Performing Arts

Youth Matters

Snug Harbor’s Performing Arts Program is dedicated to presenting the best in theater, music, dance and film.

Programs occur throughout the year in the historic Music Hall and the open-air South Meadow Stage.  In the past, Snug Harbor has featured Joan Baez, David Bowie, Galt MacDermott, Ingrid Michaelson, Willie Nelson, Buster Poindexter, Tony Randall, Spyro Gyro and Jethro Tull, among others.

Snug Harbor’s Performing Arts department also produces original works with guest artists through our PASS (Performing Arts Salon Saturdays) series.  PASS events take place on the last Saturday of every month at Snug Harbor’s Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art. The salon’s focus is on original works in performing arts (music, dance, theater, and multi-media) in different stages of development.  When possible, work is developed in residence at Snug Harbor, which serves as an incubation lab.  Each PASS has a pre-performance reception and a post-performance artist talk moderated by the curator.  PASS is curated by Melissa West, Vice President of Curation.

Programs such as Youth Matters and Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc engage students with the performing arts through performances, artist talks, and opportunities to participate in the creative process.

Snug Harbor’s Performing Arts productions are supported in part by:

Snug Harbor is proud to host the work of local theater companies: