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

  • Exhibition programing for older visitors

    July 23

    Exhibition intensive program focusing on The Great American Revue (Astor Gallery) and two case exhibitions in the 3rd floor reading room -- on Andre Charlot's Revue of 1924 and Edison Cylindars.  Participants also viewed Star Quality: The world of Noel Coward.  Event designed to try out and 

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  • Summer Arts iInstitute MS and HS Dance classes

    July 17

    Orientation, presentation of mss, material in The Great American Revue exhibition and research workshop for students in the Middle School and High School Dance programs of the NYC Department of Education's Summer Arts Institute.  Assisting staff:  Arlene Yu

    NB Middle school 

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  • Summer Arts Institute MS/HS Instrumental Music class

    July 16

    Orientation, presentation of mss. material in The Great American Revue exhibition and research workshop for students in the Middle school and High School Instrumental  Music program of the NYC Department of Education's Summer Arts Institute.  Assisting staff:  Jonathan Hiam and Abby 

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  • Summer Arts iInstitute MS Vocal Music class

    July 13

    Orientation, presentation of mss, material in The Great American Revue exhibition and research workshop for students in the HS Vocal Music program of the NYC Department of Education's Summer Arts Institute.  Assisting staff:  Bob Kosovsky 

    NB Middle school students range from 

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  • Summer Arts iInstitute HS Vocal Music class

    July 13

    Orientation, presentation of mss, material in The Great American Revue exhibition and research workshop for students in the HS Vocal Music program of the NYC Department of Education's Summer Arts Institute.  Assisting stasff:  Karen Burke, Paul Greenhaw

     

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  • Performing Arts materials class and tour for Disney interns

    July 9

    Annual program for the summer interns at the NYC Disney Theatrical office.  Since they are Arts Management undergraduate and graduate students, it focused on the range of producers' artifacts (scripts, scores, schedules, notes, designs, etc.on display in The Great American Revue, but also 

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  • Program for Musical Theater seminar

    July 2

    Exhibition tour and introduction to performing arts research for high school students at the Musical Theater Seminar, presented by the 92nd Street YMHA.  The second session group will visit on July 30.  As well as the 3 gallery exhibitions, the workshop focused on the Beatrice Lillie materials 

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  • Research workshop/tour for Renaissance Charter HS for Innovation

    June 12

    The Renaissance Charter HS for Innovation requested a workshop on researching popular music for students.  The school schedules intensive mid-term and term-end concentrated projects.  We discussed different ways to write and write down music, using examples from the Great American Revue Read More ›
  • Musical Theatre research program

    May 30

    The Summer Musical Theatre Workshop at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus spent an afternoon at LPA, learning how to use the Library to research songs, scripts and production material.  The event also included a session on early 20th century songwriters Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, 

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  • Educator Workshop Making Connections: History and Literature through Theater and Music

    May 24

    The decades between World War I and II saw drastic changes in many aspects of American and British life. Among these changes were suffrage, heightened expectations for equality for women and African Americans, a greater comfort level with Europe and European ideas, and wider acceptance for 

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  • Theatre Collections with Ben Brantley

    May 16

  • workshop and tour for Newark project

    May 5

    Research workshop on writing scripts and songs with tour of The Great American Revue and Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward for Newark, NJ, Saturday intensive project involving students at the Art High School.  Group also viewed segments of Macbeth (Alex Baldwin, Angela Bassett 

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  • Playwriting research/workshop for HS students

    April 18

    Innovation HS has one week each term in which students can pursue intensive study of something not in their core curriculum, which is STEM-heavy.  This group of HS students focused on playwriting.  as wll a an orientation tour of LPA, they saw the scripts, prompt scripts, annotated lyrics, etc. Read More ›
  • Professional Development for Music Teachers

    April 9

     

    Research workshop, orientation tour and exhibition tour (Star Quality: The world of Noel Coward) for 22 Music teachers in the Trumbull, Connecticut, Public Schools. 

    Contact:

    Mike McGrath

    Music Team Leader, Trumbull Public Schools

    203-556-2616

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  • Popular music theme orientation for high school students

    March 13

    Introduction to popular music research at LPA following the Title I High School students' attendence at a Tuesday noontime Gotham Jazzmen concert in BWA.  They were studying roots music, jazz and rock & roll., so program focused on different ways that popular music could be notated and Read More ›
  • Popular music theme orientation for high school students

    March 13

    Introduction to popular music research at LPA following the Title I High School students' attendence at a Tuesday noontime Gotham Jazzmen concert in BWA.  They were studying roots music, jazz and rock & roll., so program focused on different ways that popular music could be notated and Read More ›
  • Theater research tour for Ursuline Academy of Dallas

    March 12

    Exhibition tour, Orientation and demonstration of research at LPA for 20 HS students (with teachers and family members) in NYC for Spring term theater-going and acting workshop.  Contact had requested that research demonstration focus on the grandmother of a student,  Ruth Anne Fleming who had Read More ›
  • Research workshop and tour for Joffrey Ballet Tour

    February 8

    2 succesive research workshops, LPA orientations and exhibition programs for Dance History classes for 6th year students at The Joffrey Ballet School.

     

    Contact: Nicole Duffy Robertson

    The Joffery Ballet School

    434 Avenue of the 

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  • Professional Development for The Leadership Program

    February 3

    Professional Development program, LPA orientation and exhibition tour for Trainers and Teaching Artists working in The Leadership Program.

     

    contact: Carla Gomilla. Programs Coordinator

    598 Braodway, 5th floor

    NYC NY 10012

    212-625-8001

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  • Gallery event for Meet the Artist participants

    December 15

    Two groups of high school students attended the Lincoln center for the Performing arts, Inc.' "Meet the Artist" program in the Bruno Walter Auditorium.  Each group also had a curatorial presentation about the exhibition in the Vincent Astor Gallery, The Birth of Promotion: Inventing Film 

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