As the focal point of performing arts activity in South Florida, Carnival Center for the Performing Arts serves as a showcase for the finest in established and developing cultural programs. The Center is the foundation on which resident organizations build their programs and extend their reach. The Center serves as both a showcase and laboratory, providing first class accessible facilities for smaller, emerging and developing organizations as well as resident companies. It provides audiences with opportunities to share South Florida's many cultures, offering insights and understanding. As an educational resource, the Center broadens the horizons of our children and enhances our quality of life by offering a full range of cultural and learning experiences.