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Published on April 1st, 2013 | by admin


Places to Go in New York for Performing Arts Students

When it comes to the performing arts, not many places can compare to New York City. From creative collections, to exhibitions, to art seminars, music on Broadway, schools of performing arts for students, and those looking to become actors and actresses, the opportunities are boundless. When it comes to the arts in the city of New York. Students come from around the world to study the performing arts as a major, others come for a shot at Broadway, just to have a feel of its uniqueness, while some more come for the priceless opportunity of mingling with a city where the arts are at its peak. The question then remains as to where else can you go to have a top experience in the city of New York as an aspiring actor or actress after you have attended those New York’s well-known performing art events, such as Broadway shows and the concerts at the Lincoln Center? As an answer to these questions, this article will present some top notch places to go to in order to gain invaluable experience as a student interested in the performing arts.

New York public libraryNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts – Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts presents an amazing collection of art materials like never before seen. From archival art works to documented pieces showing the true meaning of the performing arts, it is a sure place where students interested in the arts can avail themselves with the pure knowledge of the art world. The materials are presented to the public for free. There are also arranged programs, seminars and presentations in all formats. Whether you are a professional, an amateur or a just a student wanting to have a taste of the arts, you will surely find an interest at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts.

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) – Also referred to as the actor training centre, the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts is the heart of the performing arts for students. It is a place where the best of the best are trained to become professional actors. A lot of the popular names we see on Broadway have emanated from the NYCDA. This is a place where skills are built and sharpened for presentation to the world. One unique thing about the school is that one of their selection criteria is passion. You must be passionate about the performing arts before you can even have a chance at the NYCDA.

Abrons Arts Centre –  The Abron Arts Centre is a foremost spot for the performing arts. This is a place where students can go see the actual performances being done. This is a place to learn, to meet the real actors and be inspired by the best of the best. The Abrons Centre is located on the east side of Manhattan. The performances are one of a kind, very original and are a demonstration in excellence. There are also workshops as well classes set up for all ages, exhibitions and presentations, etc.

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