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GOPAR

  • Central Florida has many employees in the theme park and performing arts sector. And sometimes, circumstances beyond their control – like a hurricane or a pandemic – hit them hard, if event venues close and audiences stay home. Greater Orlando Performing Arts Relief, or GOPAR for short, is ready to help.
  • Central Florida has many employees in the theme park and performing arts sector. And sometimes, circumstances beyond their control – like a hurricane or a pandemic – hit them hard, if event venues close and audiences stay home. Greater Orlando Performing Arts Relief, or GOPAR for short, is ready to help.
  • Central Florida's artistic community has been hit hard by the pandemic recession as theater doors stay closed to audiences and theme parks pare down on live entertainment. Many performing artists have found themselves out of work and struggling to pay bills, hamstrung by a state unemployment system they feel is ill-equipped to understand a performer's "gig worker" status. So, leaders in Orlando's artistic community have stepped in to help fill the need with the newly-formed GOPAR, which stands for Greater Orlando Performing Arts Relief.