The Palladium is a partnership with St. Petersburg College. Both are committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. Your support of the Palladium Theater is a powerful demonstration of your commitment to supporting the work of the college and helps ensure that the Palladium continues to provide the outstanding programming this community deserves and enjoys.
We present up to 200 performances a year, featuring some 2,000 artists. Our two theaters draw 65,000 patrons, 150,000 guests via streaming media, and 3,000 school-based youth.
The Palladium fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, by offering educational and community programs that bring artists and audiences together in a first-class professional, affordable setting. Whether in the main concert hall or kicking back in the intimate Side Door, the historic Palladium Theater is consistently ranked as one of Tampa Bay’s best, most affordable venues for classical, jazz, blues, theatre, opera, Celtic, comedy, dance, educational, literary and community events. The Palladium is part of what makes Tampa Bay great.
Palladium Partner Opportunities
Palladium Theater Season Partnerships
Whether in the main concert hall or kicking back in the intimate Side Door, the historic Palladium is consistently ranked as one of Tampa Bay’s best and most affordable performing arts centers. We present up to 200 performances a year, featuring some 2,000 artists. Our two theaters draw 65,000 patrons. Become a season series or individual concert partner and in advance promotion of the shows reach over 10,000 through social media; 26,000 via direct e-marketing, and the Tampa Bay region through advertising and publicity in local media outlets.
Palladium Chamber Series Season Partnerships
Founded by The Florida Orchestra’s Concertmaster, Jeffrey Multer, and Palladium Executive Director Paul Wilborn, the Palladium Chamber Players series has been bringing world-class chamber music to Hough Hall since 2013. Every season promises a celebration of artistry at the highest level, with tour-de-force programming performed by some of the best chamber musicians in the world. Five concerts, one a month, attract 400-500 patrons each Wednesday evening.
Side Door Season Partnerships
The Side Door is consistently ranked as one of Tampa Bay’s best, most intimate, and affordable venues for jazz, blues, cabaret, folk, comedy, swing and more. The acclaimed listening room seats up to 175 people in classic nightclub style with a bar and candlelit tables for four, six or eight guests. There is simply not a better jazz or blues club in the region; and not another that presents local and national touring artists. Each season features approximately 60 shows. We average 20 blues and 40 jazz shows a year. Become a partner and reserve your own table at each performance for your favorite guests and reach thousands of music lovers over the season
BEACON Contemporary Dance Partnerships
BEACON featured contemporary dance artists and troupes that bring our communities to together to celebrate what dance alone has the power to do – honor the potential and beauty of every human body. This is the only contemporary dance event of the year in our region. The audience of 300-500 can expect virtuosic dancing, bold imagery, and multidisciplinary collaborations, often with live music showcasing the beauty, elegance, and dignity of the human form in motion.
Palladium Creative Fellowship Partnerships
The Palladium’s Creative Fellowships program supports and fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing artists. We are the only theater in the region serving as an arts incubator, supporting performers in our community as they develop new ideas. We select 12-20 culturally diverse artists and their groups in the areas of jazz, pop, dance, blues, and new music to develop and new works every year since 2021. Some are presented on our mainstage and others in the Side Door. Partner benefits include knowing you are investing in local talent. And you and your guests will be the first to see their work!
The Palladium operates under the St. Petersburg College Foundation, 59-1954362, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All donations to the Palladium are tax-deductible and will be recognized via a receipt or acknowledgment letter directly from the Foundation stating that they have not provided any goods or services, in whole or in part, to you in consideration for this voluntary cash contribution.
When donating online, leave a comment stating which program of ours you are supporting such as Chamber Players or BEACON.
Checks can be made out to the Palladium Theater with a comment in the memo line notating which program you are supporting or leave blank if it’s for the entire theater. Mail to: 253 Fifth Avenue North, St. Pete, FL 33701.