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P.S.122 Performance Space

(212) 352-3101
150 1st Ave
Manhattan, NY 10003
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Performance Space 122 is a not-for-profit arts center serving the New York City dance and performance community. P.S.122 is committed to supporting the development of work by individual artists who create live art with an authentic vision. We are fully dedicated to finding, developing, and bringing to the public eye artistic creations from a diversity of cultures, points of view, ages, and sexual orientations. P.S.122 advocates innovation. The work it supports challenges artistic forms, traditional contexts, and content as a means of revealing truth.

P.S.122's primary concern is supporting artists' individual creative process. We encourage artistic investigations by providing creators with rehearsal space, workshop space, constructive criticism, performance opportunities and challenging audiences.

P.S.122 further supports its mission by providing national and international touring opportunities to exemplary works developed under its auspices. Linking communities through the medium of live art, P.S.122 seeks to facilitate communication between artists and communities, at its home space and on the road.

P.S.122 is a New York based institution with an inclusive view of the world. They participate in a dialogue of artistic exchange between like-minded cultural centers nationally and around the globe. We do this in order to expand the education and development of American artists and their audiences.

Since its founding in 1979, P.S.122 has been committed to the advancement and development of this community by providing an environment that encourages exploration and risk-taking through a series of programs which addresses its needs and cultivates an audience for the work. P.S.122 has become a major contributor to the cultural life of NYC and has achieved national and international recognition as one of this country's most important and innovative alternative presenting organizations.
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Telephone: (212) 352-3101
Address: 150 1st Ave
Manhattan NY 10003
Cross Streets at E. 9th Street
Neighborhood: East Village
  • to 1st Ave -- 0.3
Web Site: ps122.org/
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Hours And Additional Info
Weekday events typically are in the evenings.
Weekends offers both matinee and evening performances.

Box Office Open:
Tuesday - Friday: 2pm - 6pm
6pm before every show
2pm before matinees