Omaha Performing Arts (O-pa)

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Joan H. Squires, President
Primary Contact Name
Lee Turkovich, Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Main Address

1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE 68102
United States

What We Do

Omaha Performing Arts (O-pa) is the largest arts institution in Nebraska. Annually, O-pa hosts more than 550 events in its facilities and presents world-renowned artists and productions in jazz, dance, touring Broadway, world music, family, speakers and more. O-pa’s three venues, the Holland Performing Arts Center, Orpheum Theater, and Steelhouse Omaha, consistently rank among the top venues in the country and world. With a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA), the organization strives to reach all parts of the community. O-pa's extensive education and engagement activities reach students from across the state of Nebraska and beyond. Ticket Omaha is O-pa's official ticket retailer.

Interesting Info
  • In the last 18 years, more than 5 million people have attended our events. We've reached approximately 875,000 people statewide through our education programs.
  • We generate a $61 million annual economic impact, with almost 50% of our visitors coming from outside Douglas County.
  • We strive to be a vibrant destination for extraordinary experiences that engage, inspire and connect.
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Programs
Duration of 1 hour

Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration at the Holland Center
Las Cafeteras performing at Holland Music Club
Nebraska High School Theater Academy
Voices AMPLIFIED! Season finale
master class
Students at the Holland Center
Students singing