The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) is a 70-seat performance and workshop space that presents the works of choreographers, dancers, playwrights, directors, musicians, writers and poets who are women, people of color or from the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community.
Reflecting the ethnic diversity of the borough, the Bronx Arts Ensemble's repertory features music from many cultures and in many styles, including classical and jazz.
A community college of The City University of New York located in the Bronx.
The Bronx Concert Singers is a nonprofit volunteer concert choir that presents concerts with professional soloists and orchestra.
The Bronx Council on the Arts provides an array of services to 5,000 artists and more than 250 arts and community-based organizations.
The society maintains the Bronx County Research Library and Archives and hosts educational programs, walking tours, exhibitions and lectures on the history of the only mainland borough. It also operates the Valentine-Varian House, in which the Museum of Bronx History is located, and the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage.
Poe's simple home, where he spent the last years of his life, is operated by the Bronx County Historical Society and has been restored to look as it did then.
This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.
From classical ballet and modern dance to jazz, tap, aerobics and martial arts, Bronx Dance Theatre offers both training and performances in its facility.
The purpose of the Bronx Festival of the Arts is to create greater exposure for the many talented artists -- painters, poets, musicians, dancers, photographers, multi-media artists -- working and living in the great borough.