NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts serves the New York University community and its educational mission, as well as New York City residents and audiences from the surrounding Tri-State area. Because of this, our Washington Square location and 852-seat capacity make NYU Skirball a highly desirable performance and conference venue. Featuring a beautifully designed theater, a sprung stage for dance, and technology for new media and broadcast capabilities.

More information and technical specifications can be found here.  To apply to rent NYU Skirball please fill out the form below.  Once you have submitted the form if you need to reach out to check the status of your application please call 212 992 8487. If your date is available and the event receives approval based on guidelines in our General Policies, someone from our team will reach out within 10 business days.

Date Choices(Required)
Event Date Choice One(Required)
Event Date Choice Two
Event Date Choice Three
Please list alternate date range, if applicable.
Mailing Address:
Type of Organization
Contact Person(s)(Required)
Will your event include participants or performers under the age of 18?
Equipment Needs:
For the following categories, please check ALL that you think may apply.
Service Needs
This event will be livestreamed/recorded with intent to share publicly (via social media, webcast, etc)
Front of House Services
Other needs
Include scenic elements, furnishings, special effects, printed programs, musical instruments, etc.
Please note: No information about any event at NYU Skirball Center may be released without being submitted for approval. Refer to General Policies Governing the Use of the Skirball Center for more information.
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Name of Person Completing Application(Required)
Name of Person Responsible for Approval and Payment(Required)

Please allow 10 business days for your application to be processed.

Persons completing this application affirm that they have received, read, and agree to abide by all Skirball Policies: Marketing Policies & General Policies.