A non-profit art gallery, founded in 1984, committed to nurturing artistic experimentation at 47 Great Jones Street. La Galleria encourages an active dialogue between the visual arts, new media, performance, curatorial and educational projects.
A monthly reading series designed to provide emerging and established playwrights with the opportunity to test their work in front of audiences and receive constructive feedback. All readings are free and open to the public.
An ongoing series of creative workshops and performances for the young and young at heart. Master artists from La MaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning.
A monthly poetry reading series which fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word. Poetry Electric features artists working in a wide range of styles including; beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. The series has presented over 200 emerging poets from diverse cultural backgrounds.
The American Human Beatbox Festival celebrates the uniquely American art of beatboxing, showcasing the full range of beatbox performance styles. The festival provides a platform for both new and established beatbox artists to share their art with each other and the New York community at large.
An annual dance festival in all three La MaMa venues. The Festival is devoted to presenting the full-range of contemporary dance forms and genres, reflecting La MaMa’s longstanding commitment to performance that transcends politics and unifies cultures.
An annual performance festival where the brashest new voices of the queer stage rally together to give audiences a peek into the future of underground, revolutionary queer art-making. Ranging from drag and cabaret to spoken word and theater.
A non-profit organization founded in 2009 by La MaMa and the Seoul Institute of the Arts. CultureHub utilizes telepresence and other technologies to connect artists from diverse disciplines and cultures, encouraging them to collaborate, experiment and explore.
The La MaMa Indigenous Initiative aims to provide a platform for Indigenous arts and culture, both nationally and worldwide. The Initiative curates original Indigenous programming, including workshops, markets, and theatrical productions, to elevate the voices and artistic works of Native communities both nationally and internationally.
A non-profit cultural center and artists’ residence in Spoleto, Italy founded by Ellen Stewart in 1990. La MaMa Umbria hosts the Spoleto Open Festival and is home to annual retreats for playwrights, actors and directors.
The Trojan Women Project sends artists from the Great Jones Rep to communities worldwide to work with actors, musicians and designers in re-creating the music and staging of LaMaMa's groundbreaking production of The Trojan Women, first produced by Ellen Stewart in 1974.