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Educational Programming

The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Duke Energy Center for the Arts- Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, Florida, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts Educational Performance Series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.


The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is the fundraising vehicle for all activities at The Mahaffey Theater including education, community outreach, and programming. The Class Acts program is the cornerstone of the education component for our fundraising efforts. Class Acts strives to deepen arts knowledge, invigorate social service themes, integrate and enhance the curriculum and offer professional development in various arts disciplines.


For more information on becoming a member of our foundation or sponsorship opportunities please email us at

Entertain | Engage | Educate
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Class Acts is funded fully by Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts

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