Unlock Inspiration

A Fundraiser for Starting Arts

Join us as we Unlock Inspiration for the amazing work Starting Arts is doing in the community. Help us unlock the potential of our students to create, inspire and share joy as we build the bright, well rounded leaders of tomorrow.

Guests will enjoy delicious bites and hosted bar, welcomed by colorful characters from your favorite Broadway shows. Live dioramas–perfect for selfies–await just before an exciting theater cabaret production featuring top Bay Area performers. There will be special guest performances by Tony Award Winner- Anthony Crivello. Mr. Crivello is a Broadway legend! He played Che in the original Broadway cast of Evita, Phantom in the Las Vegas production of Phantom of the Opera, Javert in Les Miserables (original Broadway cast), and WON a Tony Award for best actor in Kiss of the Spider Woman! Most recently, Mr. Crivello performed in Into the Woods at the Hollywood Bowl opposite Sutton Foster and a host of other stars.

So come be entertained, learn of our important mission to bring high quality arts education to our K-12 students throughout the Bay Area and help us UNLOCK INSPIRATION.

About Starting Arts

Starting Arts provides hands-on arts education in 4 disciplines (dance, music, theatre and visual arts) in classes taught by skilled professional artists eager to share their expert knowledge and passion with students. Starting Arts, which began in 2000 at one elementary school in Santa Clara, has now served over 125 schools in the Bay Area, 40% are Title 1 schools.