Van Stone International House for Arts and ED

Van Stone International House for Arts and Education

Visit the most prestigious dance, music and rehearsal space in Philly -- a comfortable, no-frills, nonprofit listening room of international renown, where everybody who wants to be anybody will rent; where iconic musicians turn up as regularly for rehearsal and other things in the building.

The building is located in West Philly, close to both downtown and the Philadelphia Airport. We offer restrooms and space. Parking is often available on the street. Van Stone International House for Arts and Education will generally accommodate your needs.

Van Stone International House for Arts and Ed Rehearsal Space/Family Space was established out of an obvious need for musicians and families in Philadelphia to have an easy place to rehearse or venue affairs, without having to travel out to the edge of the city, commit to a monthly lease, or take up space in their own living area. We want it to be as easy and fun as possible for you to just come, play music and meet for hall affairs.
Van Stone International House for Arts and Ed houses two performance venues floors, a 60 x 18 square inch space. Both venues spaces consist of open space for seating with a stage for the floor of the room and are available for year round rentals of all types.

Van Stone International House for Arts and Ed typically rents both its facilities areas by the day or week, Monday through Sunday, with rates including the space and the equipment (you provide or we provide - labor not included).

Rates vary based on season, availability, non-profit status, for-profit status and mission fit. Daily rentals can sometimes be arranged under special circumstances such as quick accommodation days, afternoons or nights. Friday or Saturday daily rentals are possible if the requested date is within 2 weeks of inquiry and the space is available. Please view the information below for technical details and lists of included venue purposes.
Formly Black Dance Theater, Stacy Adams Shoe Store Outlet, Urban Pool Hall and Billiards, Urban Reception Hall, and Urban Clothing Store, AKAstudios/Van Stone International House for Arts and Education has a commitment to community and personal well-being. Its goal is to uplift the mind, body, and soul. It seeks to enrich students' lives through high-quality artistry and service to society. This studio offers a full schedule of classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, and lyrical contemporary. Those who take ballet can expect teachers to follow the ABT® National Training Curriculum. This program was created by world class dance artists in conjunction with sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, and orthopedics advisors. As a result, classes concentrate on strong kinetics and coordination as well as proper body alignment.

Become a tourist and take a tour with AKAstudios’ and Van Stone International House for Arts and Education’s guide and dance instructor at the Van Stone building. To book a tour and spend a few hours discovering dance, pool hall and billiards, shoes, reception and food tasting and more (wine tasting and painting, book reading and lecture forms) please go to the link below to register for an appointment only tour date. An RVSP tour fee per tourist will be sent out to you with details about individual and group trip visits.  



  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 9 mos


Kashim Anthony Turpin 
Philadelphia, PA
Van Stone Productions Inc 
Registered nonprofit
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