A mind-blowing mix of virtuoso hip-hop dance with cutting-edge digital projection.
With grace and wit, the hilarious comedian, actor/writer, and disability advocate jokes about her family, global culture, and her life with cerebral palsy. Performances in Arabic and English.
UK-based percussionist Sarathy Korwar works in collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi students and UAE-based artists to create new music and reach a new international audience.
Children of all ages will be delighted as two dancers paint on air, immersing the audience in a colorful environment made of music and digital images.
The Middle East’s longest-running poetry open mic shines a spotlight on some of the UAE’s most talented established and up-and-coming spoken word and performing artists.
A Contemporary Arab Cinema series presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with The Arts Center and Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.
A magical musical meeting of Raman's enigmatic songs with ecstatic Sufi qawwali, a string quartet, orchestral percussion, and hypnotic grooves.
World Premiere commissioned by The Arts Center.
Toshi Reagon’s expansive vision of sonic Americana inspires audiences with BIGLovely’s big-hearted, hold-nothing-back approach to rock, blues, R&B, country, folk, spirituals, and funk.
A mesmerizing theatrical work of rare power and beauty that reveals deep insights on gender, race, and the future of human civilization.
Olivier Kemeid’s version of Virgil’s classic tale shifts Aeneas’s search for a homeland into the modern world of revolution and migration.
A lovely, haunting meditation on human connection and disconnection, performed in complete collaboration with the audience.
Poets, songwriters, and musicians celebrate the UAE’s cultural diversity and explore their heritage.