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.

Mar 23

“Jane Eyre” Begins Performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater April 25-May 21

CONTACT: Frances White, Director of Media Relations 414-290-5362 or fwhite@milwaukeerep.c

Mar 20

Present Music brings museum exhibits to life musically with exploratory concert on April 29

CONTACT: Kristina Mousseau, Marketing Director kmousseau@presentmusic.org, 414-271

Mar 16

Milwaukee Chamber Theater Presents “Christmas in Babylon” by James DeVita Mar. 20

It's "Christmas" all over again! Join us on Monday, March 20 

Mar 15

Next Act Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of BLOOMSDAY April 6-30

Next Act Theatre will close the 2016-17 season with the Milwaukee Premiere of BLOOMSDAY by Steven Dietz, an Irish-centric love story that revisits the

Mar 15

On Milwaukee’s Dave Begel Writes “UPAF 50th fund drive: A look at the Milwaukee Children’s Choir”

https://onmilwaukee.com/myOMC/authors/davebegel/upafchildrenschoir.h

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