Learning Opportunities

Platt Student Performing Arts House is committed to the learning and development of Penn student performing artists.  In addition to the learning experiences students gain from participating and leading performing arts groups, Platt provides the following programming to benefit student learning and arts engagement.

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    Alumni Performing Arts Career Symposium

    Join Platt annually this fantastic opportunity to connect with generous Penn alums in a variety of careers in or related to the performing arts.

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    The Theatre Initiative

    The Theatre Initiative exposes the Penn community to the best and brightest of the professional theatre world through guest lecturing, private lunch with selected students, and public master classes.


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    The Wallace Award

    The Wallace Award will provide a Penn undergraduate with funds to support a summer theatre internship in a professional environment. The award recipient will receive a $3,000 stipend.  Applicants are responsible for securing their internship.

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    Master Classes, Etc.

    Master classes, dinner/lunch conversations, and lectures are listed in the events section of our home page as details are made available. Most events other than performances are free to Penn students with ID, however they may require a ticket or rsvp.  Some events are not open to the public; check event details as listed on the home page.