Workplace Campaign Video Assets


UPAF Campaign Video (1:06)

UPAF Community Impact Program Video (2:22)

Artist Profiles

Thank You Videos

UPAF Member Group Performance and Testimonial Videos

Short Videos about the Impact of the Arts

Celebrity Testimonial - Audra McDonald

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UPAF Member Group Performance and Testimonial Videos

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First Stage

First Stage’s Young Company – Utah Shakespeare Festival (Short - 2:59, Medium - 4:11, Long - 11:12 Versions)

The Director of First Stage’s Young Company, Matt Daniels, provides an overview of the group’s experience at the annual Utah Shakespeare Festival High School Competition, followed by performance excerpts from the ensemble piece which explores the themes of flattery, deceit, and consequences.

Short Version - 2:59

Medium Version - 4:11

Long Version - 11:12


Student Testimonial and Performance (7:53)

Young performers Michael Loomans and Bryn Dresslhuys share how First Stage has impacted them followed by a performance of the song “Light” from the musical Next to Normal.


Florentine Opera 

Roméo et Juliette 3:18

Excerpts from Florentine’s Roméo et Juliette, sung in French, performed October 14-16, 2022 at Uihlein Hall at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.


Ah! Lève toi solieil - Roméo et Juliette (4:10)

An aria, Ah! Lève toi solieil from Roméo et Juliette, sung in French, performed October 14-16, 2022 at Uihlein Hall at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.


Florentine Photo Collage, Featuring Immortal Girlfriend

A collage of video and pictures from recent performances, featuring Votre Toast (Toreador Song) from Carmen Remix created by Immortal Girlfriend. Carmen Remix is part of the concert, Covers, a collaboration by Florentine Opera and Immortal Girlfriend,  performed at the Cooperage in February 2023.


Milwaukee Ballet 

A Season of Inspiration (4:28)

 An overview of the 2021/22 Milwaukee Ballet season, including performance excerpts from Connect, the Nutcracker, Genesis, Push and Beauty and the Beast.


Behind the Scenes at the Costume Shop (2:49)

Milwaukee Ballet Costume Manager gives a behind the scenes look at the costume shop.


Dancer Testimonials (3:01)

Two Milwaukee Ballet Company dancers share their experiences as artists in our community.


Testimonial from Ballet Academy Student (2:10)

Hear from Ballet Academy student Lindsey Crivello.


Milwaukee Rep  

Backstage Tour (4:53)

Go behind the scenes on a backstage tour of the Milwaukee Rep!


Performance Excerpt - A Christmas Carol (2:24)

An excerpt from A Christmas Carol


Time Lapse Load In (0:36 seconds)

See a time lapse load in of the production of A Christmas Carol in the Pabst Theatre.


Reading Residency Program Overview 

Learn about the Milwaukee Rep’s Reading Residency Program, where local students receiving reading lessons in the context of one of the Rep’s mainstage productions.  


Performance by Milwaukee Rep Artists 

Enjoy a beautiful performance of “Wheels of a Dream” from the musical RAGTIME, performed by countless Rep artists.  


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 

Performance at Bradley Symphony Center (2:08)

MSO performance at Bradley Symphony Center


Performance Excerpt - De Falla (1:37)

MSO performs excerpt from De Falla


Skylight Music Theatre 

Composition of KidsWrites Songs (3:07)

Artist Christie-Chilies Twillie shares what is was like to compose music for Skylight’s outreach program KidsWrites followed by a performance of that song by KidsWrites cast member Joey Chelius.


KidsWrites Overview and Performance (3:59)

Skylight Education Manager Amanda Rosmann gives an overview of their KidsWrites, followed by a performance of a student written song.



Bel Canto Chorus

Joyful, Joyful (3:53)

Description: Bel Canto Chorus performs Joyful, Joyful, featuring Soprano soloist, Alesia Miller and directed by long-standing Artistic Director, Richard Hynson.


Black Arts MKE

About Black Arts MKE (1:36)

Overview of Black Arts MKE.



Danceworks 2022 Performance Reel (3:18)

A compilation of performance excerpts from by Danceworks Performance MKE, Danceworks Youth Performance Company, Rhythmworks, and Danceworks Mad Hot Rhythm.


Milwaukee Chamber Theatre 

Kellan "KLASSIK” Abston in Where Did We Sit on the Bus? (1:03)

Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, by Brian Quijada with original music by KLASSIK. Presented by Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.


Actor Testimonial - DiMonte Henning (3:43) 

Hear about the importance of the performing arts from actor DiMonte Henning while enjoying excerpts of his performances at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.  


Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

MYSO Chamber Orchestra: Chanson de Matin, Op. 15, No. 2 (3:09)

MYSO’s Chamber Orchestra performs Chanson de Matin, Op. 15, No. 2 by Edward Elgar, directed by Artistic Director, Carter Simmons.


MYSO Senior Symphony: The Wreckers Overture (3:00)

Description: MYSO’s Senior Symphony performs The Wreckers Overture by Ethyl Smyth, directed by Artistic Director, Carter Simmons.


Next Act 

It’s Thanks to YOU(PAF) - (3:07)

Next Act Theatre’s new Artistic Director, Cody Estle, provides an overview of the organization’s performance and education programming, led for more than 32 years by recently retired Artistic Director, David Cecsarini. Estle shares his vision of how he will sustain and build on Next Act’s mission.


Present Music 

Present Music: Re(new)al - (3:02)

Excerpts of Present Music's performance of Viet Cuong's dynamic "Re(new)al", performed at the Milwaukee Art Museum on March 10th, 2022


Present Music & UPAF (2:15)

Present Music Co-Artistic Director Eric Segnitz speaks about Present Music’s mission and the history of their collaboration with UPAF


Co-Artistic Director Testimonial - David Bloom (2:36) 

Hear from Present Music Co-Artistic Director David Bloom about what a gift to UPAF does to support Present Music as well as enjoy a performance from their ensemble.                                


Renaissance Theaterworks

Performance of Old Milwaukee by Frogwater (3:24)

Enjoy a performance of “Old Milwaukee” by acoustic duo Frogwater, representing Renaissance Theaterworks.




Darby’s Dancers

Program Overview (3:22)

Learn more about Darby's Dancers, a nonprofit organization that serves children with special needs develop a love for dance.


Forte Theatre Company

Testimonial by Youth Actor Layla Katers (4:02)


Kids From Wisconsin

Overview of MKE Urban Residencies (2:18)

Hear an overview of Kids from Wisconsin's MKE Urban Residencies.


Latino Strings  

Student Testimonials (6:20)

1:21 student testimonial #1, 4:22 student testimonial #2 interspersed with performance video of Latino Strings performing at the Milwaukee Art Musuem  



Program Overview (7:09)


Sunset Playhouse

Student Testimonial and ASL Performance (7:09)

Renee Harris student of Sunset Playhouses educational program shares about her experiences with Sunset Playhouse followed by an ASL performance of “I See Stars” from Mean Girls the Musical.



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