|The Lower East Side is nationally recognized as an incubator for new work and diverse artistic voices. FABnyc supports 27 arts, cultural, and community groups throughout the Lower East Side that range in size from volunteer-run art collectives to nationally renowned theaters. All reflect the surrounding neighborhood and the City.
|Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company
Latino/African American modern dance company with works that range from abstract to dramatic.
Renowned visual arts organization that commissions produces and presents public art of all disciplines citywide.
Cooper Square Committee
Committee contributing to the preservation and development of affordable, environmentally healthy housing and community/cultural spaces.
Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association
Association that provides extensive assistance organizing tenants and preparing them for cooperative ownership of their homes.
Youth theater company creating original works and adaptations; youth serve as artists and staff.
Duo Multicultural Arts Center
Performance and film company that creates original work, with history of support for Latino Artists.
A place for a different kind of Latin American work - where boundaries are broken and experimentation encouraged.
La MaMa E.T.C.
Renowned international theater organization, legendary for experimental productions.
Millennium Film Workshop
Center supporting emerging independent film artists through ongoing screenings, access to production/editing equipment.
New York Neo-Futurists
Collective of writer / director / performers who attempt to finish 30 plays in 60 minutes every week.
New York Theatre Workshop
Leading New York theater, accalimed for its premieres of original, contemporary work.
Workshop and producer of new original film and theater works; offers master classes and opportunities for emerging artists.
Rod Rodger Dance Company
Multicultural dance company emphasizing the Black experience; offers movement classes for youth and adults.
Theater committed to Puerto Rican and Latino artists that performs both classic and contemporary works.
Works in Progress
Social enterprise company teaching young people graphic design and silk screening in a business environment.
Wow Cafe Theatre
Internationally recognized women's and trans folks' theater collective offering a range of artistic and production opportunities.
|Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
Arts center founded to nurture and develop Puerto Rican and Latino arts in the Lower East Side.
Experimental theater that serves as a haven for creativity for artists and a living laboratory for audiences.
East Village Dance Project / GOH Productions
Pre-professional dance development and repertory company for children.
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
Working at intersection of scholarship, artistsic expression and politics to explore cultural values, memory and identity.
Horse Trade Theater Group
Theater development group focusing on new work and production of stimulating downtown theater.
The Living Theatre
Founded in 1947, presenting politically charged work exploring the boundaries of society.
Lower East Side History Project
Researching, documenting, and preserving Lower East Side history.
Exploring America's theatrical heritage to illuminate contemporary culture.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
35 years of spoken word, theater, poetry & slam, hip hop music and film on the Lower East Side.
Performance Space 122
Presenting a full-tilt, full on, full spectrum of contemporary live performance, from theater, dance and music, to multimedia and live art.
The Ukrainian Museum
Preserving and presenting folk art, fine art and historical archive relating to the history and culture of the Ukraine.
The Wild Project
Providing inspiring art from emerging artists, exploring green technologies, and finding innovative ways to help the world and each other.