Uproar PR chosen as reference agency for Orlando’s Coveted
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Uproar PR, an award-winning global PR agency providing media relations, digital and influencer services, today announces the addition of Dr. Phillips world-renowned Center for the Performing Arts to its portfolio of clients. The $613 million venue serves as a cultural hub for the greater Central Florida community with its touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedians, educational programs, philanthropic mission and more.
Uproar will leverage its national media relations expertise and place executive thought leadership at the forefront of its campaign strategy to increase national brand awareness. It will leverage influencer marketing to collaborate with relevant influencers to develop compelling content that engages with target audiences, facilitates lead generation and converts ticket sales.
“We are thrilled to round out our internal communications team with the addition of Uproar PR,” said Kathy Ramsberger, CEO and President of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. “We are on the heels of a successful season with the completion of the original building design, the opening of Steinmetz Hall and the onboarding of new management, and we look forward to leveraging Uproar’s expertise PR to elevate our brand nationally as we head into the next phase of our journey.
Opened to the public in late 2014, the impressive performing arts center is one of only 36 venues like it around the world. The venue, with three main theaters – Alexis & Jim Pugh Theatre, Walt Disney Theater and Steinmetz Hall – is expected to host 500 shows and 400 events in 2023. It transformed the arts center’s accessibility when COVID hit and launched the Frontyard Festival ™, where over 100,000 people gathered to watch live performances in a safe outdoor setting at a time when people needed entertainment and community more than ever.
“When we opened our doors in 2014, we laid down our roots in Orlando and those ties to our community remain strong to this day,” said Catriona Harris, CEO of Uproar PR. “The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a key player in the downtown landscape and the Central Florida arts and entertainment community. We are delighted to join them as an extension of their team to share their many stories and successes with the media through our national public relations campaigns.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is now part of Uproar’s central practice group in Orlando, along with the Orlando Economic Partnership, the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission.
About Uproar PR
Uproar PR is an award-winning, full-service agency that delivers industry-leading results to drive sales and educate clients. With service offerings in media relations, social media, thought leadership and influencer marketing, Uproar PR continually places its clients at the forefront of national and industry trends. Prior to COVID-19, Uproar had a team of 50 people across three offices in Orlando, Chicago, and Annapolis. Adapting to the needs and demands of her team and the new environment, she now has a team of over 60 full-time employees across 14 states. The PR agency works with a wide range of clients in technology, lifestyle, consumer and professional services. Dedicated to quality results and a best-in-class company culture, Uproar PR has been recognized on the Entrepreneur’s list of Best Company Cultures, as a winner of the Gold Stevie Award, one of the best companies in Florida Trend to Work For, ChicagoInno’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, and Platinum Hermes Creative Awards winner. For more information, visit www.uproarpr.com.
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in downtown Orlando. The 698,312-square-foot hall features three theaters: the 2,711-seat Walt Disney Theater, an amplified theater used for touring Broadway shows, concerts, and other performances, as well as private events; the 296 seats Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater, a community theater ideal for regional arts groups; and the new 1,464-1,770 seats Steinmetz Hall, which transforms in form, seating and sound to accommodate a variety of art forms and events. Moreover, the Advent Health School of Arts offers semester courses, summer camps and pre-professional productions; and spaces like DeVos Family Room and Roof terrace are popular for weddings and other large private or corporate events. In front, the 3-acre lawn includes Place des Arts Seneff, where the community enjoyed live entertainment during the pandemic at the arts center’s Frontyard Festival™, supported by AdventHealth. Opening in the fall of 2022, a dynamic music room called Judson’s will offer cabaret-style seating for intimate live entertainment. The Dr. Phillips Center is supported by the City of Orlando, Orange County, City of Winter Park, State of Florida, and generous donors and sponsors.