Performance & Speaker Guides

Below you’ll find the available UPAF Cornerstone and Member Group options

for speakers and entertainment during your Workplace Giving Campaign.



First Stage
One of the nation’s most acclaimed children’s theaters, First Stage touches hearts, engages minds, and transforms lives by creating extraordinary theater experiences for young people and families through professional theater productions, unparalleled Theater Academy training, and dynamic Theater in Education programs.


Florentine Opera
The Florentine Opera Company produces a full range of operatic works reflecting the highest musical and theatrical standards and supports community and education programs that foster the current and next generation of opera audiences and practitioners. Bring a Florentine Studio Artist to fill your office with their incredible operatic talent.


Milwaukee Ballet
The Milwaukee Ballet creates a rich and diverse community through its inspiring dance performances, education, and community engagement. Grace the workplace with a group of elegant performers from the Ballet.


The Milwaukee Rep
The Rep produces over 600 performances annually of new and contemporary work, classics, and musical theater pieces plus a short-play festival showcasing its Emerging Professional Residents, which is one of the oldest and most respected Emerging Professional Residency programs in regional theater. Bring an EPR into to your workplace to share their impact stories and perform.


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Now in its 60th season, the MSO has risen to a position of national prominence through the dedication of its musicians and the support of the Greater Milwaukee community. Have world-class musicians perform and share stories behind their journey to master their art, as well as the history of their instruments.


Skylight Music Theatre
Skylight Music Theatre has established a reputation for broad and adventuresome repertoire, encompassing baroque opera, European operetta, Gilbert and Sullivan, Broadway musicals, contemporary chamber operas and original musical revues. Skylight performers will excite your workplace with a high energy performance from their current or past seasons.




Bel Canto Chorus
Celebrating its 88th season, Bel Canto Chorus is Southeastern Wisconsin’s oldest continually performing arts organization. Let the voices of Bel Canto fill your office with beautiful music!


Danceworks MKE, Inc.
Danceworks provides studio, performance and outreach experiences that enhance the cultural vitality of Milwaukee. Bring talented dancers to your company to energize the workplace.


Milwaukee Children’s Choir
Milwaukee Children’s Choir provides children, ages 5-18, with exceptional choral music education and performance experiences that foster creativity, personal expression, and social growth. Host an MCC group at your workplace to brighten up your office.


Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre produces intimate, high-quality, professional theatrical works of literary merit that engage and challenge the audience, while employing and nurturing principally local theatre artists. Bring a local artist to your workplace to tell their story and perform.


Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
MYSO has grown from one orchestra and 30 students to become the largest after-school youth orchestra in the country, and one of the most respected. They serve 7,000 students annually through more than 40 ensemble and supplemental training programs. Enrich your workplace with one of MYSO’s incredible ensembles.


Next Act
Stories work best when they involve individuals during a struggle or a quest. Experience how Next Act brings these personal stories to the stage through workshops, demonstrations and monologues.


Present Music
Present Music is Milwaukee’s internationally acclaimed new music ensemble. Celebrating 37 years of new music, Present Music commissions, performs, records and tours the music of living composers.


Renaissance Theaterworks
Renaissance Theaterworks creates moving theater that connects with our shared sense of being human. They are dedicated to promoting the work of women onstage and off. Listen to seasoned Renaissance performers or learn about the mission of the theater.



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