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PARK CITY PERFORMING ARTS FOUNDATION DBA Park City Institute

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Our audiences span multiple generations. People love to share the arts & create memories with children & grand-children.

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Free student outreach is key to our mission. Here S. Summit & PC High School students learn from Ailey II dancers.

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Acting legend John Amos, here for his one-man show, regaled PCHS drama students with tales of stage, screen & Broadway.

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Our Filmmakers in the Classroom partnership with Sundance Film Festival puts films & filmmakers in front of HS students.

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Local students show composure as a boa constrictor is presented to the crowd by Utah's Hogle Zoo, courtesy of PCI.

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Here for FDR, Ed Asner captivated an AP Government class with tales of the politics of the FDR era & his own activism.

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Summit County dance students were treated to a Master Class by a member of MOMIX, courtesy of PCI.

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Free literacy-tutoring fronted by quirky retail shop. Kids grades 1-12 drop in after school Mon-Thurs with homework.

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Dave Eggers, Pulitzer Prize-nominated author & founder of 826 Valencia, visits our free literacy tutoring center.

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Eggers points out that 35-40 hours a year of one-on-one tutoring improves comprehension & skills a full grade level.

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We are always looking for after-school volunteers. Please call us at 435-655-8252 to learn how you can become involved.

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Dedicated to ideas worth spreading for a better world. Join us December 5, 2013 for TEDxWomen Park City.

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Live speakers like travel writer Lavinia Spaulding (here) present their own 18-minute TED talk before the live audience.

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Local dancers and musicians are an inspiring part of the live program at all TEDxParkCity events.

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TEDxParkCity is independently organized & operated under license from TED.

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If you're lucky enough to receive an invitation, don't miss this thinky opportunity for your brain to break free.

Park City Institute: Where new ideas live. We enrich community by providing innovative experiences that entertain, educate & illuminate.

We believe arts and ideas matter. We are continually seeking ways to serve our community by bringing arts and ideas into as many lives as possible.

We bring performing arts from the international stage to the Park City stage, for the illumination of residents and visitors alike.

  • This season alone, we will present Jane Lynch, Keb Mo, Neil Gaiman, Sam Bush, Parsons Dance, Suzanne Vega, Mummenshanz and more.
  • Our eighteen performances this year are guaranteed to make you laugh and cry and elevate your spirit. Our season includes dance, theatre, music, family attractions and amazing spectacles.


We sell tickets and sponsorships to all our events so that we can honor our mission give tickets to the underserved. 20% of our audiences are subsidized, including:

  • Summit County senior citizens; Treasure Mountain Middle School Leadership class; Latinos in Action; Peace House clients; local police and firefighters, Holy Cross Ministries clients; bus drivers and snow plow drivers and more, so much more.


We bring nationally recognized performers into the classroom to mentor and inspire our local students and their teachers.

  • Every act costs us more because we pay larger fees to have them participate in teaching activities, for multiple days which require increased accommodations, food and transportation.


We present the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series at Deer Valley Resort each summer under the stars.

  • We continue to offer subsidized tickets to these performances as well.
  • On the Deer Valley Stage we bring you iconic singers and songwriters and bands you're gonna want to know. Think back to Bonnie and Willie and Lyle but also One Republic, Bruce Hornsby, Darlene Love & Lisa Fischer with Muscle Shoals Live, Nashville Cafe and Trampled by Turtles.


We provide free, after-school, one-on-one, literacy tutoring at the Mega-Genius Supply Store and IQ HQ located on Swede Alley in Old Town.

  • Inspired by Dave Eggers’ 826Valencia.org – not school; not home; someplace caring and nurturing in between. Because the literary arts are still the arts.
  • Our students show marked improvement in their studies because of the individiual attention they receive here. Last we saw more than 1,200 student visits!


We gather the thinky people in the community for unforgettable TEDxParkCity and other illuminating experiences.

  • TEDxYouth@ParkCity
  • TEDGlobal
  • TEDxParkCityWomen


We organize Curiosities, curated salon-style evenings, several times a year for the idea-hungry.

  • Fine food, fine wine, amazing speakers, with well mixed audience members to encourage stimulating conversations.




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Park City Institute: Where new ideas live. We enrich community by providing innovative experiences that entertain, educate & illuminate.

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