Space Grant Opportunity through The Indie Theater Fund

November 20, 2018By Lauren Soares

Through a partnership with The Indie Theater Fund, artists and organizations can apply to receive 40 subsidized hours of rehearsal space at $6/hour. Here are the details: The Indie Theater Fund will grant 40 hours of rehearsal space to 5 fund companies at a special rate of $6/hour, made possible through subsidies from Spaceworks and ITF. Hours … Read More

Job Opportunity: Spaceworks Seeks Facilities & Equipment Manager

November 7, 2018By Lauren Soares

Spaceworks seeks a Facilities Manager to take a leadership role maintaining Spaceworks’ growing, city-wide portfolio of creative spaces. Spaceworks currently operates four multi-disciplinary facilities with three additional facilities scheduled to complete construction within the next year. Facilities are designed and outfitted to support programmatic operations including public arts programs, office space rentals, visual art studio … Read More

NYSCA $10/Hour Dance Rate Expands

October 25, 2018By Lauren Soares

Featured Artists: Shauna Sorensen and Dancers. Photo Credit: Jonathan Freeland Big news! We are thrilled to announce that dancers can now access the $10/hour NYSCA rate at all times at our Long Island City and Williamsburg locations. Book space for your next dance rehearsal now, and help us spread the word! A huge thank you … Read More

Welcome to our new website!

October 17, 2018By Lauren Soares

Last year, we asked our members how they wanted our new website to look and feel. The feedback: they loved our easy, self-serve booking and were eager for more ways to connect with other creatives. Since then, we’ve been working with Nicole Brydson of Misfit Media to build a dynamic, mobile-friendly website. The site now includes … Read More

Celebrating Preeti Sodhi’s Contributions to Spaceworks Since 2013

October 9, 2018By Lauren Soares

Lauren Soares, Spaceworks’ Communications Manager, sits down with Preeti Sodhi, Project Director, to talk about why she got involved with Spaceworks, what drives her career as an urban planner, and the lessons she’s learned along the way… Lauren Soares (LS): You’ve been at Spaceworks since the very beginning. How did it all start? Preeti Sodhi … Read More

Our Summer RUSH Discount is here!

July 1, 2018By Lauren Soares

Our Summer RUSH discount is here! From now through August 31, 2018, save 50% on all reservations when you book space day-of. Also during this time, dancers have access to the $10/hour NYSCA rate all day every day, not just during off-peak times. We hope this supports you in continuing your creative practice this summer. Best, … Read More

New York Music Month Returns – June 2018

May 17, 2018By Lauren Soares

New York Music Month is upon us! Thanks to an initiative from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, music-makers rehearse for free this June at our 20 studios as part of the official celebration of New York City’s music sector. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or a beginner looking for practice space, you have access to up to … Read More

Meet Our Newest Teammates, Tanisha Christie and Ariel Phillips!

April 21, 2018By Lauren Soares

We’re honored to welcome Tanisha Christie, Artist-in-Residence, and Ariel Phillips, Director of Development, to two brand new positions on our team. Tanisha Christie (she/her), Artist-in-Residence “Born in New York City and the daughter of Afro-Panamanians, I look forward to being part of the Spaceworks team. After years of working at the nexus of arts, healing and … Read More

What does community mean to you? Reflecting on Calling The Circle

April 4, 2018By Lauren Soares

Hi friend, Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout my career as an urban planner, his teachings have reminded me of the importance of rooting my work in practices of social justice and racial equity. It’s important that we don’t shy away from tough questions and … Read More

What resources do you need in order to thrive?

March 6, 2018By Lauren Soares

Hi friend, I want to start my message to you with a quote by Native American spiritual leader and chief Sitting Bull: “Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love.” Perhaps you have spent time this winter … Read More