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

  • 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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  • 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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  • NJ Performing Arts HS program

    December 2

    For the 4th year, a class of Senior theater majors (actors, stage management, design) at the Ocean County, NJ, Performing Arts Academy visited LPA for a research and orientation program.  At the teacher's request, the program has two main aims -- to help the students learn how to prepare for 

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  • Design NYPL 2012

    November 29

    The Design NYPL student group (Juniors at the HS for Fashion Industries) came to LPA for the first research workshop and orientation that will lead to their creating designs for the Anti-Prom 2012.  They researched the theme -- Victorian monsters.  As well as images for live performance and films Read More ›
  • John Jay College class

    November 9

    Orientation and research workshop for songwriting class from Department of Art and Music, John Jay College/CUNY. Repeat from 2010.

     

    Prof. Laura Greenberg

    John Jay College CUNY

    899 Tenth Avenue

    NYC 10019

    212-317-8000

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  • Gotham Performing Arts Academy class

    November 2

    Research class and tour for Gotham Performing Arts Academy modern dance/choreography high school class

    Baindu Kalokoh Gotham Professional Arts Academy 265 Ralph Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11233 718-455-0746 (phone) 718-574-3972 (fax)

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  • Wikipedia! The Musical!

    October 22

    As part of Wikipedia Loves Libraries events happening across the country in October, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will host an editathon for Wikipedians and researchers in the 

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  • Class for Fordham University students

    September 27

    Orientation research workshop for Freshmen in Introduction to Theater, fordham University, Lincoln Center campus

     

    Faculty contact is George Drance, SJ, Department of Theatre and Visual Arts, 212-646-6303

    NB: I was not able to determine whether Freshmen students were Adults 

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  • Class for John Jay College music students

    September 22

    Orientation and research workshop for 20th Century Music students, John Jay College/CUNY.

     

    Faculty contact is Evan Foss (Evan@nyu.edu), 443-414-2233

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