Harlem Stage fosters the creation and development of new works by performing artists of color; provides a valuable forum for culturally diverse artists, community-based performing arts organizations and regionally-significant arts groups. Harlem Stage institutes important education programs for the metropolitan area's young people and, presents performances for Harlem residents at affordable prices.
Harlem Stride provides a thorough investigation of the history and legacy of music as influenced by Harlem over the past 100 plus years and, concomitantly, opens the door to the next wave of musicians and music to develop from this legacy
Year established: 1983
Directions: Harlem Stage is located at The Gatehouse across Aaron Davis Hall at the campus of the City College of New York, at West 135th Streets on Convent Avenue. Convent Avenue is one block east of Amsterdam Avenue and is the extension of Morningside Avenue beginning at 127th Street.
By Bus: From the east side: M-101 to 135th St. & Amsterdam Ave.;
From the west side: M-11 to 135th St. and Amsterdam Avenue; M-4, M-5 to 135th St. and Broadway.
1 to 137th Street at Broadway or
A, B, C, D to 125th Street at St. Nicholas Avenue
From 125th Street turn north onto Morningside Drive, which becomes Convent Avenue at 127th Street and continue to The Gatehouse entrance at 135th Street.
Limited parking is available, on performance days, on the south campus, directly behind Aaron Davis Hall at the corner of West 133rd Street and Convent Avenue.
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