Providing opportunities for people of all ages to experience and participate in the arts
Please Note: For the safety of our community, all in-person public performances have been postponed until further notice. In the meantime, please join our mailing list or see below for our schedule of online events!
Goddard Riverside’s Community Arts program provides opportunities for people of all ages 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, film venue, and more!
212-799-9400 ext 4405
647 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
Forward Kwenda, internationally regarded as one of the greatest artists of the mbira music world, will be joined by Zicky, a true “wizard” of the mbira, for this epic duo concert live from Zimbabwe.
More info coming soon!
More info coming soon!
UWS LIVE TUESDAYS: Afro Roots
Every other Tuesday @ 7:30pm on Zoom – Tickets: $10 on Eventbrite
Afro Roots celebrates their eighth year at the Bernie Wohl Center! Every other Tuesday, join host Kevin Nathaniel and a featured guest artist for an intimate and uplifting evening of musical performance and engaging conversation.
Performances during the 2020 Fall Season will take place on the following dates. Please visit Community Arts on Eventbrite for tickets.
Classes and Workshops
*All classes remote until further notice.
Create – Compose – Choreograph
A creative exploration of Music and Dance
During this one-hour and 45-minute workshop, young artists are invited to explore the creative process of music- and dance-making. Through guided instruction, students will create a song and dance based on Maya Angelou’s “Caged Bird.”
This FREE workshop will be on Saturday, December 5th for youth ages 8-14 years old. No experience necessary.
Workshop: 11 am – 12:45 pm
Q&A: 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Register online for the workshop.
Goddard Riverside Beacon Program in concert with Ballet and Beyond NYC is offering free ballet and dance classes!
Beginner Ballet, Advanced Beginner Ballet, Intermediate Ballet Beginner Modern Dance, Intermediate Modern Dance Hip Hop and Improv
Classes are held through December 2020. For more information email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 212-799-9400 x4401
Available on Demand
Creative Jazz: Nicole Kadar, artistic director of NK&D / a movement company, leads a jazz dance class on video that is designed for seniors but suitable for all ages!
Ballet Barre: Michelle Cave’s Ballet Barre Class is available on YouTube – access high-quality ballet instruction anytime, anywhere.
Beginning Ballet: Ballet and Beyond NYC offers two online Beginning Ballet Class videos taught by Xenia Mansou.
Beginning Ballet Class 1 Video and Spotify Playlist for Beginning Ballet Class 1
Beginning Ballet Class 2 Video and Spotify Playlist for Beginning Ballet Class 2