In support of the Brooklyn College/CUNY, NY City and State initiatives to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, all scheduled events of The School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts' Departments -- Art, The Conservatory of Music, Filmand TV/Radio -- have been postponed until further notice. Information about when we will resume events at the Center will be posted here as soon as it becomes available. We thank you for your continued support of the Arts at Brooklyn College.

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About Us


Brooklyn College is proud of its long tradition of partnership with the Brooklyn community by encouraging access to the performing arts facilities. The Claire Tow Theater in Whitman Hall is the ideal gathering and performance space for every from small civic, cultural and community groups for their events to Broadway-sized fully-staged professional productions, and all at very competitive rates.

The theater's spacious Mezzanine Lounge is also available for rental for business meetings, confrences and private parties.

Over the years, Brooklyn College has hosted a variety of community events, from neighborhood dance school recitals to the NYC Police Academy graduations to town hall meetings and church gospel performances, as well as the graduation ceremonies of a majority of our Brooklyn high schools,

Our rental rates are contingent upon the type of show or event you are planning, but whatever the event, our full staff of highly skilled theatre professionals will help you manage all aspects of production for your event, from the first rough design sketches to the curtain-cue on your opening night.


Brooklyn College and the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts are proud of our long tradition of offering a wide variety of concerts, films and other events throughout the season, all free to the general public. Brooklynites are invited to enjoy these offerings often and with friends. Watch for free events by the departments of the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.

Event Highlights:

Ashman and Menken's "LIttle Shop of Horrors"Brooklyn College Musical Theater Collective Presents
Ashman and Menken's "LIttle Shop of Horrors"
Gi60: One Minute International Theatre Festival-2019The Brooklyn College Department of Theater Presents
Gi60: One Minute International Theatre Festival-2019
Haitian Creole Jazz Symposium and Jam SessionThe Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College Presents
Haitian Creole Jazz Symposium and Jam Session