The Kauffman Center, home to resident organizations the Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Opera, Kansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming, embraces a variety of audiences with different tastes, interests and passions. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence.
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts’ vision is to enrich the lives of communities throughout the region, country and world by offering extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences.
The mission of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is to provide these extraordinary experiences through:
Showcase a variety of high quality programs through resident companies and community partnerships, as well as national and international artists and productions.
Create devoted constituents and enhance the satisfaction for all who come into the venue by:
- Providing a welcoming and accessible environment — from programs and parking to transactions and events
- Going the second mile to make the customer comfortable
- Exercising thorough and prompt follow-through and problem solving
- Serving each customer with dignity
Nurture love of the arts for present and future generations by:
- Promoting and developing creativity through programs, activities and live performances
- Facilitating a cultural environment
- Bridging gaps between the arts and the needs of individuals, families, organizations and communities