Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA, at 16th and Broadway, near the Power & Light District, the Sprint Center and the Crossroads Arts District. Its construction was a major part of the ongoing redevelopment of downtown Kansas City.

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Annual Budget
June 2018
+3% Growth
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.since the Opening, the Kauffman Center, in Collaboration With Its Resident Companies


The kansas city ballet, kansas city symphony, and lyric opera of kansas city, along with numerous other community arts organizations, have continued to experience strong attendance for their performances held at the kauffman center. Its diverse programming has shined a spotlight on kansas city's own vibrant arts community and attracted national talent from all genres.our 2018 programming may have been the most wide-ranged and diverse line-up of artists since the center's doors were opened in 2011. With new audiences brought to our venue by performing arts experiences ranging from the magic of penn & teller to the shock rock of alice cooper, it was another successful year for the kauffman center, including:-412 on-stage performances and special events in fiscal 2018, an all-time high!-471,167 patrons attended performances and events in fiscal 2018!our open doors community outreach programming also had great success including:-45,724 youth attended student matinees in fiscal 2018, an all-time high! the total since grand opening is now more than 290,000, over half of which were brought to the center with financial support from our open doors transportation fund.-over 700 youth from nearly 30 community arts organizations performed on stage during the 5th annual future stages festival for over 5,000 friends, family and supporters in attendance.-almost 800 community tickets were provided to non-profit organizations in our community for distribution to youth and families that might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience world-class performing arts.kauffman center's commitment to serving everyone in the community is evident from the wide range of free or low-cost programming. Including offering low-cost school matinees and the popular national geographic series-part of kauffman center presents.


Julia Irene Kauffman Board Chair
Shirley Helzberg Treasurer
Kenneth Dworak Secretary
David Lady Vice Chair
Louis Smith Board Member
Peggy Dunn Board Member
Janice Kreamer Board Member
Paul J. Schofer Ceo, President
Patrick Donnelly Senior Director of Theater Operat
William Miller VP of Operations
Lisa Voss Director of Sales - Special Events
Janet Mark Vice President of Development
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