Since 1990, New 42 has made it possible for approximately:

675,000+ students
to experience live theater through New Victory arts education

1,600+ NYC youth
to achieve professional and personal success through paid employment with the New 42 Youth Corps

1 million views nationwide
of virtual education and artistic programs through New Victory Arts Break, New Victory Dance and New Victory On Demand

1,350 new works
to journey from New 42 Studios to Broadway stages and beyond

What’s new

Can the arts inspire hope? Listen as New 42 President & CEO Russell Granet and VP of Education & School Engagement Courtney J. Boddie discuss new research findings on how Arts Education sparks innovation, optimism and resilience.

Find your light. Empowering the next generation.

New 42 Gala

Join us on June 6 for a uniquely New 42 celebration featuring performances by Denée Benton, Matt Doyle and Norm Lewis. Proceeds from the event will benefit the innovative artistic, arts education and engagement programs of New 42 and New Victory.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

As New 42 implements new practices and working groups toward a more radically inclusive professional community, we publish our progress as a form of accountability. Our April 2022 update details some of the day-to-day happenings in our departments.

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Man in chair leading body percussion activity in his apartment

New Victory Arts Break

Designed for every kind of teacher (parents included!) and available for free online, New Victory Arts Break encourages kids to try new skills, discover new cultures and share their stories through the performing arts.

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“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

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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.