One World’s Mission Statement

In 1993 One World was founded with a vision to promote peace and unity through sharing music and other art forms from around the globe.

With this vision in mind, One World’s mission is to provide forums for world-class performers and local professionals to share their artistry; to educate and inspire youth and adults of all backgrounds with innovative cultural arts performances and workshops; and to build community by embracing the diversity of art forms, traditions and cultures from around the world.

We work to fulfill our mission through two primary initiatives. First, we present a diverse set of world-class touring and local artists to the Austin community. Second, we provide arts education for Austin’s youth. In this second initiative, we emphasize opportunities for historically underserved youth to experience masterful, culturally diverse artistry through a variety of outreach programs.

These outreach programs include: * booking multi-cultural artists in Austin schools * providing a summer camp including scholarships to military families * presenting theatrical, music and dance performances at One World Theatre for youth and families through public performances and school field trips * providing scholarships to Berklee College of Music

All programs include scholarship & free ticket opportunities to extend our reach into the community.  Learn more about our Outreach Programs here.

Join our One World family – become a member & receive great benefits while supporting these programs! Your contribution ensures continuation of our intimate theatre performances as well as our innovative arts-in-education programs.


"It doesn’t matter what country you come from, what color your skin is or what religion you have, we’re all part of One World." – Hartt Stearns

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