Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

About Us

Facilities and Rentals
Rental information, seating charts, advertising opportunities and more.

Resident Companies
Premier performing arts groups reside in the Kimmel Center and the Academy of Music.

Our Leadership
Kimmel Center, Inc. chairman, vice-chairmen, president, and board of directors.

Careers and Volunteers
Job listings and volunteer opportunities.

Our Story
Mission Statement and History

Building the Center
Construction photo gallery, timeline, building facts and more.

Important Links
Websites of affiliated organizations

Contact Us
Email link, mailing list form, phone numbers and staff listing.


Kimmel Center, Inc., a charitable, not-for-profit organization, owns, manages, supports and maintains The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. Kimmel Center, Inc. also manages the Academy of Music, owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Academy of Music serve as home to eight Resident Company performing arts organizations, including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, American Theater Arts for Youth, PHILADANCO, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Peter Nero and the Philly Pops®. Kimmel Center, Inc.'s mission also includes arts in education, community outreach and a rich diversity of programming through its Kimmel Center Presents, sponsored by Citi and Broadway Series of performances.