We are an umbrella nonprofit organization that raises funds to support 14 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.
Support the Arts! UPAF silent auction bidding is fun & easy—no black tie required, just your smartphone or laptop! Bid on exciting items & packages Wednesday, February 20, at 8:00 a.m. – Tuesday, March 5, at 1:00 p.m. Items will be award to the highest bidder.
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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 and support the performing arts. Click here to access the Ambassador Prop Shop for tools to use for your campaign!
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.
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.
Find out all the latest news about UPAF, our Member Groups and all the performing arts happenings in Southeastern Wisconsin.
-The Power of Poetry: FORGE Workshops inspired by LOCOMOTION receives grant- Mil
RACINE, WI | February 14, 2019 The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the top finishers in our annual Young Artists’ Competition. H
Valentine Day Announcement for Musical Running May 17 – June 9 Milwaukee, Wis.
Featuring Richard Danielpour’s ‘An American Requiem,’ accompanied by 69-piece orchestra
MILWAUKEE, Wis.—February 11, 2019—The Florentine Opera Company’s March production of The Coronation of Poppea by Cla
Milwaukee, Wis. (Feb. 5, 2019) — Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre’s 2019-2020 season, which wil
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