Sign up for e-communications!
Fall 2017 Hours of Operation
- Sunday through Thursday: 10am - 12midnight
- Friday: 10am - 10pm (8pm if special event is taking place)
- Saturday: 10am - 8pm (6pm if special event is taking place)
Special hours of operation will be implemented during University-wide closures.
Laurie McCall, DirectorLaurie McCall has been working in the Division of University of Life at Penn since 1992 where she started as Assistant Director of New Student Orientation for the Department of Academic Support Programs. After starting a family in 1999, she remained on a part time basis to run the PennQuest Pre-Orientation Program. In 2007, she returned to full time to work for the Platt Student Performing Arts House and Pre-Orientation Programs. Her role expanded in 2013 as she took on the Director position. She holds a B.S. in Education from Kutztown University and a M.A. in Communication Studies from Bloomsburg University. Megan Edelman, Associate DirectorMegan Edelman has been a part of the University of Pennsylvania since 2007. As an undergraduate student, she worked for the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. After graduating, she joined the alumni development and alumni relations team for the Perelman School of Medicine and later served as the Rodin College House Coordiantor. Megan holds a BA in English Literature from Penn and is currently working on her Master's degree in Penn's College of Liberal and Professional Studies. In addition to serving the students of Penn, she is an actor and performance artist, and she enjoys applying her passion for the arts to her work each day.
Peter Whinnery, Technical SupervisorPeter Whinnery has been serving the technical needs of performing arts groups and supervising the tech shop at Penn since 1982. Peter holds an MA in Theatre from the University of Michigan and a BA in Mathematics from Albion College. Peter also teaches design through the Theatre arts program and is the resident designer for the Barrymore Award winning Interact Theatre Company in Philadelphia. The Shop: 4100 Walnut, 215-898-5823
Sara Outing, Administrative Coordinator
Sara is a Class of '13 alumn working as a scenic designer, fabricator, and puppeteer for local theatres. She's delighted to be back in the Penn community! Stop by the front desk for long discussions about tea, papier-mache, and art markers.