Meet Our Philadelphia Partners
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Philadelphia Center City
237 South Broad Street
Expect a warm welcome and outstanding service at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, a top choice in Philadelphia hotels. Located on the Avenue of the Arts and nine miles from Philadelphia International Airport, our comfortable hotel provides views of the Delaware River and downtown Philadelphia. Be impressed by the stunning four-story glass atrium. Experience the best of Philadelphia hotels in a spacious DoubleTree guest room with high-speed internet access. Two-room suites offer twice the space of standard guest rooms and Executive Floor rooms include complimentary continental breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. Unwind in the complimentary fitness center, rooftop atrium pool and sundeck.
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, The Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater.
The University of the Arts
320 South Broad Street
UArts is at the heart of everything artistic and cultural in Philly. Within walking distance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and hundreds of visual and performing arts venues, their Avenue of the Arts address offers major perks. No arts school in Philadelphia offers more galleries and performance spaces than the University of the Arts. From our award-winning Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery to Gallery One, Philadelphia’s only student-run gallery, to our 21 performance venues, UArts has the widest range of spaces to showcase students, outstanding visiting artists and more.
Established in 1876, the university was formed by the merging of two century-old institutions: Philadelphia College of Art and Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts. After being granted university status in 1987, the University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. Innovative education for 140 years.
Philadelphia Theatre Company
480 South Broad Street
Philadelphia Theatre Company has long held the contemporary American playwright at the core of its mission. Founded in 1974 as The Philadelphia Company by Robert Hedley and Jean Harrison, Philadelphia Theatre Company was the first of our city’s ambitious young performing arts companies to produce bold new work, while inviting audiences to participate in the development process. Under the direction of Sara Garonzik from 1982-2017, and now under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company has introduced more than 140 new plays and musicals to audiences in Philadelphia, New York, and around the country, establishing the Company’s national reputation for artistic quality, risk-taking and diverse programming.
PTC's home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre serves as an anchor for Philadelphia’s vibrant and expanding arts district. The state-of-the-art Theater is conveniently accessible by all modes of transportation.
Philadelphia Film Society
1412 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia Film Society is a member-supported nonprofit arts organization that creates opportunities for diverse communities to experience film through initiatives that inspire, educate, challenge, and entertain. PFS is the region’s foremost resource for film presentation and education, and is committed to presenting film as a transformative and powerful medium for artistic expression and a catalyst for strengthening community. As the producer of the Philadelphia Film Festival and creative force behind the Philadelphia Film Center and PFS Roxy Theaters, PFS raises awareness of film as an important art form in Philadelphia, and serves as a vital piece of the city’s arts and culture community.
Plays & Players Theatre
1714 Delancey Place
Plays & Players Theatre is one of the oldest theaters in continuous use in the United States. It was designed and constructed in 1912 by famed Philadelphia architect Amos W. Barnes. Beginning as The Little Theatre, it has also been known as the Delancey Street Theatre (1920) and The Philadelphia Theatre before being known as Plays & Players Theatre.
Once an exclusive club, Plays & Players has grown over the years into a professional theatre devoted to supporting established and emerging local artists in practicing and performing their craft. A historic company existing in a vibrant modern arts scene, Plays & Players continues to change and grow with the times while always keeping an eye on its rich and powerful past.