Our diverse collection of performance spaces play host to a variety of must-see shows, from intimate student productions to award-winning dance troupes, traveling theater productions and world-class musicians.
All in-person campus events and programs will be suspended until further notice. In light of the recent CDC guidance to reduce community spread of the novel coronavirus, all in-person UArts events and programs will be postponed, canceled or moved to a virtual format.
The Ellen and Ronald Caplan Center for the Performing Arts
Located on the 17th and 18th floors of the Terra Building, The Ellen and Ronald Caplan Center for Performing Arts includes the Caplan Recital Hall and the black box Caplan Studio Theater.
Centrally located on the Avenue of the Arts, the historic Merriam functions as the hub of the University's School of Music and hosts UArts theater and dance performances. This facility is owned by the Kimmel Center.
Philadelphia Art Alliance
The Philadelphia Art Alliance merged with the University in 2018 and is regarded as one of the first multidisciplinary art spaces in the United States. The University shares in this history with innovative performances for the next generation.