As a founding member of the Performing Arts Alliance
, OPERA America works with the performing arts field to advocate for the development of national policies that recognize and strengthen the contributions that the arts make to America. OPERA America members receive timely information on legislative developments and advocacy opportunities through OPERA America’s monthly e-newsletters, the Government Affairs listserv, e-mail updates and Action Alerts from the Performing Arts Alliance.
The Performing Arts Alliance is a national network comprising the professional, nonprofit performing arts and presenting fields. For 30 years, the Performing Arts Alliance has been the premiere advocate for America's professional nonprofit arts organizations, artists and their publics before the U.S. Congress and key policy makers. Through legislative and grassroots action, the Performing Arts Alliance advocates for national policies that recognize, enhance and foster the contributions the performing arts make to America.
- American Music Center
- Association of Performing Arts Presenters
- Chorus America
- Fractured Atlas
- League of American Orchestras
- National Alliance for Musical Theatre
- National Performance Network
- OPERA America
- Theatre Communications Group
Visit the Performing Arts Alliance website to communicate with members of Congress, access an Advocacy 101 Guide, read Rules on Inviting Members of Congress to Performances and Events, view the Congressional Voting Records and see Summaries of Current Legislative Issues.