Performing Arts

The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, a cultural hub for Abu Dhabi and the UAE, hosts major events and arts programming in addition to providing facilities for our theater, music, film, visual arts, and new media studies departments.

Key Features

• 700-seat performance hall (Red Theater)
• 250-seat Black Box theater
• 150-seat recital hall
• 60-seat film screening room
• 1,100-square-foot lobby
• rehearsal rooms
• film editing studios
• full-service box office to support ticketed events 

Rental Spaces

  • Recital Hall (Blue Hall)
  • Black Box
    • 700-seat theater
    • 550-square-meter stage
    • 448-square-meter auditorium
    • 13m x 18m proscenium arch
    • 21m fly tower
    • serapid lift orchestra pit, fore-stage
    • adjustable acoustic panels
    • sprung wooden floor with Marley available on request
    • digital projection and 35mm projector
    • full lighting
    • Public Address (PA) system

Additional Services

Cater Food for Your Event

With a wide menu selection, we will be able to customize and met specific requirements of your event and venue.