Imperial Arts is engaged in outreach to surrounding communities in the Greater Fort Bend and Houston areas, including Sugar Land, Houston, and Kingwood.
Imperial Arts opened the Center for the Arts in Historic Downtown Rosenberg, bringing top quality performing and visual arts to West Fort Bend audiences, including partnerships with the Houston Symphony, Houston Chamber Choir, Bayou City Concert Musicals, and an expansion of The Imperial Gallery, Imperial Arts Academy, and a new film series.
A small group of Fort Bend residents met to discuss founding a professional performing arts organization that would provide unique opportunities for local artists and audiences.
Imperial Performing Arts, Inc. was established as a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation that would produce the full range of professional performance art: opera, theatre, symphony, ballet, community and volunteer performances, and arts education.
Imperial Performing Arts launched the first three of its major arts initiatives – Sugar Land Opera, Imperial Arts Academy, and Sugar Land Choral Society. Arts education initiatives and activities were expanded to include interactive performances for public schools, audition clinics at Universities, and intensive workshops for young professional artists.
The Imperial Theatre in Sugar Land town Square opened for the 2010-2011 season, launching Sugar Land Theatre and Imperial Concert Series, continuing activity in Sugar Land Opera and Sugar Land Choral Society, and expanding offerings through the Imperial Arts Academy.
Imperial Fine Arts Council was established by co-founding member organizations Imperial Performing Arts and Missouri City Ballet. Imperial Fine Arts Council manages visual arts activity in The Imperial Gallery and the community performance initiative, Imperial LIVE!