James Baker

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 Incarranged 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.  

Audrey Hepburn

​​Special Events

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 CollegeWorld 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:

  • Celebrity Appearances have included Helen Hayes, Jose Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Julio Iglesias, Mickey Rooney and others.
  • AsiaFest  was created with the support of Ambassadors and Government Officials from ten Asian Nations; and brought over 350 performers to the United States, showcasing each nation's artistry and culture.  AsiaFest also included a Business Consortium which bridged US business and the participating nations' Ministers of Commerce. The AsiaFest Business Consortium and its participating delegations successfully fostered international business relationships.  President Regan praised the Festival as "a breakthrough event uniting Asia and America."
  • The International Youth Games  was hosted by the Houston Parks and Recreations Department with Artistic Direction by World Performances Inc.
  • The Houston International Festival - Sponsorship and Mayor's Gala.
  • The Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Spectacular  was supported by WPI artistic and operational talents during its tour of North America


Charitable Events:
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.

​Mickey Rooney