Recent Events / Performances @ GK ARTS CENTER

Treehouse Shakers Presents: Under The Tangle

Join Treehouse Shakers, an award-winning dance and theater company, with their newest dance-play, Under the Tangle. Under the Tangle takes family audiences on a theatrical journey that is filled with surprise, wonder and discovery. PURCHASE TICKETS Visually Vibrant, Under [...]

Nutcracker Sweets – December 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017 – Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet.

Enjoy this Holiday Performance showcasing the Professional Training Program students of Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. The performance includes Act 2 of The Nutcracker and other classical ballet excerpts including Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire, Flames of Paris and many more! This is an exciting [...]


A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD October 5 - 8, 2017 October 5, 7PM GALA October 6-8, 2017 – Festival Performances October 8, 2017 – Family Friendly Program On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates the [...]

The Dance Gallery Festival 2017

The Dance Gallery Festival 2017 Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center 29 Jay St November 3, 2017 7PM Opening Night $25 General Admission Followed by a reception and meet & greet with Festival artists Twelve artists, selected by the Festival committee from more than 250 applications, will [...]


World Premiere, Chamber Version: January 9-13 at 7:30pm and January 14 at 6pm At Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

Golden Boy by Clifford Odets

Nov. 9, 10, 11, 12 – 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 2017 - 8.00 PM - Weekend matinee 2.30 PM Saturday: 2 shows 2:30PM and 8PM - Sunday: 1 show at 2:30PM TICKETS AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE! Directed by Aaron Latham and Graydon Gund [...]

GK Arts Center is the Venue of choice of a wide array of Events and Performances.


Event Farm
CBS News
IFP-Independant Filmmaker Project
Social Thinking
FitPro Domination
Fashion Inc
Anchor Light Productions


Gelsey Kirkland, Wendy Whelan, David Halberg, Misty Copeland

Dance Companies:

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet
Complexions Contemporary Dance
Parsons Dance
Shen Wei Dance
Gallium Dance
Black Iris Project
Dance Caribbean Project
Raja Kelly Dance
Periapsis Music & Dance
Rioult Dance
White Wave Rising Dance
Dumbo Dance Festival
Stephen Petronio
Helen Simoneau Dance
Gallium Dance
Vim Vigor Dance
Abarukas Dance


Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet
Youth America Grand Prix
American Dance Festival
Alexandra Beller
Liberty Ballet
Hoop Dance
Martinez Academy of Arms


St. Annes Warehouse-Rehearsals for Streetcar Named Desire
Aquila Theater- Performances of Romeo & Juliet, Sophocles’ …… and Sherlock Holmes
American Opera Project
Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Random Access Theater – Play readings


The Gelsey Kirkland Ballet is a Studio Company founded in 2013. Recent performances include The Nutcracker, the Premiere of Stealing Time, a new work by Michael Chernov and Mischief, Mischief & More Mischief.

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Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center Academy Button 2016

The mission of the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet is to foster a rebirth of dramatic storytelling in ballet through programs that provide specialized training for gifted students from around the world.

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