New Village Arts To Unveil Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center

New Village Arts is proud to unveil the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center as the first arts center in the country to be named after a Black woman in the past 50 years. They are especially proud to honor Dea Hurston, a San Diego trailblazer for underrepresented communities in the arts.

Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center

Renovations elevated the theater-focused space into a bonafide arts center with expanded offerings and capabilities for performances, education and more.

Major upgrades include a new vibrant exterior, the Sahm Family Arts Education Center, naming of the Conrad Prebys Theatre, a one-of-a-kind live performance venue, expanded lobby space including the Patrick Farley Slainte! bar and more.

Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center Grand Reopening Celebration

Interior of Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center

On January 28 New Village Arts is also hosting a Grand Reopening Community Celebration open house where community members are invited to visit the new space and participate in art projects, improvisation games and more.

“The Ferryman” debut

New Village Arts Presents The Ferryman

On February 4 New Village Arts will open its debut production at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center with Jez Butterworth’s Tony-Award-winning play, “The Ferryman.” This will be the play’s first production in the United States after Broadway and will run through March 5, 2023.

For more info and updates, visit the website here and follow along Instagram and Facebook.

See you there, San Diego!

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  • Start Date
    January 28, 2023 12:00 pm
  • End Date
    January 28, 2023 4:00 pm
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    All done
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    New Village Arts, 2787 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Start Date
    January 28, 2023 12:00 pm
  • End Date
    January 28, 2023 4:00 pm
  • Status
    All done
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  • Address
    New Village Arts, 2787 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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