The United Performing Arts Fund

We are an umbrella nonprofit organization that raises funds to support 15 of Southeastern Wisconsin’s most prominent performing arts groups including First Stage, Florentine Opera Company, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Skylight Music Theatre.

Host a Workplace Giving Campaign!

A Workplace Giving Campaign is a company-sponsored fundraising drive where employees can contribute to UPAF, have a fun, rewarding way to increase employee engagement & support the performing arts in Southeastern Wisconsin.

UPAF 50th Anniversary Campaign

Help us celebrate 50 years of making our community a better place. Whether you are part of a Workplace Giving Campaign, raise pledges for the UPAF Ride for the Arts or make an individual gift, please give to UPAF today!

UPAF Ride for the Arts

The 36th Annual UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, will be Sunday, June 4, 2017. Ride registration is now open! Click here to register. Mark your calendars to sign up to ride or volunteer!

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Performance Calendar

2016-17 Season

Use our online Performance Calendar to find available dance, music and theater from UPAF Cornerstone Member Groups, Member Groups and Affiliates to create your special entertainment outing! You can sort by event or performance group type, as well as month, week and day.

Testimonials

The performing arts have a real and meaningful effect on the lives of thousands of people in Southeastern Wisconsin every year. Whether it’s a child finding her voice, an elderly man reconnecting with music or a mother watching her son come out of his shell, these stories show us just how important the arts are to our well-being.

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UPAF News

Find out all the latest news about UPAF, our Member Groups and all the performing arts happenings in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Jun 26

NEA Awards $12,000 to Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $12,000 Awarded to Milwaukee Youth S

Jun 19

Unprecedented Collaboration Brings International Bestseller Judy Moody to Stages Nationwide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Unprecedented Collaboration Brings International Bestseller Judy Moody to Stages Nationwi

Jun 19

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Director, Cast and One Day Sale for “Annie”

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Director, Cast and One Day Sale For Holiday 2017 Production of Beloved Broadway Mu

Jun 16
Jun 16

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Covers UPAF’s Record Breaking Finale

http://www.jsonline.com/story/entertainment/arts/2017/06/14/upaf-raises-record-total-more-than-12-2-million-local-performing-arts/395444001

Jun 06

MCT launches new branding initiative “Where Great Stories Come to Life”

MCT launches new branding initiative “Where Great Stories Come to Life” campaign restates company’s ongoing mission

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