The votes are in, and now it's time to celebrate the 2019 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees! This year’s festivities kick off with the Evan Sherman Big Band paying tribute to the great Chick Webb. Over the past several years, the Evan Sherman Big Band has led some of Dizzy’s Club’s most energetic ...
This summer's presentation of the stunning Chinese dance-theater work Under Siege (August 8–10) is based on historic events that form the backdrop of the acclaimed film Farewell, My Concubine. Winner of the 1993 Cannes Palme d’Or, the film depicts a love story that emerges in a Peking opera troupe a...
Building off of last year's Made in NYC Heritage Sunday program, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD) with an all-star lineup of artists, Made in NYC 2.0 calls upon next-generation practitioners inheriting the city's soundscape with increasingly ...
Join the Caribbean Cultural Center as they celebrate the legacy of African influences on Puerto Rico's rich musical history. Featuring performances by Moncho Rivera, Cita Rodriguez y Su Banda, Carlito Padron y Su Banda, and the Bombazo Dance Company, this evening honors Puerto Rican musical icons Ti...
Blak Whyte Gray, the electrifying dance-theater work from Olivier Award–winning East London company Boy Blue, returns to New York after a sensational sold-out U.S. premiere at Lincoln Center's 2018 White Light Festival. With bold hip-hop choreography and a multilayered score that moves from driving ...
Liza Minnelli fans young and old are invited to gather under the stars in Damrosch Park for a rare screening of the Emmy- and Peabody Award–winning Liza with a “Z”. Capturing a one-woman, one-night-only production Minnelli gave at the Lyceum Theater in 1972, and along with it a momentous time in cul...
Bring the kids and get into the Out of Doors spirit during our annual day dedicated to dancing, singing, and fun around the fountain. 11:00 am Brown Rice Family A fresh world roots band jamming towards global solidarity, Brown Rice Family provides the masses with distinctively organic glob...
Growing up between cultures, first and second-generation immigrants of the Indian subcontinent have been creating a space for self-expression that acknowledges their hyphenated identities as Desis outside of South Asia. Join us for an exciting and growing lineup of genre-bending creatives defining m...
With his flawless footwork and ballet-infused moves, Jesús Carmona is “un fenómeno”—a phenomenon—of the flamenco world (New York Times). He brings his palpable charisma to the Damrosch Park Bandshell for a performance of his intensely beautiful Amator, a deeply personal work that draws upon his love...
In this "visually ravishing" production (Guardian, U.K.), renowned Chinese choreographer Yang Liping presents her stunning vision of the climactic battle between Chu and Han armies in 202 B.C., an encounter that changed the course of Chinese history. The story emerges from a fusion of mart...
Liaoning Ballet will celebrate their run at David H. Koch Theater with two programs: Hua Mulan and The Chinese and Western Ballet Gala. Hua Mulan is the Chinese version of Jennie Carignan, the story of a powerful female general in ancient Chinese history. As a young girl, unlike other ancient Chines...
¡VAYA! 63 Led by renowned percussionist composer, arranger, and educator Bobby Sanabria, the 21-piece multi-Grammy-nominated Multiverse Big Band has been hailed by Downbeat magazine as a "force of nature." Uniquely known for its versatility, the orchestra can seamlessly transition from com...
Australia's Circa ensemble embodies electrifying explosions of physicality and power in this stunning work that blurs the boundaries of dance, theater, music, and circus arts. Known for their “stratospheric skill” (Australian), the troupe melds circus acrobatics with contemporary dance in the tender...
Paul Taylor American Modern Dance will return to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center from October 29 to November 17, with Paul Taylor: Celebrate the Dancemaker, featuring the Paul Taylor Dance Company in a tribute to its founder, who died in 2018. The engagement marks PTAMD's first Lincol...
From darkness to dazzling, show-stopping light: the White Light Festival welcomes back The Manganiyar Seduction, a musical dance of delirium that had its U.S. premiere in our inaugural season and returned in 2013 due to popular demand. The Manganiyars, nomadic Sufi Muslims from Northwest India, inco...
Strauss Symphony of America Alastair Willis, conductor (London) Peggy Steiner, soprano (Dresden) Michael Heim, tenor (Vienna) Featuring dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine & International Champion Ballroom Dancers January 1, 2020 at 2:30 pm VIP T...
Trinidad & Tobago's world-famous Carnival celebration comes to The Appel Room courtesy of trumpeter, percussionist, and composer Etienne Charles. This high-energy spectacle seamlessly blends American jazz traditions with the thrilling sights and sounds of Trinidadian Carnival. It’s hard to belie...
The creators discuss their staged adaptation of Langston Hughes's The Black Clown
As we head into week two of Midsummer Night Swing, NewYork-Presbyterian's Dr. Nisha Jhalani explains the health benefits of dancing.
Catalina Maria Johnson traces the Latin dance scene in New York City in the first half of the 20th century
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Midsummer Night Swing, a reflection on the joy of connecting through dance
Do you embody the spirit of swing or are you the epitome of a disco diva?
Teen contributor Cara Chang reflects on Blak Whyte Gray, which returns this summer as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.
Lincoln Center Out of Doors pays tribute to a pioneering television show and live series that celebrated Black Arts.
It's free, it's in the fresh air, and there's a world of music to hear.
Midsummer Night Swing steps out once again starting June 25.
Accessibility at Lincoln Center turns a Jerome Robbins exhibition into an interactive workshop.
Lincoln Center offers a wide range of concerts, screenings and talks that are totally free
Lincoln Center has the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season.
To celebrate Disability Awareness Month this October, Accessibility at Lincoln Center is highlighting its programs and initiatives
The Japanese theatrical style that inspired Only the Sound Remains
The dance artists of this year's White Light Festival fly or fight their way across boundaries.
Dancer-choreographer Akram Khan's last full-length solo work, XENOS, captures the artist in the middle of a radical personal transformation.
You won't want to miss the U.S. premiere of Blak Whyte Gray.
The U.S. premiere of East London company Boy Blue's work demonstrates how our personal and political histories shape our perceptions.
This summer, Accessibility at Lincoln Center partnered with the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan to work with eight young adults on the autism spectrum as part of our Access Ambassador program.
A reflection from one of the poets featured in this weekend's Out of Doors event, La Casita
A note on the ongoing connection between Mark Morris and the Mostly Mozart Festival
For the hip-hop legend and Wu Tang founder RZA, kung fu is a dance and he has a new score for it.
On the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Katie Fanning reflects on its impact on the performing arts.
Meet the judges for this year's Ambassador Prize Lindy Hop Contest.
The 48th season of Lincoln Center Out of Doors begins July 24.
The 1983 catalogue essay that accompanied the original production of Available Light
James Hunter shares some of his earliest musical influences.
Bandleader Naomi Uyama's recipe for a great night of swing dance.
A quick guide to a quintessential Indian dance experience.
Enjoy these free events at Lincoln Center next month.
How do music and dance defy borders?
The Mambo Legends Orchestra's own Mitch Frohman picks a few highlights from the Tito Puente catalog.
On Thursday, July 11, Midsummer Night Swing will include a free adaptive dance lesson.
DJ Mar Y Sol picks a few highlights from Quijano's extensive catalog.
Understanding and respecting the origins of the Lindy Hop
Three celebrated artists' groundbreaking dance work comes to Mostly Mozart.
Leader of Los Habaneros, one of NYC's best Cuban dance bands, Gerardo Contino shares eight essential tracks from his childhood in Havana.
Midsummer Night Swing opens on June 26.
Lincoln Center introduces the Big Umbrella Festival.
Performers' perspectives on the iconic star-crossed lovers
Peter Walker, member of New York City Ballet's corps de ballet since 2012, discusses his path from dancer to choreographer.
Get to know two of Ballet Hispánico's dancers, who are featured in a special presentation by Lincoln Center at the Movies on PBS.
Boost your knowledge of music, dance, opera, theater, and film at Lincoln Center or from home.
Your Bollywood education starts now!
10 things you need to know about this year's historic presentation of Jewels
Are you a wistful emerald, a vibrant ruby, or an elegant diamond?
On Thursday, July 11, we are thrilled to include an adapted dance lesson from 5:30 to 6:00 pm.
Compagnie XY's Il N'est Pas Encore Minuit soars at Lincoln Center Festival.
Tips on dance and life from the former étoile and current Director of Dance at the Paris Opera Ballet.
The best two weeks of the year are just ahead—if you’re a Lincoln Center Young Patron.
After a 30-plus year hiatus, double dutch returns to the plazas of Lincoln Center.
Compagnie XY's art seems to defy the laws of physics. But physics makes it possible.
Step up your salsa game with these tips and songs from Marlon "International" Mills.
Amanda MacBlane talks to the ballet star about working with a visionary choreographer.
Midsummer Night Swing heralds the return of summer.
Borders are not barriers at this summer's Lincoln Center Festival.
Where do the performing arts fit in? Everywhere.
Our new "30 Days for $30" online lottery lets you enter to win premium tickets for just $30.
The David Rubenstein Atrium places New York's unparalleled diversity at the heart of its artistic programming. And every event is free.
For the 30th year running, Lincoln Center honors its employees who have consistently shown exceeding success in their positions.
Enjoy these exceptional Lincoln Center performances in the comfort of your own living room.
Liz Gerring discusses the process behind her work (T)here to (T)here.
For Disability Awareness Month, Katie Fanning discusses progress in the performing arts.
A note on the upcoming Mark Morris Dance Group performance, part of the White Light Festival's Sounds of India series
Lakshmi Vishwanathan discusses the visual vocabulary of Kathakali dance
Linguist David M. Bellos discusses the story of Babel and the benefits of linguistic diversity.
New York–based photographer Nan Melville recounts how she first got hooked on the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble.
Inspired by its biblical namesake tale, Babel(words) explores a world divided by language.
This summer, Accessibility at Lincoln Center launched the Access Ambassador Initiative, a new program to provide hands-on work experience in the arts to students with disabilities.
Mark Monahan talked to Christopher Wheeldon about the creation of his second full-length narrative ballet.
Ronnie Burke talks Bobby Rydell, fan clubs, and ring tones.
Drummer and bandleader Evan Sherman drops some knowledge about eight of his favorite swing tunes.
Lincoln Center accessibility updates for the month of April 2016
Enter the Faun will be screened at 7:30 pm on Monday, March 14, at the David Rubenstein Atrium as part of the ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival.
New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik introduces a series of free events.
The company’s resident choreographer talks about his newest ballet.
Don’t judge a work by its premiere: Some of history’s most celebrated and groundbreaking pieces of music, operas, ballets, and films didn’t receive their due at first.
Supercharge your arts knowledge with one of these expert-led classes on music, opera, dance, and film.
Want to hear directly from the dancers who move you and share in their day-to-day? Find them on Instagram.
The New York City Ballet principal talks about the fall season, the challenges and rewards of being a dancer, and why her sights aren't set on Broadway (yet).
In a pair of highly danceable playlists, Silent Disco DJs Joey Carvello and Bill Coleman capture the distinct vibes of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
Welcome to the wacky world of the "silent disco," a dance party where the crowd hears the music only through wireless headphones.
Live From Lincoln Center is a cornerstone of performing arts broadcasting, bringing the world’s greatest artists and performances in music, dance, and theater from Lincoln Center’s renowned stages to households across America on PBS. Since its premiere in 1976, Live From Lincoln Center has given hun...
Home to a robust, year-round program of FREE events including world-class performances, illuminating conversations, dance parties, kids’ programs, exclusive film screenings, and more. Atrium series include: Atrium 360°: Widen your worldview with our signature performance series enco...
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Dance under the stars in Damrosch Park to swing, salsa, disco, and more at New York’s hottest dance party.
Enjoy longstanding favorites and discover something new with three jam-packed weeks of world-class music, dance, and spoken word on the plazas of Lincoln Center. And it’s absolutely FREE!
A thrilling summer of international music, theater, and dance featuring the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, renowned guest artists, emerging voices, premieres, and more—all reflecting Mozart’s legacy of invention and humanity.
The Juilliard Store is open to the public on West 66th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. Unique as one of the largest brick and mortar sheet music stores in the world, it also sells a wide selection of musical accessories, books on dance, drama, music, and general interest, as well as ap...
A world-renowned educational center comprising music, drama, and dance divisions, Juilliard was founded in 1905 with a stated mission to provide the highest caliber of an artistic education and ensure that students and graduates achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizen...
The welcoming green space of Barclay’s Capital Grove is located just north of the Metropolitan Opera House, next to the Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace. Rectangular in shape and planted with London Plane Trees, the Grove offers a shaded canopy with moveable chairs underneath for visitors t...
Hearst Plaza is located behind David Geffen Hall between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Lawn, flanked by the shaded green trees of Barclay’s Grove to the south. The center of the plaza showcases the infinity pool of the Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace surround...
Established in 1934 by legendary choreographer George Balanchine and philanthropist Lincoln Kirstein, The School of American Ballet offers training for approximately 450 boys and girls from age six to eighteen. Most young students are New York residents, but those in the Intermediate and Advanced Di...
Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing-arts education. Its mission is to provide the highest caliber of arts education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citi...
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educ...
New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory. The Company was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, and it quickly became world-renowned for its athletic and contemporary style. Jerom...