This multidisciplinary institution promotes performing, visual and literary arts through classes and performances for a wide range of audiences. Founded to promote issues of Jewish values and American pluralism, the Y now promotes a diverse roster of programs.
The dance and theatrical repertory of ABAKUA' Afro-Latin Company is designed to reach a broad audience and to nurture the widespread appreciation of Afro-Latin dance.
The world famous Ailey company has come to include Ailey II (1974), the Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and the Ailey Extension, which offers dance classes to the public on a walk-in basis.
Alwan for the Arts serves the Arab, North African and Middle Eastern communities and educates the broader public by showcasing a range of cultural events. In 2003, Alwan established a center in Lower Manhattan.
Founded by Gabriela Granados, American Bolero Dance Company's mission is to preserve and present the many forms of Spanish dance and music. Its repertory encompasses Flamenco, Classical and Regional Folkloric Spanish dances, Escuela Bolera, and Zarzuela. ABDC operates its Spanish Dance School in Astoria at Sol Dance Center, offering classes for adults and children. ABDC’s ongoing Flamenco dance and music performance series “Tablao Flamenco” also takes place in Astoria at The Chian Federation.
Andrea Del Conte Danza Espa√±a, dedicated exclusively to the flamenco, has an annual winter season at the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Queens as well as a touring program to U.S. colleges and universities. They also offer classes.
Headed by Mexican-born dancer/choreographer Annabella Gonzalez, this eclectic, international company performs its repertoire of over 60 modern dances in venues around the city and provides lively dance education programs to public school students.
ArtsConnection connects children, families and schools in creative partnerships for teaching and learning.
Automotive High School Music is the arts program at Automotive HS K610 in Brooklyn. Students in this program can choose from a variety of arts courses, and to be involved in ensembles and productions.