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Ars Nova

discovers, develops & launches singular theater, music & comedy artists.


September 23 - October 28, 2023

a sacred offering created by nicHi douglas
with music by S T A R R Busby & JJJJJerome Ellis
directed & choreographed by nicHi douglas
a co-production with National Black Theatre

March 15, 2024 - April 13, 2024

a sonic narrative collection by James Harrison Monaco
directed by Andrew Scoville


Ars Nova's dynamic slate of programs supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work. By providing a protective environment where risk-taking and collaboration are paramount, Ars Nova amplifies the voices of a new generation of diverse artists and audiences, pushing the boundaries of live entertainment by nurturing creative ideas into smart, surprising new work.


Live streamed & on-demand from the city's most promising emerging artists

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