Over the last two years, United Arts has focused on engaging and encouraging our local cultural sector to consider broadening their outreach into more diverse and underserved communities, to reach a wider audience, and to increase the potential to attract new subscribers and donors. Duke Energy has been a strong United Arts partner; first by supporting a series of workshops focused on “marketing to diverse communities” and then by forming a pool of funding dedicated to supporting cultural groups that wish to create programming that appeals to diverse audiences. Here are some results of the exciting and unique new programming that the Duke Energy funding has made possible, through United Arts.
In dance news, now through May 2017 the Orlando Ballet is providing “Proyecto Somos Orlando” at Osceola Arts in Kissimmee and at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando a series of community engagement programs with the goal of developing deep, long-term connections with the Central Florida Latino population.
To read the full article, pick up a copy of the May/June 2017 issue of ONYX.