GK Arts Center, located in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn New York, is a large venue that hosts Dance & Theater, Events, rents several rehearsal studios and a 310-seat blackbox theater.
DIRECTIONS TO GK ARTS CENTER
Situated in exciting Dumbo next to the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges on the East River. 1/2 a block to Brooklyn Bridge Park and a very short walk to the Carousel, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and River Cafe as well as ferry rides to all of New York City’s destinations. Next door to Brooklyn Roasters Coffee.
Ideal for all Rehearsals, Performances, Corporate and Fashion Events, Film Shoots and Private Functions; -Trade Shows, Off-Site meetings, Weddings, Alumni Celebrations and of course Dance, Theater and Music Concerts.
Stage and all studios have Sprung Floors, Mirrors, Barres and Marley.
Location: 29 Jay St. Brooklyn NY 11201
Via Brooklyn Bridge: Take Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza W in Brooklyn. Take the exit toward Bklyn-Qns Expy from Brooklyn Bridge (2.9 mi) Merge onto Cadman Plaza W, Right on Prospect St go under bridge then left at Jay St (0.5 mi) Arrive at 29 Jay St
Via Manhattan Bridge: Take Manhattan Bridge/Manhattan Bridge Upper Roadway to Prospect St in Brooklyn, continue onto Jay Street (1.6 mi) Right on Prospect St under bridge then left at Jay St (Continuation) (0.3 mi) Arrive at 29 Jay St
Via Brooklyn Queens Expy (BQE) Westbound: Take I-278 W to Old Fulton St. Take exit 28 from I-278 W (4.1 mi) Take Front St to Jay St (0.5 mi) Arrive at 29 Jay St
Via Brooklyn Queens Expy (BQE) Eastbound: Take exit 28A toward Cadman Plaza W (0.1 mi) Slight right onto Old Fulton St (377 ft) Turn left onto Prospect St (0.2 mi) Turn left onto Jay St Arrive at 29 Jay St
NOTE: These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly.
Using the subway, the “F” train is the closest line. Coming from Manhattan take the F towards Coney Island – Stillwell Ave. to the York Street Station. It is aproximately a 3 minute walk on Jay Street to GKA. Subway Tickets and information: MTA New York City Transit – 718-330-1234 -or- 212-600-0047
ABOUT GK ARTS CENTER
ABOUT THE SPACE
GK ArtsCenter is a 20,000 square foot performance space with a 308 seat theater, and 4 spacious column free studios. Theater rental and studio rental are available for theatrical performances (dance, music, theater and opera), stage & studio rehearsals, classes, workshops, photo, film & video shoots, corporate events and receptions. The theater has a rep lighting plot. All studios have 32 foot ceilings and are outfitted with marley sprung floors, mirrors, state of the art sound systems and ballet barres for dance. The event space is all ground level and fully handicapped accessible. GK ArtsCenter is also home to Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet.
- 300-600 seat theater with full lighting grid and audio, projection capabilities
- 4 Huge studios each 2,000 sq ft with 32 ft ceilings -See facility plan and images below
- Full Production capabilities for AV, projection.
- Tradeshow level Internet 50mbps or more /WiFi capabilities for 500 or more users
- Full Catering available
- Extensive male and female bathrooms with wheelchair accessibility
- All facility street level
- Loading Bay for 40 foot truck