The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, a cultural hub for Abu Dhabi and the UAE, hosts major events and arts programming throughout the year. The Arts Center provides facilities for theater, music, film, visual arts, and interactive media activations through its state-of-the-art facilities and professional production crew.
The Arts Center also has a full-service box office to support ticketed events. Highlighted performances include:
Abu Dhabi Classics
Imagine Science Film Festival
Abu Dhabi Recital Series
Abu Dhabi Festival
Please contact us to inquire about hosting an event at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Performance theater with faceted, reflective sound-absorbing wood panels creating warmth and depth in sound and architecture. The hall is equipped with a complete rigging system and a retractable orchestra pit under the stage.
Seating: 700-seat theater
Stage size: 550 square meters
Serapid lift orchestra pit, fore-stage
Adjustable acoustic panels
Sprung wooden floor with Marley available on request
Digital projection and 35mm projector
Public Address (PA) system
Recital hall boasting a unique design resembling organ pipes that reflects and absorbs sound, providing both acoustic quality and an original architectural experience. Suitable for intimate concerts, dance performances, and readings.
Seating: 150-seat capacity
Stage size: 129 square meters
Portable sprung wooden floor, with Marley available on request
Digital projector for film and video
Adaptable studio facility suitable for music, dance, theater, and multi-disciplinary performances, with entirely flexible floors, walls, ceilings, electronics, AV systems and seating.
Seating: 250-seat capacity
Size: 333 square meters
Fully configurable space
Film Screening Room
Film screening room with projector, and in built high definition sound and projection system, creating a cinema-like experience ideal for private screenings.