Founded by one of the legends of modern dance, this umbrella organization includes the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the Merce Cunningham Studio. Cunningham's dance foundation continues his artistic vision through education and performance.
Founded in 1948 by Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine, the New York City Ballet performs in the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.
A landmark theater, City Center hosts performances by renowned national and international visiting artists, and City Center's own programs, such as the Encores! musical theater series.
New York Live Arts was founded in 2011 by a merger of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Dance Theater Workshop.
Since its opening in 1965, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has earned a reputation as one of the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of information on the performing arts. Each year, the library presents more than 200 free concerts, play readings, lectures, film screenings and panel discussions.
New York Theatre Ballet was founded in 1978 by its artistic director, Diana Byer. It is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States. NYTB restores and revives small masterworks by great choreographers and creates hour-long ballets based on children‚ literature.
NYC Dance Arts was founded in June 2011 and has been progressing in growth with aspiring dancers. We provide the opportunity for adults to continue their passion in dancing through guidance and artistic vision.
On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
Peridance Contemporary Dance Company (PCDC) has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance in New York City since its inception in 1984, when it was founded by artistic director Igal Perry. PCDC upholds the elegance and articulation of classical ballet, while exploring contemporary movement and design and collaborating with musical artists.
A broad range of performing arts disciplines‚ drama, dance, music, performance art, troupe comedy, children's events‚ from a host of multicultural companies are presented in either the 476-seat Main Stage Theatre or the 100-seat cabaret/black box studio.