A world of entertainment awaits audiences at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, located on the Lehman College campus, part of the City University of New York, near Van Cortlandt Park. Since 1980, the Lehman Center has been presenting performances from around the world in its 2,300-seat concert hall.
This 16.3-acre campus is home to 12 resident companies, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the New York City Opera, the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the New York Philharmonic, among others.
Lincoln Center Institute brings dance, music, theater, visual arts, film and architecture into classrooms across the New York City metropolitan area, engaging students and teachers in learning about and through the arts.
The campus arts and culture offerings include three galleries (Salena Gallery, Nathan Resnick Showcase Gallery and the Humanities Building Gallery); music and dance performances in the Kumble Performing Arts theater; and readings and film screenings.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
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.
This organization brings arts programs to under-served communities in New York City, particularly in Brownsville, East New York and Bedford-Stuyvesant. It offers play development and music production programs for emerging artists, and Arts-in-Education programs for school systems.
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.