This city institution is the largest performing arts center in Manhattan north of Lincoln Center. Its two theaters and studio complex showcase multicultural performances that include everything from literary readings and dance to music and film. Currently in metamorphosis with over $12 million of capital improvements being done over the next four years, Aaron Davis Hall is here now and for many generations to come.
An American treasure for decades, this fabled venue has launched the careers of the world’s most legendary performers of today. The Apollo Music Café program showcases the new legends of tomorrow.
CTH is committed to returning the “classics” to Harlem. The award-winning theater presents the works of Shakespeare, August Wilson, Euripides, Melvin Van Peebles and others to the community.
DTH is one of the most renowned ballet companies in the world. Founded on a dream in 1969, this treasure of an institution trains and presents gifted dancers of African descent and beyond. International. Classic. Superb. That IS DTH!
As one of the only privately owned theaters in Harlem, this 130-seat venue includes a fine arts gallery, a private library and museum, a rehearsal facility and cabaret theater. The formerly real firehouse might be decommissioned, but the heat is turned way up inside.
One of the most important arts organizations in the city and to the Harlem community, HSA serves over 3,000 students annually in the artistic disciplines of dance, music, theater and the visual arts.
Harlem Stage is a performing arts center that celebrates and perpetuates the unique and diverse legacy of Harlem and the indelible impression it has made on American culture. Located on Convent Ave at W 135th St, this venue is a stunning New York City and national landmark.
The Raw Space on the avenue was created to establish art-house cinema about and for people of color. With an outdoor film festival, readings, exhibits, screenings and other diverse programming, enlightenment isn’t far away.
This is your local Harlem movie theater. First-run Hollywood movies and an occasional art house film (half-price before noon) are what you’ll find at this former NBA great turned entrepreneur’s successful theater chain.