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THE ARTS CENTER
music + theater + dance + film + spoken word + multi-media + conversation = culture under one roof
Take a look at our 2017/18 season line up by clicking Events
Welcome to The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi — a beacon of inspiration at the university where performance, education, and community come together in a vibrant, state of the art setting to enrich the cultural life of both the campus and the city.
Classical bharatanatyam meets digital projection in Written in Water, which brings the Indian board game, Paramapadam (Snakes & Ladders), to vivid life. With a live score that interweaves maqam with Carnatic music, the choreography unfolds upon large-scale projections of original paintings by Chennai-based visual artist Keshav.
An epic evening of the complete Bach concertos for two, three and four pianos performed by masters and prodigies from the esteemed Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgium. Part of The Abu Dhabi Festival Recital Series.
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.