Community Arts

Register your child for Performing Arts Saturdays! More information below.

The Community Arts program offers adults and youth opportunities to experience and participate in the arts through original and professional-caliber performing and visual arts events, as well as workshops, classes, lectures and partnerships with renowned arts organizations in New York City.

Community Arts events take place at the Bernie Wohl Center at Columbus Avenue and West 91st Street. The Center's versatile auditorium serves as a concert hall, theater in the round, dance performance space, art gallery and film venue.

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Coming up


March 1-31

Women History Artists Month (WHAM)

A full month of performing and visual arts by and about women! Schedule and ticket links below.


March 1-28 – Art Exhibit Featuring paintings and photographs curated by Hellotittie: 

March 1, Friday, 7:30 pm – WHAM Opening Night Reception Meet the visual and performing women artists of WHAM. Get Tickets

March 2, Saturday, 5 pm – My Body, My Country by Anabella Lenzu DanceDrama An intimate dance performance by Lenzu that makes the viewer think about how they view bodies, followed by a Q&A & Body Mapping Workshop. Get Tickets

March 7-17, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 pm, Sunday, 3 pm – Pride and Prejudice by Hudson Warehouse In this story of society, class, and manners, Elizabeth Bennet’s rash judgments keep her from seeing a man’s true character, while encouraging the attentions of another. Adapted and directed from Jane Austen’s most popular novel by Susane Lee. Get Tickets

March 12, Tuesday, 8 pm – Movimento Mulher no Gunga (Woman on the Gunga Movement) presented by Afro Roots A women-led Capoeira Angola group utilizing movement, music, art and discussion as instruments for social activism. 

March 18, Monday, 7:30 pm – She Plays presented by Silver Glass Productions and 29th Street Playwrights Collective A festival of short plays about women, written by women, and directed by women. Get Tickets

March 20, Wednesday, 8:00 pm – The Most Learned Woman by Laura Caparrotti This Kairos Italy Theater production tells the story of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, the first woman to earn a doctorate from a university. Voices of her life, including from Elena, take us back to 1600, with violin playing in the background. Get Tickets

March 22, Friday, 8:00 pm – Reclaiming Vietnam by Kim Chinh After rejecting her Vietnamese identity, Kim travels to Vietnam, the birthplace of her father. As she uncovers her long-buried roots, she is forced to combat the demons of her past and learn the power of forgiveness. Get Tickets

March 23, Saturday, 7:30 pm – The Pink Hulk by Valerie David What does Valerie do when diagnosed with cancer again? Afraid of losing “the girls,” she takes them out for one last hurrah! And does she have a “happy” ending? Come see this solo show to find out! Experience Valerie’s inspiring journey of finding her own superhero within!

March 24, Sunday, 3:00 pm – An Afternoon Opera Concert with Cheryl Warfield. A musical perspective on AfricanAmerican opera divas past and present. Get Tickets

March 26, Tuesday, 8:00 pm – 5th Annual La Primavera Vinni presented by Rosa Tatuata - Michela Musolino Welcome Spring! Come celebrate spring with dance & folk songs from Southern Italy. In partnership with Afro Roots. Get Tickets

March 27, Wednesday, 7:30 pm – Women at the Crossroads with Caytha Jentis and other women artists In the “Moth-style” format, women of all ages and colors tell their personal stories, in ten minute monologues, of life, laughter, love, and everything in between. Get Tickets

March 28, Thursday, 7:30 pm – Closing Reception for the Hellotittie Art Exhibit

March 29, Friday, 7:30 pm – Unbossed & Unbowed by Ingrid Griffith A staged reading of a solo show about the life of Shirley Chisholm, the Brooklyn-born 20th century politician, unlikely candidate for President of the United States, and the forgotten face of revolution. Get Tickets

March 31, Sunday, 3:00 pm – A Haydn Retrospective with The Cramer Quartet This program follows the evolution of the string quartet through Haydn’s life by featuring works from the composer’s most beloved & influential quartet collections. Get Tickets



Performing Arts Saturdays

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Mozart for Munchkins

Rise and Shine Concerts on Fridays
Jan. 11-Feb. 2, 10:30 am

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Sunday Concerts
Feb. 11, 4 pm
March 10, 11 am
April 14, 4 pm
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