733 Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 (Union Avenue Christian Church)
The mission of Union Avenue Opera is to provide professional opportunities for gifted, emerging artists and to offer vibrant and affordable opera experiences in original languages to audiences that reflect the breadth and diversity of the St. Louis region. Believing that the arts are vital to the health and reputation of a community, Union Avenue Opera is committed to its urban setting, educational outreach, and artistic integrity.
Since 2005, Upstream has introduced St. Louis audiences to new plays from places as far-flung as Argentina and Australia, as well as innovative stagings of classics. Two-thirds of its shows have been U.S. premieres, and all are chosen for local impact.