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 37th Annual UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, will be Sunday, June 3, 2018. 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.

Aug 15

SOUVENIR Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep – Sept 8

August 15, 2017 [Milwaukee] - Milwaukee Repertory Theater  begins the 2017/18 Season with

Aug 14

Wild Space Offers Living Dioramas in “Artifacts”

Milwaukee, WI  (August 9, 2017)… This September discover the grit and character of Milwaukee in the living dioramas of Artifacts, Wild Spa

Jul 31

Next Act Theatre will open the 2017-18 season with the Milwaukee Premiere of “Silent Sky”

Next Act Theatre will open the 2017-18 season with the Milwaukee Premiere of SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson, a celestial romance a

Jul 27

Cast Announced for Four Milwaukee Repertory Theater Productions

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER’S SOUVENIR, THE WHO &

Jul 24

Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s One Day Sale for ‘A Christmas Carol’ Breaks Box Office Record

MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL ON-SALE BREAKS BOX OFFICE RECORD

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