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Cultural Programming

The Schimmel Center for the Arts is the principal theater of Pace University and is located at the University's New York City campus in lower Manhattan.  Schimmel Center is a hidden gem, in Manhattan's financial district. As the principal setting for performing arts at Pace University’s Downtown New York City campus, we serve both the Pace University community as well as the community at large.  It provides a performance and assembly facility to the university and the general public and features the Pace Performing Arts Department’s theater, musical theater and dance productions.  The Center also hosts academic lectures, conferences and classes, as well as public cultural events.  Visit our website at: