There are dozens of performing arts spaces at NYU. And whether you want to take in a show or learn techniques from star faculty, NYU has you covered. What’s more, from music practice rooms to blackbox theatres, you’ll find the resources you need to hone your technique solo or with classmates. These are some of the highlights.
Mainstage musicals, orchestral concerts, operas, and choral, dance, and music technology performances. All of these and more take place in the Frederick Loewe Theatre. This traditional 298-seat proscenium-style theatre is located in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s Education Building in the heart of NYU’s Washington Square campus.
The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for cutting-edge cultural events at NYU. Part of the Kimmel Center for University Life, this theatre boasts an impressive 850 seats. It has welcomed artists, academics, and thought-leaders to its stage since 2003. In addition to being at the heart of NYU’s performance scene, it is also a highly regarded performing arts space in New York City.
The 88-seat Provincetown Playhouse on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village has a history dating back to 1916. Today, it serves as a rehearsal and performance space for the Educational Theatre program at Steinhardt. In addition to hosting readings, new musical works, and storytelling evenings, the playhouse also doubles as a classroom space.
The James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio is a 7,500-square-foot multifunctional teaching, recording, and research space. It serves students in the music technology department of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, a division of the Tisch School of the Arts, has every resource for creating music. Its facilities feature not only three state-of-the-art recording studios but also an audio workstation production lab and two edit suites.