World Performances Inc.
Artists' Heart - included over 30 Variety Acts in a fund raising effort dedicated to Japan and United States disaster relief. All the performers and administrative personnel were from Houston's diverse cultural backgrounds. All performers donated their time and talent so that 100% of the funds raised were given to the Japan and US Red Cross agencies.
Houston Community College& World Performances Inc.initiated the first HCC Chinese Film Festival in 2013 and then in 2014 to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The films were offered free to the public. The two day Festival showcased a variety of critically acclaimed Chinese Films, along with pre-and-after movie discussions of the films with Dr. Carolyn Bloomer, Cultural Anthropologist, with expertise in Chinese Cinema.
Special Events include:
Performing arts programs solely produced by World Performances Inc. have often provided complementary or discounted tickets to charitable organizations and the underserved, as well as numbers of students for their expanded educational opportunities and enjoyment.
The World Performances Inc. principals have years of experience producing Theatrical Productions and Special Events working with nonprofit organizations including UNICEF, Stages Foundation for the Performing Arts, Express Theatre, The Players Theatre, along with City Parks and Recreation Departments. Noted productions have included AsiaFest and the Houston International Festival among others.
Recent Heart-felt Charitable Events include:
The renowned Lily Choir - The renownedLily Choir has performed throughout Asia and Europe. After World Performances Inc. arranged their successful performances at The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. and The Dicapo Opera Theatre of New York City. World Performances Inc. arranged Lily Choir's free public performances in Houston. Performances took place at the Houston International Trade Center, Alief Taylor High School and Miller Outdoor Theatre. All of their performances in Houston received standing ovations. The Lily Choir visit to Alief Taylor High School was the most memorable because of the heart-to-heart communication between the students from two different nations and cultures.