Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University

NYU Skirball Center is conveniently located at the corner of LaGuardia Place and Washington Square South at the base of NYU's Kimmel Center for University Life. The main entrance is at 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012.

Events take place at the Skirball Center throughout the year with a majority of activity between September and May. We strive to make all of your experiences at the Center as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. The Shagan Box Office is open 2 hours prior to each performance to accommodate your ticketing needs. For most performances the lobby opens 1 hour prior and the doors to the theater typically open 30 minutes prior. Early arrivals are welcome to enjoy the café in the lower lobby. If you arrive after a performance has begun, our front-of-house staff will assist you with seating at the first available opportunity.

Detailed directions and parking information are available here. The Center is easy to reach and is surrounded by excellent restaurants and hotels.


NYU Skirball Center offers the following accessible services to our visitors:

 Accessible and Companion Seating is available on all levels of the theatre.

  1. Balcony accessible and companion seating is on the street level.
  2. Parterre accessible and companion seating locations are one level below ground, and are accessible via an elevator located in the main street-level lobby.
  3. Orchestra accessible and companion seating locations are two levels below ground, and are accessible via the lower lobby by an attended elevator. Please see the Front of House Staff for assistance.
  4. Transfer chairs are available for all accessible seat locations. Please feel free to inform the Box Office Staff, or add a note to your online ticket order, if a transfer seat is needed. Front of House Staff can also assist upon arrival.

 Infrared Assistive Listening Devices are available free of charge at the Lobby Café in the lower level lobby. Photo ID is required as a security deposit. Our ALDs are Infrared Stethoset Headphones. Neckloops are available upon request and as our supply permits.

Service Animals are welcome at NYU Skirball Center.

Restrooms are located in the lower lobby of the theater, which is accessible by elevator, one level down from the main entrance. They are located across the lower level lobby, opposite the elevator. All restrooms are equipped with a baby changing station.

PHOTOS: Mario Morgado (L), Greg Kessler (R)