A Dream Realized.

An ambitious actress and dancer, Patricia Merritt Whatley, takes readers on a journey from her childhood in Sanford, Florida, to the launch and great success of the Tajiri School of Performing Arts and Academics.


Patricia Whatley's encouraging and frank look inside her life will delight readers.  From the Outhouse to the Little Red School House tells the story of a woman realizing a dream that started on childhood trips to New York City with her mother.

A book for anyone who has a dream and wonders how it could possibly come to pass...Patricia shows a dreamer what a having a village means and how a life of helping others is intended to go beyond our individual houses.

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