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Past Programs at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

  • DoE/LCE Middle School Boot Camp Visual Arts Students

    August 8

    The NYC Department of Education collaborated with Lincoln Center Education and the Education staff of constituent members to develop a "boot camp" for middle school students to prepare them for the auditions and/or portfolio reviews needed to get into a magnet performing and visual arts high 

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  • DoE/LCE Middle School Boot Camp Theater Students

    August 7

    The NYC Department of Education collaborated with Lincoln Center Education and the Education staff of constituent members to develop a "boot camp" for middle school students to prepare them for the auditions and/or portfolio reviews needed to get into a magnet performing and visual arts high 

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  • DoE/LCE Middle School Boot Camp Instrumental Music Students

    August 5

    The NYC Department of Education collaborated with Lincoln Center Education and the Education staff of constituent members to develop a "boot camp" for middle school students to prepare them for the auditions and/or portfolio reviews needed to get into a magnet performing and visual arts high 

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  • DoE/LCE Middle School Boot Camp Vocal Music Students

    August 5

    The NYC Department of Education collaborated with Lincoln Center Education and the Education staff of constituent members to develop a "boot camp" for middle school students to prepare them for the auditions and/or portfolio reviews needed to get into a magnet performing and visual arts high 

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  • DoE/LCE Middle School Boot Camp Dance Students

    August 4

    The NYC Department of Education collaborated with Lincoln Center Education and the Education staff of constituent members to develop a "boot camp" for middle school students to prepare them for the auditions and/or portfolio reviews needed to get into a magnet performing and visual arts high 

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  • Arts Intensive Vocal Music program

    July 11 to July 12

    The High School Vocal Music students in the Department of Education's Arts Intensive programvisited Friday morning, July 11.  It is the first of four programs in music that will come to LP for orientation and training on enhancing repertories.   Karen Burke and Bob Kosovsky showed them 

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  • Annual visit from Musical Theater Workshop

    May 27

    Julie Boyd and Mana Allen brought their students from the Fordham University summer term Musical Theater Workshop to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts for an orientation workshop and a chance to look at manuscript lead sheets and piano-vocal scores by Broadway songwriters held 

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  • Beatles exhibition visit

    May 7

    A class of 27 Middle School students from P.S. 168 The Bronx (District 75) visited the exhibition, Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles, the last scheduled visit for the popular exhibition.

     

     

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  • 5th Grade Music classes visit Beatles exhibition

    May 5

    The 5th grade Music classes at PS 11, Chelsea, visited for a program in Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles, paired with small group tours of the circulating music material. They learned to locate songs in the Song Index, circulating scores and CDs.  

     

     

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  • Tour for REFORMA, Northeast chapter

    May 2

     

    REFORMA, an ALA-affiliate association of librarians in Spanish-language collection development and service to Spanish-primary language users, meeting at the Library for the Performing Arts, received a tour of the facility and of the Beatles 

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  • Henry Street Settlement senior companion program program

    April 30

    A group of 20 volunteers from the Senior Companion Program at the Henry Street Settlement visited The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Beatles exhibition.  Discussion in the collections tour focused on the Henry Street Settlement, and the importance of its components 

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  • PS200 Retired Teachers

    April 24

    A group of 12 retired teachers from PS200 (Brooklyn) visited The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts for a building tour and Beatles exhibition tour.  This event was re-scheduled from Thursday, March 13, 2014, because of weather.

     

     

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  • Performing Arts Trivia Night at (le) Poisson Rouge

    February 20

    What happens when the expert curators and archivist of the library show up at one of New York’s most renowned nightclubs for the arts, (le) Poisson Rouge? The most imaginative arts focused trivia night this city’s ever seen.

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  • Research workshop for college dance class

    February 8

    10 dance students from Franklyn and Marshall College in Pennsylvania came to LPA to learn and practice research.  They focused  on individual topics in 20th century dance and practiced both computer catalogue and card catalogue techniques.  At the request of the teacher, Jennifer Conley, they 

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  • Program for Juilliard dance students in stagecraft class

    December 9

     Third year Juilliard dance students came for a exhibition tour and artifacts program in conjunction with their classes on stagecraft.  They looked at the documentation of stage design and lighting in the Vandamm exhibition.  They were shown examples of costume designs by Florence Klotz, 

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  • Annual class for Ocean County (NJ) HS theater seniors

    December 6

    For the 5th year, the teacher has brought Theater Seniors for gallery talks and tour between the school's Fall play and Spring musical.   The play was The Man who Came to Dinner, so the students looked for references to it, authors George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, and the individuals who were 

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  • Bronx Health Science HS art class

    December 4

     

    21 10th grade students from the Bronx Health Scienc HS came with the Art teacher to look at the Hirschfeld exhibition.  They had been studying drawing and illustration and came with assignments based on the material in the exhibition.  The session began in the vandamm exhibition, 

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  • Orientation, exhibition tour for Pace University theater students

    November 13

     

    A group of Pace University theater program first year students paired a Theatre on Film and Tape Archive introduction with a "how to research" and exhibition program, as part of their course Acting for Film.  Students are counted as Young Adults for stats, but may have been 18- 

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  • Research class and tour for SITI

    November 8

     

    Orientation and exhibitions tour paired with research workshop for 21 adult theater students (ages 18 - 23) in the new Conservatory program established by SITI Company.   Organized by teaching artist Megan Carter following the TOFT/LPTW program with SITI founder/director Anne Bogart. 

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  • Tour for Theater Production seminar, SUNY new Paltz

    October 30

    Annual research workshop and exhibition tour for Senior Theater Production students of Frank Trezza, SUNY at New Paltz.  The program was arranged through AskNYPL and erferred by the Billy Rose Theatre Division.  Attendence estimated for students aged 17 - 20.

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