Friday, March 25th at 6 PM AS220 Main Stage – 115 Empire Street $10 advance | $12 day-of SIGN UP IN ADVANCE! Marty Allen, author of…

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Dance! Theatre! Folk Opera! Performance Art Group Show!  The Black Box has it all this weekend!

Dance! Theatre! Folk Opera! Performance Art Group Show! The Black Box has it all this weekend!

Spring has sprung!   And new performance work is blooming out of the Blackbox this Easter Weekend!   Please try to make sure to check…

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"AS220 has a Chef?"

“AS220 has a Chef?”

On Tuesday, March 15th, AS220 FOO(d) Head Chef Kyle Clayton headed down to Newport to compete in Week 3 of “Battle Chefs IV” at The…

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Brighter Worlds / CVTYM Week 1

Brighter Worlds / CVTYM Week 1

Brighter Worlds / CVTYM is a new program, offered in partnership by AS220 and IZOLYATSIA, empowering youth in Rhode Island, and young people displaced by the…

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Come Feel "A Familiar Sense of Slip" This Week at the AS220 Black Box!

Come Feel “A Familiar Sense of Slip” This Week at the AS220 Black Box!

Passive Aggressive Novelty Company presents the premiere of A Familiar Sense of Slip, by Providence-based artist, Andy Russ. Interweaving elements of theatre, dance, music, and…

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Live Arts Venues

Main Stage:
The AS220 Main Stage hosts over ten events a week and is a 200 capacity performance venue and gallery space. The venue contains 4 powered main speakers, three monitors, in house compression and efx, projection / dvd capabilities, and a 6 foot screen. A full inventory can be viewed here.  While the Main Stage hosts a wide array of artistic programming, it primarily is used as a concert venue. It is located at 115 Empire Street.


Black Box:
The Black Box is an extremely versatile 90 capacity performance theatre. It has a surround sound system, Subwoofer, digital projector with 8′ X 12′  screen, and full theatrical lighting. The space focuses on theatrical and dramatic works and encourages users to customize the space to suit the needs of their production. The Black Box is on the first floor of 95 Empire Street.


Dance Studio:
The dance studio hosts regular dance, yoga, and fitness classes and is available for rental for rehearsals and private instruction. The Dimensions of the marley floored room are  28′ X 42′ and it is equipped with mirrors, ballet barres, an easy to operate sound system and sunlight!

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Psychic Readings:
Psychic Readings is an intimate and mysterious multi-purpose room. It has a capacity of 45, but also has an “Annex Room” which moonlights as an art gallery. Psychic Readings is run in conjunction with the AS220 Artists in Residence on the third floor of the Empire Street building.