For over 35 years, Performance Space 122 has been at the forefront of live performance in the United States, commissioning and presenting a remarkable array of new and innovative theater, dance, new music, new media and performance. New York City audiences and the national sector see it as a bellwether for contemporary culture – a place where many artists carve out their style, practice and develop their distinct voice.

PS122′s New York City home is now undergoing a long-planned renovation, scheduled to complete in 2016. Our programming has expanded to take place all over New York City in collaboration with other venues and in found spaces. Our reach has been expanding even further with PS122 GLOBAL, a program exposing international audiences to new work from New York City artists. The 2015/16 season brings GLOBAL to new faraway lands. Pack your bags and join us on our travels!

PS122 Global Europe: New York Express

Yesterday Tomorrow | Annie Dorsen
November 2-4 at Le Maillon in Strasbourg, FR
November 16-17 at Tandem – Théâtre d’Arras / Hippodrome de Douai in Douai-Arras, FR
November 27-29 at théâtre Garonne in Toulouse, FR
December 6-8 at Théatre de Gennevilliers with Festival d’Automne à Paris in Gennevilliers, FR

YOUARENOWHERE | Andrew Schneider
November 4-7 at Le Maillon in Strasbourg, FR
November 13-14 at Tandem – Théâtre d’Arras / Hippodrome de Douai in Douai-Arras, FR
November 25-28 at théâtre Garonne in Toulouse, FR
December 3-5 at Théatre de Gennevilliers in Gennevilliers, FR

Thank You For Coming: Attendance | Faye Driscoll
December 3-6 at Théatre de Gennevilliers with Festival d’Automne à Paris in Gennevilliers, FR

PS122 GLOBAL in France and Croatia is presented with the support of the Trust for Mutual Understanding; French-US Exchange in DANCE (FUSED), a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States; FACE Foundation, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Florence Gould Foundation, and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication; and Office national de diffusion artistique (ONDA).

Global Europe
Global Funders


Past 2015 Tours:
PS122 Global Australia: New York Narratives

Bronx Gothic | Okwui Okpokwasili
October 8-12

YOUARENOWHERE | Andrew Schneider
October 15-19

Acting Stranger | Andrew Schneider
Now open for Melbourne Scene Requests.

New York Narratives | Ancillary events bridging two influential yet distinctly individual, independent theater venues and producers — Performance Space 122 (PS122) in New York and Arts House in Melbourne. Featuring stage on screen works by Half Straddle, Eric Bogosian, Andrew Schneider, Reggie Watts and many more. For full information on all the events, visit New York Narratives.

Presented by Arts House and the Melbourne Festival in association with PS122

Global Australia

In addition to providing a viable and valuable two-way touring model for local and international companies, PS122 GLOBAL spotlights a unique and vibrant cross-section of both PS122 and NYC, designed to provoke new ideas, dialogues, and opportunities in and around relevant and robust cultural exchange and international collaboration. – Vallejo Gantner, PS122 Artistic Director


Andrew Schneider Photo by Maria Baranova
Okwui Okpokwasili Photo by Ian Douglas
Faye Driscoll Group Photo by Maria Baranova
Annie Dorsen Photo by Roland Rauschmeier

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