Omaha Performing Arts is dedicated to creating a vibrant arts and entertainment experience in Omaha and the region. We have had more than 4 million visitors to our venues in the past 13 years. Since our inception, Omaha Performing Arts has grown to become the largest arts institution in Nebraska, dedicated to the mission to present the highest level of performing arts – the best of touring artists and productions in jazz, dance, Broadway, blues, speakers, family and popular performers at the Orpheum Theater, Holland Performing Arts Center and beyond.
Our mission also includes a broad range of education and community engagement activities that reach a wide and diverse audience across the entire state. More than 300,000 students have participated in our Education and Community Engagement programs such as student matinees, master classes, Disney Musicals in Schools, Carnegie Hall’s Musical Explorers, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s WeBop® and the Nebraska High School Theater Academy. Omaha Performing Arts provides an almost $48 million annual impact on the local economy. – less