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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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Alysha Umphress
Artist in Residence

ALYSHA UMPHRESS is currently appearing in the brand new musical “Scotland, PA” at the Roundabout Theatre Company. Umphress made a splash on Broadway as the man hungry cab driver, Hildy in the recent revival of “On the Town”. A San Francisco native and graduate of the Ruth Asawa School Of the Arts, Umphress made her broadway debut in Green Day’s “American Idiot” and has also appeared on Broadway in “On a clear day you can see forever” with Harry Connick jr. and Jessie Mueller, “Priscilla Queen Of the Desert”, and “Bring it On!”.

Nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the NYC revival of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”, Alysha also recently played the role of Ruth Sherwood in “Wonderful Town” with the London Symphony Orchestra, which was recorded on the LSO label and available on iTunes.

Alysha originated the role of Cee Cee Bloom in the world premiere of “Beaches” the musical at the Signature Theatre earning her a Helen Hayes nomination for Best Leading Actress in a musical.

Television credits include “Law and Order SVU”, “Nurse Jackie”, “Royal Pains” and “The Climb”. Alysha can now be seen as Murphy in Netflix’s “Bonding” and as Zoe in the Olay Musical campaign.

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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.