-line jewelry business. She enjoys singing, dancing and gymnastics. Her absolute love of family, friends, and animals is apparent in her soft and kind smile. She hopes to continue at TBPAA and is excited to be part of this fun musical performance!


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