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The Smith Family Conservatory of the Arts

Welcome to The Smith Family Conservatory of the Arts, an exciting K-12 program designed to discover and cultivate the extraordinary God given talents of budding, young artists!

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Tess Soltau
Artist in Residence

TESS SOLTAU graduated from The King’s Academy in 2005 where she played numerous lead roles in the TKA Theatre Company.

Tess is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, with a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre.

Tess’s Broadway credits include, Far From Heaven (Playwrights Horizons), alongside Kelly O’Hara, The Addams Family, where she played the role of Wednesday, Into the Woods, where she starred as Rapunzel opposite Donna Murphy and Amy Adams, and most recently in Wicked, where she stunned audiences as the fabulous Glinda.

Her television credits include, True Detective, NCIS: New Orleans, The Good Fight, White Collar, Law and Order SVU. Tess was also featured in the film Paterno (HBO, dir. Barry Levinson), Love and Other Drugs (dir. Edward Zwick).

Tess is also the co-founder and co-owner of New York City’s puppy boutique, Hound and Tail.

About Us

Located on approximately 60 acres at the northeast corner of Belvedere Road and Sansbury's Way in Palm Beach County, Florida our campus consists of 16 buildings (Lower Elementary, Administration, Upper Elementary, High School Administration, High School Science, High School Education, M. Nelson Loveland Athletic Center, Elementary Music, Cafeteria, Rosemary Beaumont Library, Field House, Bus Garage/Maintenance, Events Center (completed in 2012), Full-Page Aquatic Center (completed in 2015), Page Family Center for Performing Arts (completed in 2017) and Boswell Science & Technology Center (completed in 2018) encompassing approximately 225,000 square feet. In 2015 we added Studio 70, a television broadcasting facility.