Families & Communities

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City Center On the Move

Enjoy free and interactive world-class performances in your neighborhood.

Expanding on our mission to make the best in the performing arts accessible to all, City Center On the Move brings extraordinary artists from our stage directly to New Yorkers in each borough.

Launched in 2019 for City Center’s 75th Anniversary Season, the inaugural season of On the Move’s citywide tour featured Bronx born choreographer, teacher, and tap dance artist Ayodele Casel, and special guest, six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill.

Take 5 Tickets

Bring your family and friends to City Center and experience the joy of the performing arts together.

For just $5 per ticket, families, community organizations, and school groups can enjoy world-class dance, music, and theater.

Take 5 Tickets are available to the following:

  • School groups.
  • Community groups.
  • Eligible families with children ages 5-18. City Center programs are not recommended for children younger than five. Children over 18 can register for Access City Center Club which provides exclusive ticket offers for select City Center productions for anyone 35 and under.

How Can Families Purchase Tickets?

  • Complete the Take 5 Tickets Family Signup Form.
  • Include the number of student and adult tickets you wish to purchase and the child/children's school name. Families can purchase a maximum of two adult tickets and three student tickets per production due to program popularity.
  • Registered families will receive an email blast when Take 5 tickets are available, including the promo code to enable your ticket purchase.
  • Pick up your tickets at the box office with a valid ID on the day of the performance only.

How Can Schools & Community Groups Purchase Tickets?

  • Email City Center’s Education team at Take5@NYCityCenter.org for instructions to purchase tickets online.
    • Include the organization’s name and number of student and adult tickets. Schools and Community Groups may request more than five tickets; however, purchases are subject to availability.
  • Pick up your tickets at the box office with a valid ID on the day of the performance only.

Please note:
- Each order of Take 5 Tickets must include at least one student ticket.
- Take 5 Tickets must be purchased at least 48 hours prior to the performance.

Take 5 Tickets Performances
Please check back for updates on which performances will be offered through Take 5 Tickets this season. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to City Center.

Please email Take5@NYCityCenter.org

The Take 5 Tickets program is made possible by the Arts Access Fund at New York City Center with generous support from The Jerome L. Greene Foundation.


If you are a teacher or parent looking to integrate the arts into your educational practice at home or digital classroom, explore our online collection of dance and musical theater study guides and video clips. Learn More.

Access City Center Club

Under 35? You don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy world-class dance and musical theater. Enroll in Access City Center Club and receive special ticket offers to select City Center productions. Sign up now.

Questions about Access City Center Club? Please email us at info@NYCityCenter.org