Week of Community 2023

Join us October 23-27

Our annual Week of Community is an opportunity to engage with the vibrant artists, scholars, and entrepreneurs at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and explore the creative work being developed here. This week presents a unique moment to investigate the school’s breadth of scholarship and craft, and enjoy new experiences and conversations within our community. We kick things off Monday, October 23, and invite you to participate in the many program offerings, including lunches, showcases, and other special events. We look forward to seeing you there.

Sunday October 22

  • 2PM: Jam House 4 Show

    Collaborative Arts

    Warm up for Week of Community with Jam House 4. Encapsulating the essence of Collaborative Arts, Jam House is the culmination of a 48-hour weekend workshop that brings together the entire program to connect and create with working professional artists. Be a part of the audience as students present their interdisciplinary projects.

Monday Oct 23

  • 8:45am: Week of Community Kick-off Breakfast

    Dean Allyson Green

    Kick off Week of Community with breakfast hosted by Dean Allyson Green in the lobby at 721 Broadway. Mingle with classmates and colleagues and meet new potential collaborators!

  • 12PM: Community Lunch at 370 Jay in Brooklyn

    Dean Allyson Green

    Visit Tisch's campus in Brooklyn and enjoy lunch hosted by Dean Allyson Green. While you're there, be sure to check out the homes of ITP/IMA, the NYU Game Center, and the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

Tuesday Oct 24

  • 5:30pm: Future Imagination Researchers Welcome Reception

    Creative Research

    Join Dean Allyson Green and the Tisch Initiative for Creative Research for a reception welcoming the 2023-2024 Future Imagination Collaboratory (an artist-led, creative research center supporting interdisciplinary, and inter-sectional research and collaborations) Researchers.

Wednesday Oct 25

  • 10am: Coffee, Conversation and Connection

    Tisch AMC and Tisch Human Resources

    Tisch AMC and Tisch Human Resources invite you to Coffee, Conversation, and Connection during a week dedicated to fostering connections and engaging with the vibrant spirit of our community.


    Design for Stage and Film

    Everyone at Tisch is invited to come to an OPEN STUDIO to see the IN PROCESS work of the Department of Design for Stage and Film MFA set, costume, lighting and film designers.

Thursday Oct 26

  • 2pm: Hear Us Mini-Fest

    Creative Research

    An informal showing of works and works-in-progress by the 2023 cohort of HEAR US awardees. HEAR US (Honoring, Elevating, and Recapitalizing Underrepresented Stories) is a mentorship program celebrating and advancing student projects that center marginalized voices and stories.

  • 7pm: The Role of Theatre in Addressing Climate Change


    In celebration of Community Week, join Tisch Drama for staged readings of plays from the Climate Change Theater Action Festival (CCTA) 2023 and a rich discussion with student and professional panelists about the role of theater in addressing climate change.

Happening All Week

  • Community Coat Drive

    Kanbar, Office of Diversity, and Office of Strategic Initiatives

    Do you have excess coats, hats, scarves, gloves, or mittens—either new or gently used—that you no longer need? If the answer is yes, we warmly welcome your generous donations! Kindly deliver them to the 9th floor at 721 Broadway for the Tisch Community Coat Drive!