Since 1990, New 42 has made it possible for

610,000 students

to experience live theater through New Victory arts education

1,488 NYC youth

to achieve professional and personal success through paid employment with the New 42 Youth Corps

1,250 new works

to journey from New 42 Studios to Broadway stages and beyond

Early findings from New Victory’s landmark research study on the impact of performing arts featured in National Endowment for the Arts latest report. See why the performing arts matter.

Laura Benanti and Celia Keenan-Bolger

New 42 Virtual Gala

Join us for a very happy hour when hosts Laura Benanti and Celia Keenan-Bolger help us gather a few of our friends to put on a show (from their respective homes, of course). The New 42 Virtual Gala 2020 honors Marc Spilker with the Marian Heiskell Award. Proceeds support New 42’s vital work to empower artists, educators and families through the performing arts.

Man in chair leading body percussion activity in his apartment

New Victory Arts Break

While we may have had to cancel our season, New Victory is committed to bringing the performing arts to the widest possible audience, which is why we’re excited to introduce you to New Victory Arts Break. Guided by our Teaching Artists, you and your family can discover new skills from the comfort of your own home with a week’s worth of arts activities, released every Monday.

New Victory Impact Research

In the only longitudinal study of its kind, New Victory measured the social and emotional impacts of arts engagement on school communities with no previous arts programming. Read more to find out how kids are transformed by live performances.

New 42 Youth Corps has shaped me in a way that encourages me to help others.”

Jonathan Rodriguez, New Victory Usher Corps, Class of 2013 & New 42nd Street Fellows Corps, Class of 2018

Explore Youth Corps

Funding for New 42 Youth Corps has been provided, in part, by BNY Mellon.

NEW VICTORY THEATER

New Victory opens new worlds to young people and families through extraordinary performances, education and engagement programs.

NEW 42 STUDIOS

New 42 Studios cultivates new ideas in the performing arts through services and spaces that embolden artists to do their best work.

Photo of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of “Hamilton”  by Joan Marcus, New Victory photos by Alexis Buatti-Ramos.