Home to some of the nation's finest experimental work, The Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, Performance, Film and Literature is a performance laboratory where works by artists and companies are commissioned, developed and executed.
This nonprofit organization is charged with long-term responsibility for seven historic theaters on 42nd Street. In addition to running the New Victory, the New 42nd Street built and operates the New 42nd Street Studios‚ a 10-story building of rehearsal studios, offices and a 199-seat theater named The Duke on 42nd Street.
Designed and built in the 1930s by legendary architect Joseph Urban, the Auditorium is an impressive 468-seat venue with a proscenium style stage. It was named one of the world's most powerful rooms by ABC news in 2014, thanks to the incredible roster of public figures and leaders who have spoken there.
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand and navigate the business of theater.
Now in its second century of service, the School provides instruction in music and dance to more than 5,000 students of all ages at its school on East 11th Street and through 28 partnerships with schools and community centers primarily on Manhattan's Lower East Side as well as Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
Topaz Arts provides public programs in contemporary dance and visual arts.
Urban Stages presents new works and new artists through staged readings and workshops. Plays that began at Urban Stages have gone on to commercial runs.
Westbeth Artists’ Housing provides affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families. Opened in 1970 through funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the J.M. Kaplan Foundation, Westbeth continues to offer affordable artists’ housing and an array of cultural activities.
The gallery is part of the Westbeth Artists residential complex in the West Village. Monthly gallery exhibits feature both residents' work and those of invited artists and are usually curated by a resident artist. Literary readings and performance art take place in the community room.
The Whitney maintains one of the world's foremost collections of 20th-century American art. With some 12,000 works, virtually every American artist of significance is represented.