The Platt Student Performing Arts House offers a supportive programmatic home for creative exploration and expression. We advise and train students pursuing their extra-curricular passions for the performing arts and those preparing for a career in the arts.  The Platt Student Performing Arts House is named for 1979 graduates Marc E. and Julie Beren Platt.

Home to Student Performing & Visual Arts Groups and More!

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    Performing Arts Groups

    Platt House is home to The Performing Arts Council, an umbrella organizations for 45+ student-run comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, and music organizations staging about 100 events each year. 

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    Visual Arts Groups 

    Platt House advises a handful of visual arts groups including the Penn Art Club, Penn Art Appreciation Society, and Women in Art Initative.   


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    The Shop

    The PAC Shop is the place all scenery, lights, and costumes are created for the student performing arts community at Penn.  Learn, practice, and hone your skills in design and stagecraft, stage managements, and more!

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    Engage, Give Back, & Learn

    The Greater Philadelphia Area is alive with the arts, as is Penn's campus.  Platt House works to make arts engagement easily accessible for students through campus engagement, service to the community, and learning opportunities.